Program Manger

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/1/2021 5:55 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Full-Time 40
Security Clearance Level
National Agency Check (Client Initiated)


Program Manager responsible for comprehensive management of on-site scientific research-based contract, supervising more than 50 multi-disciplinary staff across multiple task orders. The Program Manager work locations include but not limited to are Virginia, North Carolina, Washington, DC, Ohio, and Texas. This position is a client site position and the Program Manager must be present.


Serve as primary liaison between CSS employees and team members, university partners, CSS management, and the government CO, COR, and client task order managers.

  • Interact with federal scientific staff to finalize, implement, monitor, and evolve work and staff requirements.
  • Develop task order cost estimates, key milestones and schedules.
  • Ensure program performance compliance with plans, reports, deliverables, and schedules.
  • Supervise all contract staff, providing guidance and direction in assigned areas.
  • Identify and resolve risks.
  • Coordinate recruitment of new staff.
  • Maintain all corporate financial records, participate in budget preparation and execution, and manage the contract to maximize efficiencies.
  • Initiate and participate in business development within the contract, and for other efforts within


  • PhD or Master’s Degree in scientific field.
  • Certified Project Management (PMP) desirable.
  • 5-10 years of work within an environmental research laboratory environment.
  • At least 10 years of management experience managing diverse range of staff to include scientific, engineering, and GIS/IT.
  • More than 15 years of program management, responsible for technical and financial requirements.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen, background check and/or National Agency check. 


CSS is predominately a Federal Contractor and is subject to following the terms of Executive Orders. CSS requires all Employees (Direct, Indirect, government, state, and commercial), including employees working from home/remotely, to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption by December 8th, 2021. Exceptions to the COVID-19 vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the CSS HR Department.


CSS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer who provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, CSS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



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