Bennett Aerospace

Program Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Arlington | US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/5/2023 11:01 AM)
# of Openings
Contracts Management


Job Description:


Bennett Aerospace, Inc. has an opening for a highly motivated Program Manager to join the Program Management Office. This position is remote.  The successful candidate will serve as a full-time Program Manager responsible for assisting with the planning, directing, and coordinating activities of assigned contracts to ensure goals or objectives of contract(s) statement of work and deliverables are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters, as well as the profitability goals of the company.


Key Responsibilities/Duties:


  • Responsible for managing the cost, schedule, and performance of assigned government contracts
  • Directs and provides leadership to contractor and sub-contractor teams working with government programs in accordance with existing procedures, applicable laws, and government requirements.
  • Understand and outline the work plan, duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority for each project
  • Responsible for generating monthly status reports, funding updates, and other activity reports as required by the contract
  • Ensure project is operating within the scope outlined in the contract
  • Monitor all financial costs for each contract and provide updated program financial status reports and metrics to the Program Manager
  • Implements government programs through a risk and oversight approach for all phases of program activities; identifies risks and problems, proposes solutions, and provides timely and accurate contract deliverables.
  • Ensure adequate administration/support services are being met for on-site staff
  • Revise and follow Project Management Plans and best business practices, as required
  • Work with Human Resources to arrange for recruitment of additional project staff as needed
  • Maintain a positive and open relationship with customer(s) and on-site staff ensuring responsiveness to both
  • Communicate with customer(s) for performance evaluation criteria and feedback
  • Assist with conducting performance evaluations and quality control of project staff
  • Coordinate and assist with project transition and phase in tasks
  • Facilitate project safety and quality plans
  • Periodically confer with on-site project personnel and supervisors to ensure technical and administrative/ personnel issues questions are being resolved
  • Actively participate in team meetings and activities
  • Identify opportunities for the development of new business with current customer(s)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Core Competencies:

  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Thoroughness
  • Time Management


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.),
  • 5+ years of proven Federal Government or ProgramManagement Experience and Support.
  • At least 5 years of personnel management; portfolio managemnet is a plus (ability to manage more than one program);
  • PMP not an absolute; financial literacy is not required, but a plus.
  • Experience managing staff
  • Industry Experience Preferred- Government Contracting, Department of Defense, Corporate/Small Business Experience.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to attend meetings with the government and clients as needed
  • Able to work with diverse technical and administrative teams and provide quality input and recommendations aimed at improving overall program
  • Must be articulate, adaptable, and able to work with a variety of research professionals in academia, government, and
  • Able to initiate open discussion with internal and external customers to understand and troubleshoot problems; and
  • Excellent computer skills, including current and emerging Project/Program Management software, MS Word, Excel, and e-mail software. Intermediate in spreadsheet development, manipulation, and management.
  • Able to work / travel to alternate work sites on short notice
  • Resilient to coping with conflicting demands, able to prioritize duties and work in a growth environment
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – articulate and diplomatic manner
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to work independently as well as part of an effective team
  • Methodical, accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Able to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Self-motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally


Security Requirements:

Clearance Level Required: Secret

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance.
  • Successful Pass of Bennett Aerospace Background Investigation, Drug Screening and Credit Check



  • Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience and education
  • Comprehensive benefits package available









About Us:


Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is headquartered in the Raleigh, North Carolina.  Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support to meet customer goals and objectives.  Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.



Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is a Federal Contracting company and in accordance with Executive Order 14042, all employees of Bennett Aerospace, Inc. will adhere to all vaccination requirements put forth in the signed Executive Order 14042. Path Out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action  Plan and signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which details federal contractor vaccination requirements and compliance with CDC guidelines.








We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veteran/ Disabled


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