Program Manager Support to Naval Shipyards

Posted Date 3 months ago(3/27/2024 5:06 PM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
US-VA-Virginia Beach
Noblis MSD


Noblis MSD’s mission is to support the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) objectives to design, build, deliver and maintain ships, submarines, and systems reliably, on-time and on-cost for the Navy.   We are looking to hire a Program Manager to lead scientific, engineering, technical, and analytical (SETA) support to NAVSEA 04X and the Naval Shipyards. 



The successful candidate will be a Program Manager at US Navy Shipyards in support of NAVSEA Directorate SEA 04X (Industrial Operations).  The Program Manager will manage a large team to aid the Navy in the oversight, management, policy, and guidance for environment, safety, and health programs at the Naval Shipyards.  Specific tasks will include the management of a large project with the following objectives:

  • Leading process and performance improvement initiatives organizational consulting/facilitation services necessary to tie business process and performance to execution of Naval Maintenance availabilities.
  • Planning, training, coaching, facilitating lean events, metric development, solution implementation, sustainment, and integration functions or activities as necessary to successfully achieve process/performance improvement objectives
  • Project team development that supports the planning efforts of maintenance availabilities for approximately 60 events/year
  • Workforce and Team Development in support of the NAVSEA maintenance enterprise
  • Deck Plate Coaching/Development during industrial operational maintenance periods
  • Facilitate, develop/revise strategic plans for environment, safety, and health program management within the shipyards


As a Noblis Manager the successful candidate, while being responsible for the day-to-day tactical duties for a technical project, will also be responsible for the administrative/operational leadership of a project within the program guidelines set by the Program Manager and this Navy customer.  Additional responsibilities shall include schedule and budget adherence.  Additionally, the Manager provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary Noblis reviews and approvals are received and may conduct performance/project analyses during phase-down to benefit future/other projects/missions/programs. Other typical duties in support of the Noblis mission will include budget analysis, labor planning, coordination of activities, and monitoring project completion from initiation through delivery to meet revenue and cost projections. There may also be opportunity where the Manager will be expected to oversee the execution and completion of technology solutions projects. 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or Engineering.
  • Project Management or related field and PMP certification (PMI)
  • 15 years of experience supporting broader naval maintenance and naval shipyards
  • 10 years of business management, process improvement, human performance, adult learning / instruction and financial management experience
  • 10 years of workforce management experience
  • 10 years of organizational effectiveness and performance
  • 3+ years managing teams of employees
  • Secret Clearance



Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in related field (e.g., Human Performance, STEM, Business, Workforce Management, Change Management, Adult Learning, Continuous Improvement)
  • Demonstrated ability to balance fiscal responsibility to organize service/support individual, groups and teams to accomplish tasking and mission
  • Familiarity with public naval shipyards operational/management structure and strategic initiatives, CNO availability planning and execution (CONUS and OCONUS), NAVSEA strategic initiatives and insertion into naval shipyards.



Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $130,590.00 - USD $228,510.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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