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Special Projects Manager

Job ID: 2113862
Location: GREENBELT, MD, United States
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Project Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


The SAIC OMES-II Program Management Office (PMO) is adding a new position to serve as the Special Projects Manager to lead/manage targeted projects in alignment with optimizing operational excellence for the Omnibus Multidisciplinary Engineering Services (OMES) II contract.  These projects will require project management experience consistent with PMI PMBOK methodologies to ensure professional operation and completion of assigned projects.  Special projects will include optimizations of procurement, training, staffing, career development, and personnel assignment planning that accounts for mission and project life-cycle changes across the contract.  The selectee will report directly to the OMES-II Program Manager, and will work with other members of the PMO and SAIC corporate staff to understand OMES-II contract requirements, NASA customer missions and projects requirements, as well as short and long-term interests for our NASA and NOAA customers.  The SAIC OMES-II office is located in Lanham, MD; however during the CV-19 pandemic, support will be performed via telework. 

Roles and Responsibilities:  The selectee for this position will work closely with the OMES-II Program Director, the Deputy Program Director, and senior members of the PMO to execute assigned projects, as well as identify new projects that will optimize productivity and operational excellence.  These activities will also require routine interaction with subcontractor representatives and employees and will serve as a key leader for these interactions.   Occasional travel may be required. 


Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors degree and eighteen (18) or more years of related experience.
  • Personnel management.
  • Project Management experience and expertise.
  • Ability to analyze operational activities, break them down into discrete functions, and craft solutions to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Successful management of high priority and high visibility business activities.
  • Past experience with materials procurement, NASA and US Government requirements, i.e., familiarity with applicable FAR requirements is highly desired.
  • Managing sometimes conflicting priorities, dense schedules, and challenging performance schedules.
  • Working with multiple companies and weighing their priorities as they related to overall specified business objectives.
  • Use of statistical analysis tools for compiling and interpreting metrics data.
  • Compilation of status and metrics reports for senior level managers and government officials.
  • Compilation of and presentation materials for presentation to diverse audiences, e.g., staff, managers, corporate officials, contractor partners, government officials.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite programs, i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Proficient and professional oral and written communication skills.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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