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Senior Program Manager




Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Nakuuruq, an Akima company, is not just another federal mission support 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 Nakuuruq, 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 , Nakuuruq 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 , Nakuuruq delivers a wide range of mission support functions, including staff augmentation, records management, training, and operational management.

As a Nakuuruq 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

Nakuuruq is seeking a Senior Program Manager to work in the Northern Capital Region (NCR) in support of a program supporting the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response (ASPR).

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide a “single-point-of-contact” coordination with the ASPR Contracting Officer and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR).
  • Daily oversight of the contract.
  • Supervision of task order (TO) project managers.
  • Maintain complete understanding of the work scope/mission, including challenges and problems associated with the position.
  • Monitor and control contract schedule(s), budget, safety, and quality control.
  • Assign personnel consistent with the contract requirements.
  • Understand, and assure compliance with all minimum contract standards and all applicable or relevant and appropriate requirements, including Federal and state requirements.
  • Effective administrative support
  • Ensure all contract deliverables are of high quality and delivered on or ahead of deadlines.
  • Prepare and present contract briefings and program management reviews to Nakuuruq leadership, as required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Arts (BA) or Bachelor’s of Science (BS)in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of senior leadership and program/portfolio manager experience
  • or similar work experience.
  • Experience managing a task order driven contract with potential for multiple, simultaneous active task orders and leading multiple task order project managers.
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, and proactive.
  • Meet deadlines with high quality work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master of Art (MA) or Master’s of Science (MS) or higher in a related field is preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted Salary Range

150K - 170K

Benefits Information

Regular - The company offers a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and a range of other voluntary benefits. Paid Time Off (PTO) is offered to regular full-time and part-time employees.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. 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, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, 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: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Nakuuruq

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-3818