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Project Manager - Must have Secret Clearance




Herndon, Virginia, United States


Work Where it Matters

RiverTech, an Akima company, is not just another federal professional solutions 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 RiverTech, 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 , RiverTech 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 , RiverTech provides innovative solutions to complex engineering and operational challenges and delivers wide-ranging services for mission support, systems engineering, and IT.

As a RiverTech 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:

RiverTech is looking for a Project Manager to work in Herndon, VA.

Akima prides itself on delivering efficient and effective solutions across a wide range of industries. Our success is largely dependent on the stellar ability of the program management team. RiverTech is searching for an experienced program manager to join our ranks and continue this tradition in the Southeast US. The ideal candidate will have a sharp business mind, be an engaged leader, and proven ability to strategize and implement high-level program initiatives. This person should have strong talent for project coordination, stakeholder management, and delegation. Ultimately, the program manager should be motivated by a desire to optimize productivity and nurture program success from inception to completion.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with project sponsor, cross-functional teams, and assigned project managers to develop the scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and timing for new initiatives.
  • Manages program and project teams for optimal return on investment, and coordinate and delegate cross-project initiatives.
  • Identify key requirements for cross-functional teams and external vendors.
  • Develops and manages budget for projects and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and overcomes program risks, and produce program reports for managers and stakeholders.
  • Manages the day-to-day activities for a moderately complex Technical or non-Technical project.
  • Manages the administrative/operational leadership of a project within the program guidelines set by the customer.
  • Monitors project to ensure work scope, schedule, and budget are well defined and maintained.
  • Provides the coordination between resource managers/supervisors and ensures all necessary reviews and approvals are received.
  • May conduct performance/project analyses to benefit future/other projects/missions/programs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the field's concepts and principles. Leads and directs the work of other employees and has full authority for personnel decisions.
  • Administers departmental policies and procedures, evaluates results and performance, and assists with the development of new or modified budgets, strategic plans, or policies.
  • Requires BA and minimally 5-7 years experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business administration, logistics, supply chain, facilities management, or related field.
  • Secret clearance
  • Five or more years of experience in an upper-management role, preferably in program management.
  • PMP Certification desired.
  • Exceptional skills in leadership, time management, facilitation, conflict management, and organization.
  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders across the organization vertically and laterally.
  • Working knowledge of DoD supply chain, life-cycle management, procurement processes
  • Working knowledge of managing FFP, CPFF, T&M, FFP LOE contracts.
  • Outstanding knowledge of change management principles and performance evaluation processes

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: Program & Project Management

Travel: None

Organization: RiverTech

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11043