Deputy Program Manager

Req No.
Regular Full-Time


*****This position is open to current KeyPoint employees and contractors only*****


KeyPoint Government Solutions is currently seeking candidates for a Deputy Program Manager. Candidates for this opening must be located in Fairfax, VA or include a cover letter explaining relocation plans.


This position ensures the smooth flow of all support functions and shared services support in all matters pertaining to the KeyPoint Project. Acts as Program Director for Project during absence of the Program Director. Maintains expert knowledge of contract requirements and prepares periodic reports as required.


Essential Functions:

  • Assumes responsibility as Program Director for KeyPoint Government Solutions during the Program Director’s absence
  • Provides senior level leadership of program including planning and communicating vision
  • Established short and long term goals and objectives
  • Maintains superb customer service relationships with all external Contracting Officer’s Technical Representatives and associated customer points of contact
  • Establishes close working relationship with KeyPoint directors and managers responsible for shared service support to the Program
  • Provides direct daily supervision of subordinates including hiring, training, evaluation, disciplinary action, coaching, and counseling actions
  • Direct supervisory responsibility for all support functions and coordination of shared services
  • Effectively manages personnel by maintaining a qualified staff, communicating areas of accountability and performance expectations, determining standards of performance as a basis to review progress of personnel, recommending salary adjustments, transfers, promotions
  • Ensures proper training of personnel
  • Promotes a cooperative and harmonious working climate which is conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, innovation, efficiency and effectiveness
  • Directs the work of subordinate managers and performs a wide range of managerial duties including planning, assigning tasks and responsibilities; setting priorities; monitoring and evaluating performance; and, developing employee capabilities
  • Assists in furthering success of KeyPoint through the identification of new business prospects and preparation of contract bid proposals when required
  • Acts as subject matter expert in counterintelligence matters related to Project & personnel
  • Management and execution of P&L at the Program level on a FFP/AF contract
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years related supervisory experience with background investigations
  • Minimum 5 years full-time supervisory experience
  • 5+ years of experience with personnel security background investigations
  • Must have extensive experience managing large, geographically dispersed programs to include an understanding and execution of P&L at the program level
  • FFP/AF experience desired
  • Experience with business financials to include budgeting, forecasting and profit and loss preferred
  • Proven ability to supervise a diverse team
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, supervise and delegate work for a subordinate staff and get results through others in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Attend new hire orientation
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Project Management experience required; PMI or Six Sigma certification preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively with individuals at levels internally and externally
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Able to work independently, multi-task, and possess excellent leadership skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all client groups as a representative of KeyPoint
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make independent decisions
  • U.S. citizenship (required for federal security clearance)


Tasks The job tasks identified below are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made as appropriate to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Sit for long periods of time, stand, walk, move about the facility, bend, stoop, and climb stairs; demonstrate sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and other office equipment; reach above shoulder height, below the waist, and lift to file documents or store materials; lift and move up to 25 pounds; speak and hear sufficiently to communicate in person and over the phone; read words and numbers; maintain visual ability including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and to adjust focus; work overtime as required; meet expectations for attendance and punctuality; able to pay attention to details; able to concentrate; interact professionally, cooperatively and productively; perform in a manner that prevents errors and omissions; tolerate a constant, moderate noise level; work independently; carry out assignments to completion within parameters of general instructions, prescribed routines and standard practices; successfully manage stressful work situations; meet multiple deadlines consistently.


Federal Background Investigation REQUIRED please read.

The selected candidate for this position must be able to successfully obtain and maintain a favorably adjudicated government background investigation. This background investigation requires U.S. citizenship and will include an investigation of 10+ years of history including financial, education, employment, medical, residence, and personal records. The cost of this investigation will be paid by KeyPoint.


About KeyPoint Government Solutions:

KeyPoint Government Solutions is an investigative and risk-mitigation services company that delivers advisory, monitoring, compliance and other solutions across a variety of related practice areas. Our primary areas of expertise include background investigations, infrastructure safety and security, emergency management, criminal justice services, fraud investigations and program management. Led by team of highly regarded industry authorities, our workforce of investigators and subject matter experts supports a wide variety of clientele including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Background Investigation Bureau (NBIB), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and more. Our reputation is consistent with quality, integrity and exceeding both our clients’ and employees’ expectations. KeyPoint Government Solutions has offices in Loveland, CO, Slippery Rock, PA and Fairfax, VA.


KeyPoint Government Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


KeyPoint Government Solutions offers a generous benefit package including a 401k plan with a company match as well as a competitive time off package that includes paid company holidays, sick and vacation time.


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