• Agile Program Manager - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-OH-Beavercreek
    Client Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?


    You get one of the fastest growing consulting companies in the United States. While we may be a new name in consultancy, we were born from a storied one. Guidehouse was founded in 2018 as an evolution of PwC Public Sector with a mission to help our clients deliver on their mission; providing bold new strategies that catalyze transformative results across all ends of the enterprise. We embrace brilliance. We embrace independence. Join us.





    This position is a Senior Acquisition Program Manager. Duties include applying knowledge and experience in Agile development methodologies to acquisition management and program management philosophy, policies and procedures to Air Force systems, subsystems, and equipment procurement activities, source selection activities, post award project/program management tasks, and acquisition programs throughout their life cycles. The Senior Acquisition Program Manager will lead the team in AGILE practices, and ensure the production and delivery of a wide array of contract deliverables, manage cost, schedule, and performance for a diverse set of tasks being performed by staff from multiple technical and non-technical disciplines, and the agility to adapt to often changing customer requirements and tasking. The candidate’s responsibilities will be to confer with clients/end-users on solutions, and act as a trusted advisor, develop and review project plans, determine key objectives, milestones, procedures for accomplishing key performance parameters, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. It will require employment of integration, communication, coordination, organizational, and planning expertise to technical and acquisition efforts across a broad spectrum of functional disciplines. Plans, organizes, and assists in managing critical aspects of the development, production, and/or deployment of systems, subsystems, and equipment. Performs a wide range of program management activities, such as: gathering a variety of program information; conducting analyses; assisting in acquisition strategy planning; assisting in pre-award and post-award document preparation; assisting in milestone planning, tracking, and scheduling; implementing contractor performance status systems; assisting in establishing and maintaining databases; assisting in developing and analyzing key program metrics; assisting in developing and integrating risk management plans and strategies; supporting program briefings; assisting in surveillance of weapon system prime contractor and subcontractor performance; assisting in determining program progress; and effectively communicating recommendations orally and in writing to higher organizational management.



    • A bachelor’s degree and seven (7) years of experience working in a field relevant to functional area
    • Experience with AGILE development methods
    • Proven history of managing innovation in a high technology, fast paced, learning organization
    • Record of successfully managing large programs and contracts for Department of Defense customers
    • Understanding of Project and Program Management principles and techniques
    • Ability to provide direction and leadership to others
    • Ability to manage and escalate client issues
    • PMP Certification


    • Experience with the application of Systems Engineering principles
    • Functional knowledge and experience with IT Service Management (ITSM) processes (Incident, Problem, Change, Release, SLM, Service Catalog, Configuration Management Database (CMDB), Asset, Knowledge Management).

    Additional Requirements

    • Good Organization Skills and Ability to Work with Minimal Direction in a Changing Environment
    • High Energy, Results Oriented, Self-Motivated /Self-Reliant, Team Player
    • Strong Problem Solving Skills
    • Strong Interpersonal Skills with Ability to Interface with an Organization at all Levels
    • Ability to Work in a Dynamic, Fast Paced Environment
    • Ability to Multitask and Prioritize
    • Strong Attention to Detail
    • Initiative, Self-starter, Adaptable, and High Motivation for Excellence
    • Excellent Organizational, Communication, and Interpersonal Skills
    • Self-directed, Proactive
    • Role Requires Ability to Obtain a Secret Security Clearance Level

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


    Guidehouse is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristics protected by law.


    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.


    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program


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