The Coverent team features dedicated, experienced professionals at the top of their field who share a passion for helping our clients solve challenging problems and seize opportunities. Our culture emphasizes teamwork, communication, and commitment to our community. Due to our talented staff and a fanatical devotion to client and customer satisfaction, our clients trust us to consistently deliver the highest quality teams and solutions.

We offer developmental and advancement opportunities, competitive salaries, and a full range of employee benefits.

Current Openings:

Program Manager

Location: McLean, Virginia
Job Code: 490
# of Openings: 1


Coverent is seeking a Program Manager to lead a key consulting program focused on the application of data-driven analytics to measure and improve mission performance for a client in the US Intelligence Community. The successful candidate will possess an entrepreneurial spirit, strategic vision, exceptional communication skills, and at least three years’ experience managing a team of seven or more consultants. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced mid-level manager seeking a growth opportunity with significant advancement potential at a growing consulting firm.

Why Coverent?        

Coverent is a specialized consulting services firm focused on developing innovative solutions to the most challenging problems facing our nation. We are growing quickly, but are focused on maintaining our commitment to superior customer results and a fair, flexible, and fun culture:

  • Are you interested in working for a boutique firm who sees its employees as more than just a number?
  • Are you intrigued by the notion of joining a small, talented, passionate team with a clear vision to help our clients achieve their missions better, smarter, faster?
  • Does a company culture that emphasizes outcomes, fairness, and flexibility sound appealing?
  • Would you like to be rewarded for your contributions, via programs like annual bonuses and company profit sharing?
  • Would you appreciate having a choice of options from top-notch benefit providers for medical and retirement plans?
  • Are you interested in a learning culture that is forward-leaning regarding training, education, and professional development?

If you answer YES to these questions, Coverent could be the employer of choice for you. 

Position Responsibilities

The Program Manager will provide comprehensive leadership to a contract with multiple projects:

  • Support contract in full-time role balancing management and consulting responsibilities
  • Provide leadership, management, and coaching to 3-5 project managers across 10-20 FTE portfolio of projects
  • Serve as the primary interface with the Government Contracting Officer
  • Prepare the monthly PMR document summarizing program status, opportunities, and risks; brief the Senior Management Team
  • Monitor quality at the contract level and resolve issues as needed
  • Collaborate with other Program Managers to improve company management practices
  • Participate in team performance reviews and goal setting
  • Continuously gather information about customer needs and present ideas for increased mission impact to Coverent senior management
  • Serve as contracting hiring manager; collaborate with Coverent Recruiting to ensure full program staffing and to identify candidates for anticipated growth

Education and Work Experience Required

  • US Citizenship
  • Active TS/SCI security clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least three years’ experience managing a team of seven or more consultants

Skills Required

  • Ability to derive insights from data to develop and execute strategy
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and positive, growth-oriented mindset
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with consulting frameworks for impact assessment and performance management
  • Demonstrable project management knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to operate and thrive in an environment of business ambiguity and continuous improvement
  • Grit; willingness to learn from failures to achieve success

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