Military Health Program Manager 3

Requisition ID: 21009008

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: McLean, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Peraton’s Civil and Health Sector is looking for a Manager, Programs Level 3 to support our Military Health programs.  The successful candidate will become part of Peraton’s Military Health portfolio and the main program liaison between Peraton and DHA. The selected candidate must have a comprehensive knowledge of program management standards, policies, and guidelines. Candidate must have a successful track record in bidding and leading programs with successful, quantified business results. Candidate should possess a broad background with a varying portfolio of experiences including software development, enterprise IT solutions/services, and other related IT consulting. The selected individual must be able to interact with and influence executive level management and communicate effectively with both oral and written presentations. Role and Responsibilities: The primary objective will be the delivery of all contractual requirements on cost and on schedule, while achieving all technical requirements and creating customer intimacy to support value creation strategies and actions.  The individual will lead a cross-functional organization aligned to common program performance goals. Program Managers are responsible for leading all phases of the program life cycle from inception (proposal development) through startup, execution, and completion (contract closeout).  Primary responsibilities are the management of cost, schedule, and technical performance of company programs or subsystems and include, but are not limited to: 
  • Cultivating customer relationships and intimacy to develop further opportunities within the customer community
  • Developing new business opportunities through long term strategic planning, capture planning, and development of proposals and business plans
  • Establishing a program organization that effectively addresses customer requirements and incorporates the necessary internal and external sub-organizations
  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule and technical performance objectives
  • Measuring and reporting program performance
  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management and other program stakeholders
  • Participating in the negotiation of contracts, contract changes, specifications, operating budgets, schedule milestones, and key terms and conditions.
  • Establishing design concepts, criteria, and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test.
  • Creation, review and finalization of the program Statement of Work
  • Identification, distribution, tracking, and completion of program requirements
  • Establishment and management of the program and subordinate baselines
  • Development and adherence to budget baselines utilizing Earned Value Management (EVM) or similar cost & schedule control methodologies and tools
  • Identifying, allocating and managing program resources, including workforce planning
  • Managing Government/customer supplied property or information (GFE, CFE, etc.)
  • Managing suppliers to meet program objectives.
  • Adherence to all internal processes, policies, and applicable industry standards
  • Ensuring program team understands and adheres to contract scope, and manages change through control board activities  
  • Development and adherence to master plans and schedules
  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation and realization

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have one of the following:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or related business discipline with a minimum of 10 years of relevant technical experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
    • Master’s degree in a STEM or business discipline with a minimum of 8 years of relevant technical experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
    • PhD in a STEM or business discipline with a minimum of 6 years of relevant technical experience supporting U.S. Government contracts and customers and/or project management in other industries
    • 5 years additional experience in lieu of education
  • 8 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead, integrated program team or cost account manager
  • 8 years of demonstrated success leading teams/and or organizations to achieve a common goal
  • Proven track record managing complex Federal IT projects involving IT application development, modernization, and/or application integration.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with critical partners, both internal and external
  • A proven ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, balancing multiple tasks, changing requirements and priorities, and short deadlines
  • Experience writing proposals for federal and/or state customers
  • US Citizenship with ability to obtain Secret or higher level Security Clearance
  • Communications:  The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that program information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets program and stakeholder needs
  • Issue & Problem Resolution:  The ability to identify and address program impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
  • Planning, Scheduling & Earned Value:  The ability to initiate, develop, integrate, execute, direct and control program plans and cost and schedule baselines that meet both program contractual requirements and stakeholder expectations.
  • Program Growth:  The ability to recognize and respond to customer needs in order to develop additional sales that support organizational objectives.
  • Program Integration:  The ability to identify, orchestrate, coordinate and controls the management activities and processes that integrate program interdependencies throughout their life cycle to achieve successful program completion.
  • Supplier & Subcontractor:  The ability to identify, select, direct and manage subcontract and supply chain elements of the program in a manner that supports program goals and company strategy.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Hands on experience with the MHS architecture, Joint Operational Medicine Information Systems (JOMIS) application, and Defense Health Management Systems (DHMS) data integration and MHS GENESIS implementation
  • Experience with DoD Agile DevSecOps environments such as Kessel Run and PlatformONE
  • Experience with DoD Cloud environments such as milCloud2.0 and cloudONE
  • Experience with DoD Command and Control Systems, Multi-Domain Operations, and Joint All Domain C2 (JADC2) architectures
  • Experience with cross domain solutions and coalition partner networks integration
  • Experience with data analytics tools
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Agile, ITIL, or other industry certifications
  • Experience delivering systems in an Agile/DevSecOps environment
  • Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 or higher delivery environment
  • Existing or Previous Secret or Top Secret Clearance
  • Healthcare IT industry experience
  • Business Acumen:  The ability to apply knowledge, insights and understanding of business and financial concepts, tools and processes to the benefit of program decisions, actions, and performance.
  • Capture Management: Insight into customer technical and business (financial, political, cultural) requirements and the ability to shape customer expectations with a solution that satisfies their needs and is advantageous to the company.
  • International Program Management: The ability to effectively manage both cultural differences and ways of doing business in countries other than the United States; while ensuring that items, commodities and technologies entering or leaving the United States do so within the proper US legal and regulatory framework.
  • Logistics: The ability to manage the maintenance and support of delivered products including spares availability; product reliability, maintainability, and testability; support equipment; modeling and simulation; training systems; prognostics and health management; field and fleet support; and program support management.
  • Proposal Management: The ability to define proposal strategy, lead proposal teams, analyze and shape RFPs, produce and deliver winning proposals, effectively track and incorporate Review Team comments and findings, and manage post-proposal submittals (orals, finding responses).
  • Quality:  The ability to plan and execute a project quality management system to satisfy quality requirements and create a project value system which emphasizes prevention over inspection and continuous process improvement
  • Requirements:  The ability to define, document, analyze, trace, prioritize, and confirm requirements throughout the entire program life cycle.
  • Resources:  The ability to plan for, identify, estimate, cost, acquire, schedule, and retire resources needed to satisfy program requirements within organizational constraints.
  • Risk & Opportunity:  The ability to address program uncertainty through an organized and analytical forward looking approach that identifies risks and opportunities, determines appropriate handling plans, and manages, controls, and communicates risks and opportunities throughout the lifecycle of the program.
  • Scope, Configuration & Change:  The ability to effectively plan, define, establish, communicate, monitor, and control scope to ensure that all of the work required and only the work required is performed.
  • Technical Performance:  The ability to establish and apply a technical performance baseline to monitor and compare key program technical performance measures, assess program and product status, and take appropriate action to maintain conformance with the baseline.
  • Customer intimacy: Consistently makes time to seek and incorporate input from customers and understand their expectations. Demonstrates commitment and energy to meet customer needs. Builds strong relationships with strategic partners and key suppliers. Guides program team and support functions on how to take action to satisfy customer expectations. 

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