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Program Manager

Job ID: 2010153
Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, United States
Date Posted: Oct 12, 2020
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is hiring a Program Manager to join our team in Sterling Heights, Michigan !




  • Responsible for successful delivery of a program to a customer; or manage performance of a task or project as part of a larger program under direction of another PM.
  • Manage and integrate activities in accordance with contract requirements and ensure technical, schedule, cost, and financial performance. Define or contribute to the program baseline then execute the program to comply with baseline requirements.
  • Manage risk, customer relationships, and program staffing.
  • Ensure compliance with quality standards and escalate challenges to SAIC leadership.
  • Support business development and program staff management. (It should be understood that this is not intended to be a detailed nor comprehensive description of any individual employee's job content.
  • Managers set the specific duties and responsibilities for each employee). N/A


  • Provides key input and direction in planning, developing and implementing the program baseline.
  • Identifies key resources to manage and execute to the program baseline.
  • Identifies and analyzes moderate variances, and defines corrective actions.
  • Responsible for a task or project when it is part of a larger program reporting to another PM; or responsible for overall execution as the sole PM for a Category 2 program, Category 3 program(s) with domestic funding, or a Category 3 program(s) with international funding.
  • Manages large size program staff that includes subcontractors or suppliers and task or project leads.
  • Leads internal cross-functional team.
  • Uses standard, well-defined processes, procedures, techniques, or tools that require program-specific modifications.
  • Develops some program specific processes, procedures, techniques or tools.


  • Rarely reviewed for progress or completion in meeting program objectives and account synergy engagement.
  • Primary customer interface for all program matters, information and insight sharing, and moderate problem resolution.


  • Possesses leadership and management skills that require very little feedback from supervisors.
  • Provides strategic guidance to the team.
  • Escalates and resolves moderate program issues.
  • Provides input to MS on performance reviews, compensation-related actions, and staffing and hiring recommendations.
  • Assists MS in screening and interviewing potential hires. Resolves moderate personnel issues in coordination with MS, HR, and Program Oversight.



  • Contributes to a strategic BD plan to protect current program and expand account offerings.
  • Provides significant elements of recompete capture strategy.
  • May serve as CM to expand current account offerings.
  • Identifies potential buying agents for growth beyond current account. Identifies opportunity and account buying influences.
  • Recommends opportunities for investment by leveraging repeatable and differentiated offerings and capabilities by implementing specific tools and resources.



  • Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more of related experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more of related experience; PhD or JD and three (3) year or more experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience as a Project / Program Manager on a DoD Program



  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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