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PROGRAM MANAGER
Summary
Title:PROGRAM MANAGER
ID:1358
Department:Operations
Description

PROGRAM MANAGER

JTG is currently seeking a Program Manager to lead a dynamic, multicultural team of language professionals in the pursuit of creating teaching, learning, and reference materials in less commonly taught languages.

Responsibilities

Act as the primary liaison between JTG and its customer regarding all technical and administrative issues
Collaborate with the customer and technical experts to determine project scope, allocate resources, assess and manage risks, and track and report progress at both the individual project and program levels
Direct the workflow of linguistic and administrative support staff
Manage a large pool of independent contractors in order to develop resources in a diverse and ever-changing set of languages
Oversee the timely recruitment and development of program personnel
Ensure compliance with all regulatory and administrative contract requirements

*The PM reports directly to senior program management staff and works closely with senior level administrative personnel, but must be comfortable working autonomously.


Requirements

  • Master's degree in linguistics or closely related field
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead a diverse team of experts both locally and at remote locations
  • Ten years of experience in project/program management, 5 years of which must be on government contracts
  • Minimum one year experience using complex fund and resource reporting mechanisms such as EVM
  • Ten years of experience in developing language resource products for less commonly taught languages
  • Minimum one year experience negotiating cooperative agreements with academic or research organizations in the US or abroad
  • Ten years of experience in applied linguistic research, especially focused on less commonly taught languages

Preferred qualifications

  • PhD in linguistics or closely related field
  • Authorship of published, peer-reviewed reference or training materials in one or more less commonly taught languages, linguistics, or related area studies
  • PMP Certification
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