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Program Manager




Rockville, Maryland, United States

Work Where it Matters

Akima Data Management (ADM), an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ADM, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders, ADM provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ADM delivers agile and innovative cloud and IT services and solutions that enable mission dominance.

As an ADM employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Data Management is looking for a Program Manager to work in Rockville, MD. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the successful technical, schedule, and cost performance of a major program, or multiple programs, through subordinate program/project managers, in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Manages one or more projects or programs, may manage an operating office and supervises professional and technical personnel performing in their customary disciplines.
  • Maintains aggressive efforts to achieve objectives. Acts as a technical liaison with the client, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Trains and supervises personnel. Responsible for all phases of the program budget. Performs analysis for contract reviews with various software.
  • Develops Quality Assurance Programs for all products and services.
  • Prepare Staffing Plans, including skill and labor mix, to support contract operations.
  • May be responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff.
  • Assign staff and provide technical direction as necessary to complete task. Monitor contract, subcontract, and funding; prepare forecasts of program financial performance.
  • Develop and deliver required contract, departmental, project and/or financial reports.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s level degree (master’s preferred); 10 years of experience successfully fostering collaborative multi-stakeholder environments while effectively and transparently managing IT projects’ risks, issues, project resources, scope, schedule, change management and cost.
  • Demonstrated work experience managing complex data and software development projects with multiple integration points, multiple stakeholders, some of which are external to the contract but must align.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Proven ability to meet cost, schedule, and performance requirements for complex IT projects, or organizational transformation initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience with the management, manpower utilization, and supervision of employees (including subcontractors) of various labor categories and skills in projects similar in size and scope complex IT projects, or organizational transformation initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience in a quality assurance environment that includes knowledge of customer satisfaction tracking, user complaint and monitoring programs, and quality control programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proven results in coordinating and managing at the executive level.

Desired Qualifications

  • 5 or more years supporting programs in federal health IT sector specifically with HHS/FDA.
  • ITIL v4 Foundation certification.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: No

Organization: ADM

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Shift: Day Job

Work Type: Hybrid

Req ID: ADM00573