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Program Manager

Job ID: 2114314
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2021
Category: Program Management
Subcategory: Program Mgmt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent job opportunity for a Program Manager in support of a projected new contract for the US Navy Surface Combat Systems. This position will be located in and around Dahlgren, VA. 


This position is contingent upon contract award, expected in 2022. 


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  •  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.
  • Provides input in planning, developing and implementing the program baseline. Identifies and analyzes minor variances, and defines corrective actions in coordination with Program Oversight.



  • Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; additional years of experience can be considered (equivalent experience accepted in lieu of degree). 
  • Ten (10) years of experience Surface Warfare operational experience to include: design, engineering development, lifetime support maintenance and  training Surface Combatant configurations (AEGIS, SSDS, LCS).
  • 10 yrs PM experience on a large contract with 300+ employees while supporting a headquarters organization with 10+ locations.
  • Prefer PM experience on a large navy combat systems engineering or navy training contract.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in contract management including responsibility for directing a multi-disciplined team of technical experts to execute the contract within cost, schedule and time constraints. To include, the ability to manage resources across multiple disperse locations.
  • Experience and expert knowledge in Navy training continuum; Sailor 2025, Ready Relevant Learning (RRL), STAVE (Surface Training Advanced Virtual Environment) and LVC (Live Virtual Constructive) is preferred.
  • Secret Clearance or Higher



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