Nov 22, 2021

Junior Program Manager CRANE, IN

  • TriStar
Full-Time Defense Government Other Program Management

Job Description


Company: TRISTAR

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Location: US IN-Crane

Employee Type: Full-Time/ Exempt

Travel Required: Yes - Occasionally

Relocation Accommodation: No

Approximate Start Date: Upon Suitable Candidate Selection

Posting Close: Upon Suitable Candidate Selection

TRISTAR is seeking a Junior Program Manager for our government customer in Crane, IN

Position Description:

TRISTAR is seeking a Junior Program Manager (PM) with a strong experience managing Department of Defense (DoD) Contracts. The Junior Program Manager must provide leadership and have excellent interpersonal communication skills necessary to inspire, lead, direct and manage

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs day-to-day management of overall contract support operations, involving multiple projects and personnel at multiple locations
  • Organizes, directs, coordinates the planning and production of all contract support activities
  • Properly document, communicate, enforce project deliverables, roles, milestones, timelines
  • Continuously set and manage external and internal customer expectations
  • Serve as single point-of-contact with contracts for management and technical matters and contract-level issues
  • Interface with upper management, directors, managers, employee's government customers and partners to help define goals, objectives, and requirements

Position Requirements:

  • 3-6 years Program Management experience managing DoD contracts
  • Demonstrates integrity, respect, commitment to excellence, collaboration, flexibility
  • Experience effectively communicating to senior levels within a customer organization
  • Experience meeting with customer/contractor personnel to formulate, review task plans and deliverable items, and effectively execute in accordance with approved plans
  • Ability to collaborate to improve performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness
  • Experience mentoring staff to maintain high levels of performance and positive morale
  • Excellent communication skills, high level of integrity, critical thinking
  • Strong organizational management and problem-solving skills multi-tasking abilities
  • Advanced MS Word skills; proficient PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook application skills
  • MUST be a US Citizen
  • Must possess active DoD Secret Clearance

Basic Experience:

  • Six years of accounting or financial experience, including 4 years of increasing responsibilities in supervision and full life cycle management of projects

Specialized Experience:

  • Experience in Financial Management, Cost Estimating, Procurement Strategic Planning and Execution, or Business Management
  • Must be capable of leading projects that involve the successful management of multifunctional teams
  • Specialized experience includes project development, expertise in management and control of funds and resources, demonstrated capability in managing multiple tasks

Education and Certifications:

  • A. or B.S. degree in business or information technology related field.
  • Certification in Project Management from recognized credentialing agency (PMP)

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with TRISTAR's vaccination policy. All TRISTAR employees must be fully vaccinated, and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment through delivering it to Sentry MD by uploading it to .

Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement by contacting [email protected] and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if stricter, will take precedence over TRISTAR's vaccination policy.

Employees hired after the last day to meet the December 8, 2021, vaccination deadline will need to be fully vaccinated or exempted prior to their start date.

Per Executive Order 14042 dated September 9, 2021, and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance issued on September 24, 2021.

TRISTAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status


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