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Program Manager – Innovation (Mid)

Program Manager – Innovation (Mid)

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About Strategic Alliance Consulting Inc.: Strategic Alliance Consulting Inc. (Strategic ACI) is a member of the Agile Support Alliance Joint Venture, LLC.  The joint venture recently announced that it was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for the EMERALD Program. EMERALD is a procurement vehicle for life-cycle acquisition management, strategic financial, and business management support services for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).  The contract has a one-year base plus four one-year option periods and a ceiling of $849 million. The EMERALD acquisition vehicle is structured as an agency-wide, small business set-aside program.  EMERALD is the follow-on for the Resource, Decision, and Acquisition Support (RDAS) contract.


Overall Assignment Description:

Serve as an advisor to a Government-led team that:

  • Defines and implements strategies to identify commercially available solutions to enable the Organization’s efforts to provide an integrated customer service experience and deliver world-class geospatial knowledge, content and services to customers worldwide.
  • Uses innovative approaches and non-traditional methodologies to solve customer problems and develop new capabilities in support of the Organization’s GEOINT online services.
  • Identifies and exploits the innovations of others, including industry, partners and customer communities.


  • Supporting multi-functional teams in the delivery of specific innovation projects.
  • Analyze and evaluate new emergent technologies for opportunity and application to Organization Initiatives.
  • Facilitate rapid mainstreaming of new capabilities in fixed and expeditionary environments.
  • Support the management of multiple concurrent innovation projects from problem definition through new capability adoption.
  • Support the implementation of new strategies to expedite prototype testing and feedback quickly and spur agile acquisitions.
  • Use knowledge of industry trends to influence planning.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent.


  • MBA in Business, International Business.
  • Project management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification with demonstrated knowledge of Project Management Institute (PMI) tools and techniques.
  • Cloud infrastructure support experience.
  • Global enterprise architecture and/or solutions architecture experience.
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification.
  • Success in fostering innovation cultures.
  • Success with driving change resulting in realized business impacts.
  • Generate new ideas with a clear business model.
  • Consciously managing and shaping change to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Familiar with Enterprise Capability Process (NECAPP).
  • Familiar with Innovation Mainstreaming Model to include MFAST and FASTTrak.
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Generate new ideas with a clear business model.
  • Excellent oral, written, and electronic communication skills to include proficiency with MS PowerPoint, Office, and Excel.


To qualify candidates must have an active Top Secret SCI Clearance.   



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