Position:  Program Manager - TSA Equipment Deployment
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Job Id:  1041
# of Openings:  1

Program Manager - TSA Equipment Deployment
Alexandria, VA
Security Clearance Requirement: Current security clearance with DHS Suitability (TSA EOD)
Culmen International LLC is seeking a Program Manager candidate to support the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Equipment and Deployment Support (TEDS) program. This position is contingent upon contract award. 
Position Description:
This job is for a Program Manager position under the Transportation Security Equipment Deployment Services (TEDS) ID/IQ contract.  The job will involve significant responsibility in the area of passenger screening, specifically Computed Tomography (CT) technology. The work requires rigorous project planning and execution, including establishment of and tracking against a project baseline (scope, schedule, and budget), project status reporting, stakeholder coordination (TSA, airport authorities, airlines, subcontractors), supervision of technical and administrative support staff, oversight of subcontracts, and internal management reporting (e. g., financial forecasts, program reviews).
Desired experience: Qualified candidates with prior experience as a Federal Security Director (FSD) or Assistant Federal Security Director (AFSD) will be given priority consideration.
Role and responsibilities include:
  • Work with minimal direction and at a high level of independence in resolving problems and establishing an approach for a solution.
  • Interface with TSA, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), subcontractor, and airport stakeholders.
  • Achieve all technical, schedule, and financial targets of assigned projects.
  • Establish milestones and monitor adherence to program master plans and schedules and will develop control systems and reports that accurately measure progress, identify potential risks or problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken, and ensure the meeting of company's contract commitments.
  • Direct the performance of program functional task elements such as engineering, field engineering, procurement, performance excellence, finance, contracts, and administrative functions.
  • Act as the primary customer contact on status and performance and must anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business. The Program Manager will also be expected to support proposal activities for follow-on work.
Requirements include:
  • U.S. citizenship.
  • Current security clearance with DHS Suitability (TSA EOD) is required. 
  • 10+ years of experience in Federal government Program/Project Management managing similar projects.
  • 5+ years of experience in Airport Project Management.
  • BA/BS preferably in engineering or business related discipline.
  • Masters Degree in related field is preferred.
  • PMP certification.
  • Experience supporting airport site design and construction.
  • Leadership and management of geographically dispersed teams.
  • Project management expertise to support:
    • Project baselining
    • Integrated master plan / integrated master schedule
    • Estimates to complete
    • Earned value management
    • Financial forecasting
    • Identifying, analyzing and mitigating program risks and capturing opportunities
  • Ability to work across functional organizations to include finance, program management and procurement to manage diverse tasks, requirements and commitments and interface successfully with numerous disciplines.
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable presenting to customers both virtually and in-person.
  • Ability to thrive and create professional resolutions in adverse situations with minimal guidance or oversight.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 25% of the time to various project sites
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office tools (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)
  • Demonstrated experience working on TSA projects.
  • Comprehensive understanding of TSA-approved screening equipment and protocols is desired.
  • Understanding of basic building code requirements and of general construction practices, including new facility construction, upgrades of existing facilities, and other related construction work.
Job Type: Full Time
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401k, Disability and Life Insurance Programs

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