• Direct Placement
  • Florida

Position Type: Direct Placement

Title: Deputy Program Manager

Location: Florida

Pay Range: Open – Negotiable






Functions Under the direction of the Program Manager, is responsible for organizing, directing, and coordinating the overall project.

Will assist with day-to-day program management and project operations by participating in the development of management procedures; controlling, planning, and directing project execution; monitoring and reporting progress; managing program/project resources, and managing and controlling financial and administrative aspects of the project with respect to contract requirements.

Will interact daily with project employees and customers, including subcontractors and vendors that are geographically located throughout the United States and abroad.







  • Regular attendance at work and the ability to work flexible hours, including overtime, weekends, and holidays.
  • Serve as the Program Risk Manager and is responsible to the Program Manager for tracking, managing, and Mitigating Risk.
  • Assist the Program Manager in managing costs and schedules to contract requirements.
  • Assist the Program Manager in all discussions, contract actions, and program briefings. Develop briefing material and co-chair stakeholder meetings as well as weekly joint Program/Company meetings.
  • Define program tasks and resource requirements.
  • Maintain adherence to the policies, purpose, and goals of the project.
  • Effectively integrate, maintain, and control project plans and schedules.
  • Identify high-risk areas and present risk mitigation actions to the Executive Management Team.
  • Formulate and review strategic plans and deliverable items and ensure conformance with Contract requirements.
  • Engage in regular meetings with the project team, both face-to-face and virtually, and provide required reports and documentation to internal and external customers in a timely manner.
  • Create detailed schedules and tracking matrices to support contract milestones,
  • Direct project stakeholders to ensure quality deliverables are submitted in accordance with the Contract requirements.
  • Coordinate project staff and allocate project resources to complete Contract requirements in accordance with the schedule.
  • Serve in a technical decision-making role alongside the Program Manager responsible for evaluating and directing critical technical configuration and design decisions weighing holistic impacts to cost, schedule and performance.
  • Use diverse background and skillset to assist the Program Manager with managing functional departments for integrated logistics support, project management, planning, scheduling, earned value management, contracts, data management, administrative support, test, technical management, and materials management.
  • Perform other duties as instructed.





Directly and/or indirectly supervise employees assigned to the Program.

Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work.

Travel is primarily during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.

Reporting Relationship This position will report to the Program Manager.








Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, engineering, naval architecture or construction, with five or more years of experience coordinating, implementing, executing, controlling, and completing specific projects while ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments, and goals required.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Requires an understanding of new construction, ship design, large marine system integration, and familiarity with DOD and USCG ship construction programs and contract-related documents.

Previous experience in the USCG/DOD/U.S. Navy environment in providing project support to senior management required.

Proven experience developing acquisition packages in preparation for procurement activity.

A certification in Project Management (PMP, CAPM) is desired. Skills: Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft experience including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and the ability to learn new concepts and software quickly.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret engineering drawings.

Requires excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from senior management, employees, government officials, and the public.

Ability to communicate effectively and to forge and sustain outstanding client relationships while managing and executing multiple work streams.

Demonstrate strong analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Integrity, flexibility/adaptability, initiative, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and multi-tasking. Maintain the confidential integrity of details pertaining to the company.


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