7 days old

Program Manager

DC, District of Columbia 20005

We founded HWC to help improve our Nation’s preparedness for, and response to, acts of terrorism and natural disasters. We’re looking for people who share our passion to help our customers create and implement strategies, develop and deliver complex solutions, and manage the critical programs that further their missions. This position will support the management and oversight of a portfolio of contracts. 

Do you have experience… 

  • Leading and managing teams and stakeholders delivering consulting services for technically complex federal programs
  • Motivating staff - building, coaching and supervising managers
  • Developing, organizing and monitoring inter-connected projects
  • Supporting others through the Project Management life cycle, including the management of scope, budget, deliverables, risk/mitigation strategies, and complex contractual obligations/negotiations
  • Leading teams through operational changes
  • Working in collaborative and fluid environments, where success requires balancing big-picture strategic thinking, strong analysis of complex information and project management
  • Providing recommendations for program solutions and efficiencies
  • Partnering with company leadership to apply necessary resources for effective program execution
  • Building and sustaining positive working relationships with clients and industry partners
  • Leading and participating in business development and marketing activities, independently and in conjunction with others, including development of proposals and oral presentations.

The successful candidate is required to have… 

  • At least 15 years of experience, with at least 10 years in federal consulting
  • At least 10 years of project management experience, including instituting and managing project management and financial controls
  • At least 10 years of contract management experience, including time and materials, cost plus and/or firm-fixed price contracts, consisting of direct responsibility for managing contract cost, schedule, performance, risk and profitability
  • At least 10 years managing staff and leading teams, including directing and reviewing work products and developing staff 
  • At least 10 years working with relevant disciplines (e.g., emergency management, preparedness, organizational development, data and design and/ or science and engineering)
  • Ability to work in DC location full-time
  • U.S. citizenship

The following experience is highly desired… 

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification or similar
  • Master’s Degree (MA, MS, or MBA) in a related field

About HWC
At HWC, we believe good government can change the world. Every single day, we tackle pressing issues in homeland security & defense, emergency management, and public health to keep our country prepared and safe. With expertise in Preparedness, Organizational Development, Data & Design, and Science & Engineering, we design flexible, innovative solutions that help our clients thrive in complex environments.

Recognized by the Washingtonian in 2017 as a Great Place to Work, we are proud of our culture, which places our employees at the heart of the company. We are passionate about being a place where people can be involved in interesting, meaningful work; grow personally and professionally; and enjoy being a part of an active, caring team. We are a welcoming community that is stronger because of the diverse backgrounds, ideas, and talents of our employees. Visit https://www.hwcinc.com/life-at-hwc/ to learn more about what it's like to be a part of our team. 

Equal Opportunity Employer-Vet/Disability


Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-18

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