Program Manager

Information Technology Arlington, Virginia


Position: Program Manager

Location: Arlington, VA

NMR is seeking an experienced Program Manager to lead a large geographically dispersed physical security program for the U.S Marshal Services (USMS). Successful candidates will have proven experience and expertise leading geographically dispersed multi-disciplinary teams in a government environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, conducting, and oversight of all work performed under the contract
  • Organizing, directing, and managing contract operation support functions, involving multiple complex and inter-related project tasks (physical security, acquisition, IT support, service desk)
  • Maintains and manages the client relationship
  • Creates a culture of innovation, communication, and transparency
  • Ensures conformance with program task schedules and costs
  • Establishes and maintains technical and financial reports to show progress of projects to management and customers, organizes and delegates responsibilities to subordinates
  • Establish Risk and Quality Management programs
  • Work closely with customer leadership to improve all aspects of program management and execution with flexibility to identify and implement recommendations to improve overall effectiveness of the program.
  • Serve as the primary contact for matters involving overall performance, cost, and schedule with the authority and resources to leverage NMR and teammate resources.
  • Preparing and briefing monthly activity and status reports to include maintaining constant awareness of and providing recommendations to mitigate any cost, schedule, or other risk.



  • U.S Citizenship
  • Favorable background investigation
  • 10 years of proven experience managing a geographically dispersed security program
  • Certified in Project Management by a qualified certifying authority (government agency certification program or certification institute such as the Project Management Institute) 
  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) certification may be used to substitute project management certification.
  • Experience leading contract management (contract status reporting, project reviews, deliverables, briefings, etc.); financial Management (monthly financial reports, estimates to complete, burn rates, etc.); recruiting/staffing activities; and, managing complex performance management and assessment efforts.
  • Proven experience with staffing and retention efforts
  • Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in more than three of the following areas:
    • Working experience within the USMS in a senior position (e.g. PM, former USMS official) within the past five years
    • Security technologies
    • Installation and maintenance of security systems
    • Asset inventory management
    • Government acquisition processes
    • Use of collaboration tools (e.g. SharePoint)
    • Familiarity with IT security systems and processes (e.g. Risk Management Framework (RMF))
    • Experience managing a service desk
    • Certified security engineer credentials (professional engineer is ideal)
    • Risk Management
    • Quality Management


  • Work site:  The primary work location will be at the USMS HQ in Arlington, VA, with remote sites across the U.S. 


  • Travel: Considerable travel may be required (estimated 25%).



NMR Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).  M/F/D/V