• Deputy Contract Program Manager

    Job Locations US-KY-Fort Knox
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/20/2019 10:32 AM)
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    Regular Full-Time

    Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

    Job Description Summary

    This position is contingent upon award

    The Deputy Program Manager (DPM) is responsible to the Transition Director for the efficient and effective execution of the Transition contract. The Program Manager server as the overarching leader of the company’s employees and will work closely with the Contracting Officer’s Representative, Government Representatives and Transition Headquarters Staff to ensure the proper execution of the transition contract. The PM is the primary focus of the contract and is responsible for the contract staffs performance. Although not an all-inclusive listing the PM’s duties include the following:

    •Serve as point of contact with the government and manage all contract operations at the Headquarters level
    •Assist in managing the contractor program and project teams for optimal program effectiveness
    •Assist the PM in providing operational expertise and oversight of the Program Management Office (PMO)
    •Assist the PM in providing in directing and managing PMO actions for day-to-day SFL-TAP functions to ensure all contract requirements are met
    •Conduct command level briefings to government personnel and SFL-TAP stakeholders
    •Implement and provide guidance to PMO staff on SFL-TAP policies and processes
    •Operational program focus is primary duty
    •Assist PM with direct face-to-face assistance with HRC Management Team
    •Assist PM with leading PMO team to provide analysis of transition policies and its impact to SFL-TAP staff and client services while also providing workable solutions for execution to HRC and IMCOM
    •Assist with guiding the contract staff IRT offering specialized courses tailored to the needs of the installation
    •Assist with providing advice and guidance regarding TAPXXI
    •Communicate with CIM’s, DHR’s, TSM’s, TSS’s and other government stakeholders regularly to ensure smooth execution
    •Assist PM to provide advice and guidance regarding TAPXXI; Assist PM with assisting government with analyzing business’ activities, expenses, establishing goals, and communicating the strategy throughout the organization
    •Assist PM with directing, defining and coordinating program issues and find workable solutions
    •Assist with monitoring technical issues (TAPXXI) and preparing/analyzing specialized adhoc reports

    Education and Experience Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
    • 3+ years in a management role
    • Exceptional leadership skills, time management, facilitation and organizational skills.
    • Working knowledge of the SFL-TAP program
    • Working knowledge of government chain of command and transition policies.
    • Working knowledge of change management principles
    • Applicants must successfully undergo a background investigation (National Agency Check)
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Ability to meet and correspond regularly with a Government counterpart.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    •Master’s degree in business administration or related field
    •Strong working knowledge of SFL-TAP and program requirements


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    - Implement program wide initiatives.
    - Oversee Program Management status.
    - Report and communicate plans to client.
    - Partner with Finance Director to assess risk.
    - Provide leadership, coordination and management of the PMO processes and functions.
    - Manage the PMO team to coordinate with senior program leadership to identify strategic process improvement opportunities that are aligned with strategic business objectives.
    - Provide supervision to the team that provides program management support functions and administrative support to the program.
    - Work closely with IT to verify that proper processes and procedures are utilized across systems.
    - Coordinate with Contracts, Finance, Human Capital, Quality, and Security to ensure delivery of integrated projects and programs.

    Minimum Requirements:
    - Manages, perhaps through subordinate supervisors, the coordination of the activities of a section or department with responsibility for results, including costs, methods and staffing.
    - In some instances this manager may be responsible for a functional area and not have any subordinate employees.
    - Works on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.
    - Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
    - Acts as advisor to subordinate(s) to meet schedules and/or resolve problems.
    - Develops and administers schedules, performance requirements; may have budget responsibilities.
    - Frequently interacts with subordinate employees, customers, and/or functional peer group managers, normally involving matters between functional areas, other company divisions or units, or customers and the company.
    - Often must lead a cooperative effort among members of a project team.
    - Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals.
    - Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies.
    - Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s).


    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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