Program Manager II

    • Job Tracking ID: 513002-594639
    • Job Location: Philadelphia, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 13, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status*: Exempt
    • Job Level: Intermediate
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    • Clearance Type: Secret
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Job Description

Company Overview:

Continental Tide Defense Systems, Inc. (Continental Tide) is an industry leader, providing programmatic, engineering and industrial services to the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, and other DoD organizations. Founded in 2011, Continental Tide has successfully grown from our office in Chesapeake, VA into a full-service Defense Contractor with offices, personnel and facilities in Reading and Philadelphia PA, Virginia Beach, VA and San Diego, CA.

We are a quickly-growing, fast-thinking organization that competes directly against numerous competitors in a highly challenging market. Our culture is defined by personnel that do not shy away from challenges; In fact, they invigorate us!

*Please note due to the anticipated volume of responses, we will contact only those candidates who most closely match our requirements. Only local candidates will be considered.

Job Overview:

Continental Tide is seeking an experienced and highly motivated Program Manager responsible for business development, client management, and program execution of ship Hull, Mechanical & Electrical (HM&E) or electronic system projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Local Program Manager representative for Continental Tide across the entire NSWCPD business line
  • Responsible for business development and client management within NSWCPD area
  • Oversee and direct program and project initiatives
  • Develop proposal responses, project estimates and prepare status reports
  • Lead and direct work of employees assigned to projects
  • Work with Continental Tide Senior Management and Department heads on strategic initiatives and identification of growth opportunities
  • Perform duties outside of specialty to complete work assignment

Experience and Skills

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration
  • 5-10 years of experience required Familiar with NSWCPD organization, contract structure and technical codes
  • Familiar with FAR clauses and contract management
  • Ability to develop proposal responses (IDIQ / Seaport-e) is a must
  • Must have or have the ability to obtain SECRET clearance
  • Must have the ability to obtain base access and security credentials

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate problem solving, decision making skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and execute multiple assigned tasks simultaneously
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)



We are always looking for top-talent and we look forward to new-thinkers and team-players joining our Team! We offer competitive wages in salaried and hourly positions, educational opportunities, competitive employee benefit options, and a 401(k)-retirement plan with company match.