Assistant Program Manager for Business (APMB) (CBP) - Multiple Levels

Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
Posted Date 2 months ago(4/1/2024 6:15 PM)
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LMI seeks skilled Assistant Program Manager for Business (APMB) to support a CBP PMO in the National Capital Region. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate travel and trade. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation. 


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  • Support budget formulation for the client’s programs by compiling estimated costs in the required categories and creating alternative versions to fit specified scenarios
  • Collaborate with program staff members to develop resource allocation plans (RAPs) and congressional justifications (CJs), Multi-Year Spend Plans, current year Spend Plans, Life Cycle Cost Estimates (LCCE) Cost Estimating Baseline Document (CEBD), Integrated Logistic Support Plan (ILSP), Schedules, and acquisition documentation.
  • Experience in developing and presenting overall “program health” by identifying financial, budgetary, and funds execution issues and trends in the support of CBP and DHS-level ADE events, ARBs, and Portfolio Reviews
  • Provide analysis and data to ensure that program budgets align with strategic and programmatic goals and adhere to fiscal guidance and DHS and CBP budget policy
  • Prepare and enter Purchase Requisition Requests as reflected in Program Spend Plans into Program Office tool (e.g., for entry into SAP)
  • Maintain program and contractor cost baselines
  • Develop, review, and execute project-level spend plans, and conduct recurring reviews of program resource utilization to identify risks/issues that might affect the program’s overall objectives
  • Prepare periodic reports on the allocation, status, tracking, commitment, obligation, and expenditure of funds
  • Prepare and process funding documents, identify program funding variances, recommend appropriate reprogramming actions or corrective actions, and report reconciled status of funds
  • Collaborate and coordinate with budget analysts and program manager



  • SME: Industry Leader, with 10-15 years of experience in Financial Analysis and name recognition within the CBP organization
  • Senior: Minimum of a Master's Degree and 10 or more years in Financial Analysis OR a Bachelor’s Degree and 18+ years of experience in Financial Analysis
  • Mid-Level: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and 3-10 years in Financial Analysis
  • Knowledge of Programming, Planning, Budgeting and Accountability (PPBA)
  • Experience working with financial management software and tools such as SAP Enterprise Resource and Business Warehouse (BW), INVEST, advanced excel (pivot tables, formulas), and working with large financial data sets
  • Experience advising program(s) in the preparing or evaluating the financial, cost and budgetary components of an OMB Business Case in the Investment Evaluation Submission and Tracking System (INVEST) software application
  • Experience with Enterprise Financial Management Tools
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, effectively solve problems, and adapt to changing requirements.
  • Ability to manage quick-turnaround tasks and be very detailed-oriented.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.


  • A current, adjudicated CBP BI is a significant plus
  • Previous work formulating or executing CBP budgets.
  • Relevant certification(s) such as: CGFM, CDFM, PMP, CFCM, and / or CPCM
  • Understanding of Acquisition Program Management (e.g., MD-102) is a plus)
  • Understanding of contract management is a plus

EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer” all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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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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