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Transition Portfolio Manager

Company: SAIC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

SAIC is hiring a Transition Portfolio Manager to join its team in support of the Office of Strategic Capital (OSC). The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of Department of Defense procurement processes, familiarity with federal grant-based funding opportunities, understanding of the current regulatory environment related to defense policy matters, ability to synthesize and communicate technical information to various audiences and have a successful record of managing complex projects. This position is located in Arlington, VA and is hybrid remote.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with stakeholders both within and outside the government to identify and prioritize promising critical technology areas for the Department of Defense

  • Organize and oversee a portfolio of due diligence efforts on potential investments, including assessments of companies, deal structures, and investment returns

  • Develop and maintain an investment management plan with internal and external stakeholders that aligns with the Office of Strategic Capital's strategic goals and objectives

  • Develop and implement processes and systems to effectively scale the number and quality of OSC's portfolio of investments

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to gather relevant performance data and other information, integrate relevant research, and produce insights into the OSC's program evaluation and strategic planning efforts

  • Conduct ongoing risk assessments for the investment portfolios, identifying potential risks and developing appropriate management strategies

  • Develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, including private capital providers, federal agencies, and other industry partners

  • Create and manage budgets, resource plans, and performance metrics

  • Communicate and work with private sector investment professionals

  • Ensure program compliance with government regulations, policies, and procedures

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree and eighteen (18) years experience; Masters and sixteen (16) years or more experience

      Required Clearance:

      • Top Secret clearance required to start; Ability to obtain TS/SCI required to maintain employment

      • US citizenship required

        Required Skills:

        • 7+ years of experience in program or project/portfolio management, finance, or business management

        • Experience managing multiple, complex programs simultaneously

        • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to assess financial statements, business plans, and investment opportunities, and to develop appropriate risk mitigation strategies

        • Strong command of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Enterprise applications, ideally with low-code, no-code experience (e.g. Appsheet, etc) and environment development platforms

        • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFAR) related statutes as well as DoD implementing directives

        • Familiarity with the Small Business Innovative Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) laws, principles, and regulations

        • Working knowledge of the venture capital ecosystem and related financing structures

        • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and compliance procedures

        • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders

        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present complex information clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences

        • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

        • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team

          Desired Skills:

          • Master's degree in finance, business administration, economics, or a related field.

          • PMP or other project management certification

          • Knowledge of non-procurement instruments such as grants, cooperative agreements, and other transactions sufficient to provide recommendations in support of program activities

          • Experience with technology investments and/or supply chain finance

            Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site. REQNUMBER: 2306407
            SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Keywords: SAIC, Arlington , Transition Portfolio Manager, Executive , Arlington, Virginia

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