PAE, Inc Deputy Program Manager in Ashburn, Virginia

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Deputy Program Manager

Deputy Program Manager

Ashburn, VA

PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 20,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

PAE has an opportunity for a Deputy Program Manager to join our team at our Ashburn, VA office. As the Deputy Program Manager, you will work hand in hand with the Vice President and Program Manager in overseeing operations of a large contract within our Business Process Outsourcing sector of our National Security Solutions business sector.

Under this contract, PAE supports a Federal Government client in their mission providing visa services. Through this program, with over 1000 PAE and subcontractor employees at 2 sites, we provide records management, adjudication support and operate customer call centers, answering 150,000 calls per month. We support file operations and maintenance, biometric research and screening, including facial recognition checks. Annually, we process over three million pieces of mail, over two million files and over 31 million facial recognition reviews.

We are looking for a collaborative, upcoming leader who knows how to work across entities and functional areas, who has a successful record of developing an understanding of how the business works, building a great reputation, and assessing business problems and bringing solutions to the table.

As the Deputy Program Manager, you will have a range of responsibilities, which will include but won’t be limited to:

  • Supporting the Program Manager in ensuring the effective management and delivery of services

  • Developing and executing plans to consistently meet contract performance expectations and financial targets

  • Identifying opportunities and developing strategies towards contract growth

  • Ensuring that budget, schedule, and quality metrics are proactively monitored and achieved

  • Managing project planning activities including coordination, development, and presentation of management and client reviews for performance metrics including quality, schedule, and financial reviews

  • Defining the scope, cost, schedule and performance parameters necessary to successfully execute projects / respond to customer requests for proposal

  • Managing internal protocol compliance for invoicing

In order to be successful in this role, we expect that qualified candidates will have the following skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and ideally a minimum of 7 years of experience, 2 of those in a program/project management role. Advanced business degrees may be considered in lieu of some work experience.

  • Overall experience that is directly applicable and reasonably equitable in building to the responsibilities as described within this description

  • Strong understanding of FAR regulations and Federal Government procurement processes

  • Experience in services delivery to include: staffing, time accounting, contract management, reporting, customer relations, risk management, project execution and deliverables, and business growth

  • Experience in financial planning, strategy, and management of finances using complex reporting mechanisms

  • Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities

  • Experience developing strategic plans to meet customer mission requirements

  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and managing competing priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience developing and delivering senior level briefs and presentations

  • Experience with business development, capture, and proposal development

  • Must successfully complete a comprehensive 7-year criminal and credit history background check

  • Must successfully complete a drug screening

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment and relate well to others

  • Ability to show initiative and commitment to the company’s goals

  • Ability to readily adapt to changing requirements

  • Strong commitment to performing and producing at the highest level of quality at all times

  • Ability to manage individual workflow effectively and improve processes when necessary

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with coworkers both in written and verbal communications

  • Positive attitude focused on customer satisfaction

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally be required to stand; walk; sit; lift up to 20 lbs.; bend; reach; carry; stoop; kneel; use hand and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; speak; or hear. Specific vision abilities may be required to perform the job which may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, or the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • Mainly office but may also include all other work environments as required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at jobs@pae.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.