Program Manager

Rockville, MD
Work Type: Hybrid
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ADM00573

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Job Summary:

Akima Data Management is looking for a Program Manager to work in Rockville, MD. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful technical, schedule, and cost performance of a major program, or multiple programs, through subordinate program/project managers, in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.

  • Manages one or more projects or programs, may manage an operating office and supervises professional and technical personnel performing in their customary disciplines.

  • Maintains aggressive efforts to achieve objectives. Acts as a technical liaison with the client, vendors and subcontractors.

  • Trains and supervises personnel. Responsible for all phases of the program budget. Performs analysis for contract reviews with various software.

  • Develops Quality Assurance Programs for all products and services.

  • Prepare Staffing Plans, including skill and labor mix, to support contract operations.

  • May be responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff.

  • Assign staff and provide technical direction as necessary to complete task. Monitor contract, subcontract, and funding; prepare forecasts of program financial performance.

  • Develop and deliver required contract, departmental, project and/or financial reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s level degree (master’s preferred); 10 years of experience successfully fostering collaborative multi-stakeholder environments while effectively and transparently managing IT projects’ risks, issues, project resources, scope, schedule, change management and cost.

  • Demonstrated work experience managing complex data and software development projects with multiple integration points, multiple stakeholders, some of which are external to the contract but must align.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Proven ability to meet cost, schedule, and performance requirements for complex IT projects, or organizational transformation initiatives.

  • Demonstrated experience with the management, manpower utilization, and supervision of employees (including subcontractors) of various labor categories and skills in projects similar in size and scope complex IT projects, or organizational transformation initiatives.

  • Demonstrated experience in a quality assurance environment that includes knowledge of customer satisfaction tracking, user complaint and monitoring programs, and quality control programs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proven results in coordinating and managing at the executive level.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 or more years supporting programs in federal health IT sector specifically with HHS/FDA.

  • ITIL v4 Foundation certification.

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