Program Manager - Keesler AFB

Biloxi, MS
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AID00623

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Job Summary:

Company is looking for a Base Operations Support (BOS) Contract Program Manager to work on Keesler AFB.

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Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible to the company President and Senior Operations Director for the direction, safe operation, compliance, quality delivery and profitability of the Keesler BOS contract.

  • Act on behalf of the company for all matters relating to the CE Services contract. Responsible for success of all aspects of contract and program management.

  • Lead a diverse workforce in a customer-service, deadline-oriented environment to provide operations, maintenance, security, and custodial support to Keesler AFB. Coordinate all special projects from scope development to proposal preparation through operational execution.

  • Manage personnel, work processes, equipment, vehicles and facilities.

  • Obtain and maintain understanding and working knowledge of the contract to ensure all contract requirements are met and achieved on time or as scheduled.

  • Manage contract operations within budget to maximize the balance among contract performance, contract expenses and company costs, and profit margin. Deliver to the company the planned gross margin and profit contribution for the company FY.

  • Operationally manage team partners, subcontractors, vendors and consultants regarding contract support.

  • Oversee and participate in professional development of company employees reporting to the PM and the PM’s management team.

  • Understand project finances and be able to successfully execute a profitable contract. Responsible for Profit and Loss at the project level, timely Government funding notifications, financial reporting and briefings.

  • Lead and support all aspects of contract and operations management to ensure contract compliance, safe work execution, and quality delivery.

  • Coordinate with OPCO leadership (President and Ops Director) and other company resources to effectively obtain company support, to include personnel hires, employee benefit and record processing, travel and other expense vouchers, performance reviews, vendor set-up, invoice processing, time collection, addressing employee issues/concerns, etc.

  • Work with Akima subcontract administration and pricing personnel to request subcontract pricing information (such as requests for equitable adjustment), execute option periods, and adjust subcontract value and scope based on changes to the prime contract. Lead proposal development for scope changes, REAs and pricing adjustments.

  • In conjunction with your Safety Officer develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive worker safety and health and environmental management program that prevents and reduces injuries, illnesses and losses and complies with holding company safety and environmental programs and guidelines. Work closely with project Safety Officer and Director of Safety to achieve company safety goals and support safety initiatives.

  • Maintain an organized filing system on the SharePoint site for contract, operational and personnel records for reference and personnel transitions as appropriate, and ensure contract records are submitted to the holding company Contracts department for inclusion in official company files and employee records are submitted to HRIS for inclusion in official personnel files. At the conclusion of the POP, work with Contracts to execute contract quick close process.

  • Promote development and implementation of management techniques and tools such as planning and control, systems and procedures analysis, operational audits, management surveys, feasibility studies, methods analysis, quality control, and statistical sampling techniques.

  • Formulate recommendations for improved organizational structure, policies and techniques, methods, procedures, and systems designed to achieve compliance.

  • Look for potential business development opportunities for the Akima family of companies and report potential opportunities to company management or business development resources.

  • Lead organic growth on the Keesler contract.

  • Assist in recruiting personnel and overseeing their training and orientation.

  • Complete PM Excellence training within the first 12 months of employment.

  • Be an example to employees, customers and teammates of the NANA values and hold employees accountable to perform contract duties and company functions in accordance with those values.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with large- scale DoD base operations, ideally with knowledge of USAF organizations.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a program manager leading a multi-disciplinary staff on a program of more than $40 million per year in the Federal arena.

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience as a Base Civil Engineer or Base Civil Engineer Senior Operations Manager on a program of similar scope and complexity.

  • Experience leading and managing large, complex teams of 300 or more staff to include the functions and operations of Wing/ Base activities, maintenance activities, civil engineering logistics, operations, and other associated BOS activities.

  • Minimum of BS in mechanical, civil, or electrical engineering

  • Must hold a PMP certification or have the ability obtain within 2 months of award.

  • Must be flexible and have well developed interpersonal and leadership skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree or Professional Engineering registration.

  • Prior experience managing a USAF CE or equivalent contract with firm fixed price (FFP) CLINs and FFP and cost-plus task orders.

  • Proficient at the suite of MS Office products.

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