Senior Consultant/Program Manager

Status: Full Time
Location: Metro DC Area

Partner Forces is seeking a Program Manager (PM) to manage a DHS FEMA contract focused on providing enterprise-wide front office support. The Program Manager is a critical position that will lead high-quality project management, research, design and implementation of convening strategy, research, and consultant management for a Partner Forces DHS FEMA contract. In this role, you will manage a program, with multiple concurrent subtasks. You will provide leadership and guidance to a team of junior Partner Forces employees and ensure impeccable program delivery. You will apply proven processes to ensure customer requirements are met including technical, financial, risk, schedule, and all other contractual commitments. Exceptional communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate across broad audiences at all levels is required.

Core Requirements & Essential Duties

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the government and contractor staff to ensure all project goals, milestones, deliverable, and individual’s functional responsibilities are properly executed.
  • Provide the highest level of project management expertise at the highest government and corporate levels to ensure all project objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel, including government stakeholders and teaming partners.
  • Keep informed of the mission, organizational structure, key personnel, current activities, status of current projects, and any issues affecting the organization.
  • Provide overall technical and financial management of tasks and milestones associated with contractual agreements.
  • Evaluate progression of project milestones and budget and modify work as applicable to ensure overall project quality, schedule and budget are being attained and shall be responsible for all contractor work.
  • Problem solve with a focus on flexible and agile execution in accordance with approved contracting standards.
  • Lead customer, stakeholder, and partner engagements ensuring program execution is aligned with customer expectations.
  • Responsible for the management of a team of Junior Analysts, providing mentorship, coaching and constructive feedback. Ensure the team is providing high quality and timely work products, improving office efficiency and organizational effectiveness.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain DHS Suitability.
  • Secret Clearance required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 8-10 years PM experience
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and clearly communicate team objectives
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Program evaluation and design experience required, as well as experience with performance measurement frameworks.


To apply, submit a complete resume and cover letter that includes salary requirements to

Job Number: 230530

The Company

Partner Forces, LLC., is a WOSB focused on helping homeland security partners with their most pressing and complex challenges and opportunities. The company provides management consulting services for the homeland security and national security enterprise.  We offer clients holistic and integrated solutions to their current and emerging homeland security requirements related to program development and analysis, stakeholder engagement and outreach, strategic planning, technology implementation, security and preparedness assessment, and business process design and improvement. 

Partner Forces values a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. It is the policy of Partner Forces to comply with all federal and state laws concerning the employment of persons with disabilities and to act in accordance with regulations and guidance issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and state agencies. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at