Program and Client Relationship Manager - Federal Cyber Security

Job Title
Program and Client Relationship Manager - Federal Cyber Security
Job ID
Arlington,  VA 22201
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Senior Program Manager, with Client Relationship Responsibilities

Arlington, Virginia

Active Top Secret Clearance Required

Are you an experienced Program Manager used to effectively leading teams conducting Cyber Security or IT Infrastructure engagements within DHS or DOD?

Are you familiar with Program Management standards and regulations related to such largescale engagements?

Are you a strong relationship-builder, able to both run effective teams and become a trusted partner and advisor to your Government client?

Are you motivated by the prospect of joining a growing team with a strong reputation within their field, offering the opportunity to grow and be rewarded for your contributions to building the business?

If the answer to these questions is a positive one, please review the full profile and get in touch with us, because we need to talk!

@Orchard LLC is supporting a fast-growing Federal Contractor with an urgent need for an experienced Senior Program Manager, able to actively lead teams of 40+ staff and conduct excellent client development dialogue, including growing the business within a large Federal Agency with work located in Arlington, VA. The role is primarily remote, with some need to be onsite with the government client, therefore the individual needs to be located in the Washington DC Metro Area.

Our client has exceptional benefits and strong work culture, they have a well-earned reputation for excellence in Cyber and Data Security programs and offer significant career advancement. If you are interested in joining a firm that is really going places, please continue to review and if qualified, apply.

As the Senior Program Manager you will; 

  • Have the opportunity to lead a large and dynamic team of professionals while developing strong relationships with the Government client.
  • Be our client’s primary leadership interface with a critical client, with the responsibility to assist in growing the client’s strategic footprint.
  • Mentor and developing emerging high potential talent.
  • Work collaboratively with the corporate growth team in support of business development activities, engaging in all actions necessary to ensure rigorous pursuit and capture.
  • Maintain a keen awareness of current capabilities that can be leveraged for future growth.
  • Partner with technical leads to ensure contractual obligations are upheld and running smoothly.
  • Provide effective and positive management and leadership to a large technical team within a prominent government agency.
  • Utilize extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish business goals.

Your background will likely include the following;

  • An Active Top Secret Clearance
  • A PMP Certification, ideally with a CISSP, or CISM certification.
  • Demonstrated experience managing mid to large (45+ FTEs) programs is required.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of account or program management experience.
  • Experience supporting DHS or DOD programs, especially cybersecurity/ security engineering focused; bonus points if you have experience within CISA or DISA.
  • A technical background is desired but not required. More important is the ability to effectively build/sustain relationships with our Government clients and our staff, while ensuring quality service delivery. The net result is an expansion to both existing and new work within a specific customer segment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical, with the ability to positively interact with individuals at all levels.

Established in 2010, @Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at

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