Program Manager- (North and Southeast Regions) Facilities and Base Operations

Huntsville, AL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: AFO00309

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Job Summary:

We are growing! Our family of companies has multiple Base Operations and Facilities PM opportunities across the Northeast and Southeast regions. These positions will be directly responsible to the company President and Senior Operations Director for the direction, safe operation, compliance, quality delivery and profitability of respective contracts.

Relocation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Program Manager will:

  • Be responsible for the overall management and coordination of assigned program/contract and shall act as the central point of contact with the Government customer(s).

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

  • Manage a diverse workforce in a customer-service, deadline-oriented environment.

  • Manage personnel, work processes, equipment, vehicles and facilities is support of the assigned contract.

  • 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 Manager 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 Manager 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 assigned contract/program.

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree or higher in business, engineering, or architectural disciplines, or shall have a minimum of 10 years’ management experience in facilities management.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • Minimum 7 years of experience managing a team of facilities or base operations staff, or equivalent experience leading and managing large, complex teams responsible for facilities operations, maintenance activities, engineering design, and other associated activities.

  • Must have experience in a leadership role that has project delivery responsibility overseeing other managers and/or supervisors (Project Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Business Manager, Skilled Trades Leads and Supervisors, or similar.)

  • Experience with services contracts for Government client/customers, managing a staff of at least 200 plus FTEs.

  • Ideal candidates will have experience with collective bargaining agreements, Davis Bacon, and Service Contract Act employees.

  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactive.

  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • US Citizen with ability to pass a thorough background check.

  • MS Excel and Word Proficiency.

  • Either possess or capable of obtaining and maintaining a Secret Clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • PMP or ability to obtain within first year.

  • Knowledge of CostPoint.

  • Deltek Time and Expense experience.

  • Advanced or master’s degree.

  • Strong skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project.

  • Experience using MS SharePoint a plus.

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