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Program Manager




Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal systems 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 ASE, 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 , ASE 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 , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE 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:

The Program Manager has the overall responsibility for ensuring exceptional program performance including the delivery of contract- and task order-level requirements and services. Accountable to both program customers and ASE leadership, the incumbent will serve as the central point of contact for the government contracting office and other program customers, maintain effective communication and foster positive interactions with all stakeholders.

To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides necessary reports and addresses any concerns as they arise
  • Ensures adherence to contract requirements, including the delivery of services in accordance with the Performance Work Statement (PWS), Departmental Directives, Federal and State Regulations and to technical specifications, schedule, cost, and financial performance
  • Manages, integrates, and monitors program activities to ensure that the delivery of services and outcomes are technically adequate and align with customer expectations
  • Prepares responses to task orders
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of program-level management plans
  • Oversees project execution, monitor progress, and ensure timely delivery of quality services and products
  • Prepares reports and makes presentations to reflect overall program status, cost and funding issues, and staffing status
  • Monitors task order activities, cost, and schedule
  • Monitors and manages staffing requirements for all task orders
  • Manages and coordinates with subcontractors to ensure compliance with all contract requirements, including timekeeping, invoicing, and travel management
  • Implements communication mechanisms that facilitate employee interaction with the program office and corporate human resources
  • Coordinates and communicates on employee performance and manages the resolution of disciplinary problems as they arise
  • Develops individual training and certification plans to ensure program employees have and maintain required security clearances and professional competencies required by the contract or Task Order
  • Identifies and mitigates risks associated with program execution
  • Tracks program budgets, expenses, and financial performance
  • Validates and delivers Monthly Status/Financial Reports
  • Develops and implements a safety plan compliant with customer standards and individual site plans to accomplish DOE program objectives and ensure worker safety
  • Verifies that relevant nuclear and environmental regulations and requirements are integrated into work plans to protect personnel, facilities, and the environment
  • Monitors and reports on environment, safety, and health issues
  • Monitors and manages security clearance status of program employees


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least, 10 years of management experience, including at least:
  • 10 years of experience supporting Department of Energy (DOE) programs
  • 8 years managing enterprise-level services contracts exceeding 25 FTEs or $20M annually
  • 5 years managing a contract/program team consisting of 5 or more subcontractors
  • Demonstrated experience managing programs with multiple, concurrent task orders performed in geographically dispersed locations
  • Knowledge of and experience delivering/managing environmental management technical and consulting services
  • Knowledge of DOE Environmental Management policy and compliance requirements

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: Health, Safety & Environmental

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: DOE Q

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-9017