LMI

Program Manager 2 (LMI PM) - TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/21/2024 11:04 AM)
Job ID
2024-10928
# of Openings
1
Category
Intelligence

Overview

LMI is currently seeking Program Manager - 2 with TS SCI clearance (with polygraph) and more than 20 years of experience in the Intelligence Community.  The senior level candidate will have had leadership roles on several project teams which were focused in the areas listed below or have played key Subject Matter Expert roles on critical projects.  They will have successfully identified new opportunities where skills were applied to address pressing client mission needs.

  • Technical Solutions
  • Technical Assessments
  • Emerging Technology and Innovation
  • Technical and Operational Policy Development

Candidates will have supported initiatives across multiple IC organizational components, and must possess strong client, written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have direct experience in several of the following management consulting disciplines, and be able to describe successful client results which flowed from the application of their efforts in these areas:

  • Technology Assessments
  • Project Integration
  • Systems Engineering
  • Portfolio Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Policy Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Process Analysis, Improvement, and Reengineering
  • Customer Relationship Management

At LMI we understand the need for innovative ideas and fresh thinking that can lead to constructive change, better progress, and greater advancements. We seek out the best and brightest minds and strive to maintain an environment that encourages brilliant thought, collaboration, inspiration, and great ideas that leads to excellence in the Intelligence Community at every level. If you are looking for an intelligence career opportunity and not just another job, LMI is the place for you. As a not-for-profit organization, LMI is a trusted advisor to the Intelligence Community—free from commercial or political bias and dedicated to the mission of advancing the full spectrum of mission-driven government intelligence support.

 

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

LMI is seeking a Program Manager- 2 to support an Intelligence Community client. This position will be located in the Washington DC area.

 

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in digital and analytic solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research and data analysis. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.

Responsibilities

In this role, the candidate will assist LMI's market and service lines with business development, program management, and strategic initiatives across multiple IC organizational components. 

 

LMI is hiring for a Program Manager (PM) position. The PM will be capable of leading all aspects of the contract, including management, administrative and technical efforts. The PM is expected to successfully manage personnel, contract performance, cost control, program schedules/milestones, and deliverables. The candidate will have expert communication skills in order to direct the skilled technical resources and to report the technical progress, issues, and any problem areas to the Contracting Officer or representative. The PM will be the primary interface between the Government and the Contractor for all matters and will not serve in any other capacity under this contract.

  • Demonstrate the ability to frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.
  • Manipulate common data formats, including comma-delimited, text files, and JSON.
  • Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards using open-source and commercially available tools.
  • Derive insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to client research questions.
  • Work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment focused on client deliverables, analysis, and reporting.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage scope and change requests to ensure customer satisfaction while staying within contract terms
  • Manage all aspects of multiple IT projects across several customers to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities; provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of projects
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources, acts as escalation point for issues and expected to create and execute remediation strategies
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Proven success in providing on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Coordinate between the business and technical teams to act as a liaison and translator for both parties
  • Demonstrate the ability to frame and scale data problems to analyze, visualize, and find data solutions.
  • Transform data and analysis into informative visualizations and interactive dashboards using open-source and commercially available tools.
  • Derive insights and analytic narratives from data and visualizations for effective storytelling and clear communication in response to client research questions.
  • Work in a fast-paced, solutions-oriented environment focused on client deliverables, analysis, and reporting.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage scope and change requests to ensure customer satisfaction while staying within contract terms
  • Manage all aspects of multiple IT projects across several customers to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities; provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of projects
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources, acts as escalation point for issues and expected to create and execute remediation strategies
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Proven success in providing on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Coordinate between the business and technical teams to act as a liaison and translator for both parties

Qualifications

Required background or special skills:

  • Clearance: TS/SCI with full-scope polygraph required
  • Minimum years of experience: 10 - 20 years within the Intelligence Community
  • Minimum degree: Bachelor’s
  • Background in the IC regarding technical operations, technical assessments, technical collection, HUMINIT, and interagency relationships. Specifically,
    1. Demonstrated on-the-job experience and expertise in technical operations, technical collection and technical services. This includes technical assessment, gaps/needs assessments, how to identify required changes, posit multiple solutions, and provide guidance to senior executives that will affect outcomes.
    2. Demonstrated on-the-job experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

Desired background or special skills:

  • Knowledge of business development for technical solutions within the Intelligence Community. Specifically,
    1. Identify and qualify engagements in the IC, develop go-to-market plans in conjunction with our lines of service and market leads, participate in the proposal process as the voice of the customer, and collaborate with capture managers, solution architects, and subject matter experts to develop winning pursuit strategies.
    2. Work with colleagues to advance opportunities. Coordinate call plans and interactions with potential federal customers, present LMI offerings, and drive opportunities to completion with award.
    3. Participate in color team reviews of proposals, black hat initiatives, gathering of competitive intelligence, and capture strategy discussions. Inform lines of service on development of offerings and solutions.

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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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