Including Senior Procurement Officials and Head of Contracts Management
First of all, program managers of mission critical, high-profile federal programs are under fire. Strained budgetary resources have created competing priorities among program managers across the board. Regardless of your agency mission–from keeping the environment clean to protecting the borders–the expectations are high.
Also, the single largest challenge program managers face is to increasingly defend and effectively manage their tight budgets to maximize program performance. Therefore, finding the right teams to continue delivering quality services and meeting mission objectives is paramount. This means doing the right federal market research to understand how competing priorities can be handled.