Technical Project Manager (Mid) at Watermark Risk Management in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Job Description:

Come make your mark with Watermark! We're a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we're intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.

At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Technical Project Manager IV to join our talented team in Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Position Description:

Lend your skills to provide Advisory & Assistance Services (A&AS) expertise for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in support of the Research and Development (RD) Directorate. RD provides programmatic, financial and policy expertise across the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives (CBRNE) spectrum and in the countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD), countering improvised threats (CIT) and countering improvised threat networks (CTN) mission domains to encompass understanding, detection, identification, characterization, denial, control, disabling, defeating, disposing, safeguarding the force, managing consequences, and test and evaluation in support of military and civilian operations.

The Technical Project Manager IV shall provide portfolio management support for the planning, integration and implementation of an integrated research and development portfolio/program which meet DoD fiscal requirements,

In this role you will....

  • Oversees the planning and execution of technical projects throughout the CBRNE/CWMD arena; ensures all programmatic and portfolio management planning, management and execution activities are supported at the Directorate, Front Office, Department, Division and program levels

  • Support, track and manage activities supporting RD technical integration within RD, DTRA, the Intelligence Community (IC), DoD, and other parts of the Federal Government, and the larger CBRNE, CTN, C-IT and CWMD communities that would benefit from integration with RD's programs and provide synergies; and recommend appropriate coordinating and integrating actions (all departments).

  • Identifying shortfalls and potential corrective actions to achieve portfolio/program objectives.

  • Prepare materials for presentation to senior officials in DoD, other executive branch agencies, Congress and congressional staff, other Government (domestic or foreign) officials as needed, professional symposia, and other audiences.

  • Provides budget analysis, labor planning, and coordination of activities between customer and company personnel.

  • Typically utilizes management skills more than technical skills

  • Manages people who lead technical projects, ensuring customer satisfaction

  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

  • Serves as mediator to internal issues and conflicting priorities for members of cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products to customer

Experience Requirements:

  • Familiarity with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and the Government's process for acquisition programs

  • Experience with acquisitions & contract support, preferably in the technical domain of countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD), countering improvised threats (CIT) and countering improvised threat networks (CTN)

  • Experience with Statement of Objectives (SOO)/Statement of Work (SOW)/PWS development, review and maturation, proposal evaluation and program cost analysis and development.

  • Demonstrated experience within the following areas Program Analysis, Technical Program/Project Management, Systems Analysis, Acquisition Analysis/Support, Project Control Analysis, Project Planning, Tasker Coordination/Management, Strategic Planning, Strategic Communications, Technical Writing, Requirements Management

  • Disciplines include but are not limited to organizational management, public health science, environmental science, disaster preparedness, computer modeling and simulation, explosives, information systems, logistics, nuclear weapons effects, pulsed power, computer science, wargaming as well as all others identified in the Engineering/Scientist SME LCAT.

Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS plus 7 years of experience, MA/MBA/MS plus 5 years of experience or Doctorate plus 3 years of experience

Certification Requirements:

  • NA

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • DOD Secret ability to obtain Top Secret

Watermark Risk Management International, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit

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