• Program Manager

    Job Locations US-SC
    Job ID 2018-1787
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Program Manager to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers. This position is located onsite at our customer's facility in Charleston, South Carolina.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    This position is for an experienced Program Manager that will lead a team of Project Managers in planning and managing multiple, distinct projects with separate product owners and stakeholders. The successful candidate will have thorough knowledge of Software Development best practices and can also engage the customer and collaborate with internal team members and stakeholders to deliver program success. This individual will be responsible for direct communications with the Contracting Officer and industry partners, in support of several key healthcare-based initiatives.


    Key responsibilities include:

    • Managing the customer relationship and providing program direction and leadership
    • Identifying and defining standardized processes to manage all programmatic and project activities (e.g., scope, schedule, financial, contractual, subcontract) in collaboration with Program Management Leads
    • Collaborating with project managers to:
      • Define project scope, schedule, and dependencies, while focusing on delivery of business outcomes and value
      • Manage and report project variances across cost / schedule / performance parameters to both internal and external customers
      • Balance customer priorities and project resourcing
    • Conducting project reviews to manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for projects
    • Forecasting program / project resource requirements, managing program financials (planned vs. actuals), and accomplishing financial goals and objectives
    • Establishing project metrics to monitor cost, deliverables, schedule, and quality control across all projects
    • Driving results by coaching and counseling project leads and by communicating job expectations to key program personnel
    • Preparing executive briefings, technical white papers, and program documentation
    • Performing functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships
    • Driving results by coaching and counseling project leads and by communicating job expectations to key program personnel
    • Being instrumental in recruiting, staffing, and onboarding resources


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline, or applicable experience and Business or professional certification (CISM or CISSP-ISSMP and PMP) and:
      • 15+ years’ technical experience with 8 years’ leading complex, large-scale, IT/engineering Federal Programs
      • 5+ years in a customer-facing role
    • Experience introducing and implementing Agile practices in existing, complex government programs
    • Experience in core project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management.
    • Must be well organized and able to work effectively under time pressure.
    • Proven ability to effectively manage project budgets is essential
    • Effective written and oral communications with multiple levels of leadership involving both technical and business side of the project
    • Active DOD Secret Clearance required

    Preferred/Desired Skills:

    • Current PMP certification
    • Master’s Degree
    • Atlassian JIRA (or similar tool) experience
    • Direct experience with DevOps / Continuous Integration

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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