Program Manager

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ZemiTek LLC

Program Manager 2

Position description

ZemiTek, LLC is a Woman-Owned, SBA-certified 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) based in the Washington, DC metro area. We have a strong record delivering innovative and high-quality solutions. Since 2007, ZemiTek has provided technical assistance, project management, information technology (IT), knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, training and learning development, and institutional support services.

Position Description

We’re on the lookout for visionary leaders who can masterfully navigate the complexities of project management while fostering innovation and collaboration. Working hand in hand with Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs), you’ll spearhead recruitment initiatives, refine hiring protocols, and craft employment agreements that set the stage for success. Dive into the realm of financial management, where your strategic mindset will shape budget planning and optimize resource allocation across our multifaceted initiatives. As a mentor and coach, you’ll cultivate a culture of excellence, ensuring that our teams soar to new heights of achievement while staying firmly anchored in compliance with governmental standards. If you’re ready to combine your passion for leadership with driving meaningful change then connect with us by submitting your resume today. 


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Location: Washington, DC

Work Schedule: Hybrid

Salary Range: $125,000 – $160,000 (commensurate with candidate’s knowledge, skills, experience, and education, in addition to budget availability)

Clearance: Ability to obtain a Secret-level clearance; Active Secret-level clearance preferred


  • Work closely with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) to ensure maximum recruitment of Contractor’s employee positions, consistent hiring practices, and comprehensive orientation, with experience and a background in financial management.
  • Prepare employment agreements for the advisor placements as necessary, negotiate terms and conditions, and draft employment packages for COR approval.
  • Lead teams of professionals who provide administrative and technical assistance across different programs and technical areas.
  • Provide strategic oversight and tracking of budget and financial transactions across all program areas.
  • Maintain up-to-date, multi-year budget planning and programmatic documentation.
  • Oversee day-to-day management of the contract and coordinate the activities and deliverables under this contract.
  • Actively coach and mentor staff under this contract.
  • Ensure compliance with all government requirements including, but not limited reporting, official documentation, and waivers.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the COR on all matters pertaining to the contract.
  • Understand Agency systems/processes.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of seven (7) years of  program management experience in the context of: international development, international relations, humanitarian assistance or other related sector. 
  • Experience with federal government contracting.
  • Knowledge of human resources and experience with managing, coaching and mentoring a team.
  • Ability to assure quality control and facilitate technical coordination across the technical experts working under the contract.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve, and work in a complex, fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to obtain a full Secret-level clearance. 

Meet ZemiTek: Here is an inside look of who we are and what we do. 

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What We Believe

ZemiTek is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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