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Program Manager, Nuclear Security

Company: CRDF Global
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Program Manager (Nuclear Security) will oversee implementation of programming to counter nuclear security threats, and promote the best practices in nuclear safety, security, and safeguards.Program efforts include:Enhancing the capacity of international government, technical, and civil society partners to help partner countries safely and responsibly build a small modular reactor (SMR) or other advanced reactor program.Promoting nuclear security culture and insider threat mitigation at civilian nuclear facilities.Programming activities may take the form of both in-person and virtual meetings, workshops, trainings, conferences, grant-making, research competitions, or other activities.Under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager, the Program Manager will manage the technical, financial, and administrative aspects of this program portfolio to ensure they are administered and implemented in a manner consistent with CRDF Global and funder objectives.The preference is for candidates who are able to work onsite in a hybrid environment at our Arlington, Virginia location, however, we will consider remote candidates who are not local to the DC area.Major Responsibilities:Manages a program of moderate complexity, valued at approximately $3-4M annual revenue, including program planning, budgeting, funder reporting, and implementing a monitoring and evaluation planWith Senior Program Manager, develops annual program budget, monitors budget forecasts, and implements program adjustments to achieve revenue targetsRecruits, hires, on-boards, and supervises staff; makes project assignments; manages staff workloads; establishes performance and development goals with staff; provides effective feedback on performance; and supports staff in professional and career growthContributes to development of new programs, including initial proposal writing, program design, and implementationRepresents CRDF Global at external events such as scientific and business conferences; makes presentations to educate others about the programEnsures that project teams within the program develop and implement project plans using best practices for project management (for multiple projects) that includes project charters, work breakdown structures, statements of work, schedules, deliverables, monitoring and evaluation plans, and project budgetsGuides project teams within the program or portfolio in managing sub-award budgets, including planning, administration and financial reporting of project expenses upon closeout of sub-awardsManages stakeholder relations and networking with funders, subject matter experts, and international partners in the governmental, private, research, and academic sectorsIdentifies strategic priorities for program growth; develops concepts or new project ideas as part of proposal development process; develops and contributes to internal and external thought leadership eventsSupports other programs and staff, as requiredParticipates in remote/online engagements as appropriateTravels within the U.S. and internationally as appropriateOther duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in related field. Master's degree preferred5 years of work experience in a field such as nonproliferation, nuclear security, arms control, defense studies, or other relevant areas of international security2 years of supervisory or team management experience preferredDemonstrates strong project management skills and experienceDemonstrates strong understanding of contract mechanisms for U.S. government agenciesDemonstrates skills and experience overseeing project teams and supervising staffStrong written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to write compelling piecesProven ability to build and maintain relationships with partner organizations and key external stakeholdersEligibility to obtain U.S. security clearance preferredU.S. work authorizationSalary & Benefits: The base pay range for this position is $86,240 to $129,360. The determination of salaries in this job classification depend on a number of factors, including, but not limited to, relevant candidate experience, job-related knowledge, qualifications and skills. In addition, we have a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement savings plan; paid time off; education reimbursement; student loan paydown and more.CRDF Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). CRDF Global provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran, or disabled status. All positions require US work authorization and CRDF Global does not provide employment visa sponsorship. Unless otherwise stated, all positions are based in our Arlington, Virginia location. We work in a hybrid environment that provides employees a weekly mix of in-office and remote work.

Keywords: CRDF Global, Arlington , Program Manager, Nuclear Security, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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