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Human Resources Program Manager




Washington, Washington DC, 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 Human Resources 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 Rsponsibilities:

  • Support engagement on economics and policy matters with ASPR, HHS interagency partners and other Federal agencies as needed.
  • Assist Federal staff to develop policy and options papers regarding health economics and preparedness and public health preparedness.
  • Develop frameworks for decision analysis.
  • Provide support documents and option papers on key issues to Federal staff.
  • Provide detailed workforce analysis on existing staffing functions across the organizatio
  • Determine appropriate occupational series, title and grade, as well as Fair Labor Standards Act
  • (FLSA) and position sensitivity designations.
  • Analyze, assess, design, and implement the Development of Employee Programs for workforce organization improvement, to include communication, leadership, and managemen
  • Provide expert consulting services on management practice improvement and performance managemen
  • Provide regular assistance with software development lifecycle proj
  • Analyze HR data and generate charts/tables for senior leadersh
  • Assist in writing reports for various workforce development pro
  • Monitor incoming data and make necessary modifications to office reports; data analytics, database management, and executive reporting for ASPR HR (largely focused on recruitment and HR cycle times):
  • Evaluate and Analyze HR Processes (streamline and identify efficiencies) and
  • Draft organizational HR reports, circulate, and adjudicate commen
  • Provide workforce analyses and sound succession planning formulation.
  • Identify core competencies through mission/function. Responsible to work cohesively with Division of Workforce Development (DWD) staff and agency stakeholders to provide staffing analysis, forecast and summarize trends to help identify process improvements, training opportunities and staffing efficien
  • Collaborate with functional leaders to interpret data and to support the development of action plans to achieve workforce plan(s), to include, but not limited to, talent acquisition, development, skill enhancement, and reduction planni
  • Provide guidance and assistance to define staffing and long-term labor management required to deliver on strategic capabil
  • Leverage change management and project management skills to effectively implement workforce management best practices to the organizati
  • Support Talent Strategy team and senior leaders to provide actionable analytics insight that will drive business decision.
  • Identify and develop talent analytics that will deliver analysis and modeling of workforce trends on a routine b
  • Provide talent management expertise and implementation for a sophisticated government agency.
  • Provide workforce strategy expertise and implementation for a sophisticated government agen
  • Forecast workforce labor and budget plans in partnership with agency stakeholders and lead the development and implementation of workforce planning processes, methodology, and tools.
  • Define, model, and monitor workforce demographics, cost of workforce, and current and future workforce outlook on structure and mobility.
  • Carry out analysis of policy and program issues which may include such work activities as the preparation of reports on economic and labor market trends applicable to issues and concerns regarding workforce development programs.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain methods to evaluate and monitor program performance.
  • Proactively research labor trends and bring analytical insight
  • Research, analyze, gather, and disseminate as appropriate validated program data, strategies and updated legislation.
  • Provide detailed quantitative and qualitative data/survey analy


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or equivalent job experience in health economics, economics knowledge of public health and emergency medical Counter Measures preparedness – graduate degrees preferred.
  • 10+ years’ work experience addressing public health policy issues, using economic theory and Cost Benefit Analysis.
  • Strong skills in using Microsoft Office Suite of programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of HHS ASPR HR tools.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, proactive.
  • Track record of delivering well-organized and accurate work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to pass an HHS Public Trust background check.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience using Microsoft SharePoint.

Posted Salary Range


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: Human Resources

Travel: None

Organization: Nakuuruq

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-7994