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Project Manager at Akima, LLC

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Tracy, California

Job Description:

ASO provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations.

This position is responsible to the company President/General Manager for the direction, safe operation, compliance, quality delivery and profitability of the assigned contract.  
Essential job functions:

  • Act on behalf of the company for all matters relating to the contract.

  • Be on duty and available during the hours specified in the contract and as otherwise needed to ensure successful operations.

  • Act as central point of contact with the Government regarding the assigned contract.

  • Act as the central point of contact with any subcontractors regarding the assigned contract.

  • Responsible for skill and professional development of company employees reporting to the PM and the PM’s management team.

  • Responsible for Profit and Loss, compliance with OSHA safety laws and regulations, and compliance with other regulatory requirements

  • Understand project finances and be able to successfully execute a profitable contract, including submission and payment of invoices to the Government.

  • Attend briefings, conferences and other Government-designated meetings.

  • Manage a diverse workforce in a customer-service, deadline-oriented environment.

  • Perform continuous surveillance to ensure 100% contract compliance.

  • Manage personnel, equipment, vehicles and facilities in support of the assigned contract.

  • Obtain and maintain understanding and working knowledge of the contract and all attachments and references to ensure all contract requirements are met and achieved on time or as scheduled, to include required funding notifications.

  • Manage contract operations within budget to maximize the balance among contract performance, contract expenses and company costs, and profit margin.  Deliver to the company the planned gross margin and profit contribution for the company FY.

  • Provide regular status reports and contract feedback to the President and operational management; identify concerns to Operations Director in time to address/mitigate/resolve before labor disputes or contract performance issues arise.

  • Coordinate with company management and other holding company resources to effectively and efficiently obtain company support, to include personnel hires, employee benefit and record processing, travel and other expense vouchers, performance reviews, vendor set-up, invoice processing, time collection, addressing employee issues/concerns, etc.

  • Coordinate with subcontractor management points of contact as appropriate to maintain positive and effective working relationships and ensure contract requirements are met and achieved on time or as scheduled.

  • Work with holding company subcontract administration and pricing personnel to request subcontract pricing information (such as requests for equitable adjustment), execute option periods, and adjust subcontract value and scope based on changes to the prime contract.  Lead proposal development for scope changes, REAs and pricing adjustments.

  • Develop, implement and maintain a comprehensive worker safety and health and environmental management program that prevents and reduces injuries, illnesses and losses and complies with holding company safety and environmental programs and guidelines.  Work closely with Director of Safety to achieve company safety goals and support safety initiatives.

  • Maintain an organized filing system for contract, operational and personnel records for reference and personnel transitions as appropriate, and ensure contract records are submitted to the holding company Contracts department for inclusion in official company files and employee records are submitted to HRIS for inclusion in official personnel files.  At the conclusion of the POP, work with Contracts to execute contract quick close process.

  • Promote development and implementation of management techniques and tools such as planning and control, systems and procedures analysis, operational audits, management surveys, feasibility studies, methods analysis, quality control, and statistical sampling techniques

  • Formulate recommendations for improved organizational structure, policies and techniques, methods, procedures, and systems designed to achieve compliance

  • Coordinate the use of any applicable company resources, to include office space, cell phones, and office supplies to ensure adequate support.

  • Support business development activities as requested by providing past performance information related to the assigned contract and subject matter expertise gained from this and any prior position as appropriate. 

  • Continually look for potential business development opportunities for the Akima family of companies and report potential opportunities to company management or business development resources.

  • Lead organic growth on the assigned contract.

  • Complete action items from the Government customer, the company President and company support teams on time.

  • Assist in recruiting personnel and overseeing their training and orientation

  • Be an example to employees, customers and team mates of the NANA values and hold employees accountable to perform contract duties and company functions in accordance with those values.

Other duties as assigned by the company President/General Manager and the Operations Director.

  • Strong personal leadership, management and organization skills as well as the ability to integrate and harmonize diversified functions to provide overall efficient and effective contract operations. 

  • Excellent and well-developed interpersonal communication skills in face-to-face conversations, meetings, over the phone, and in writing. 

  • Requires 5 years of experience leading multi-disciplined teams in the technical areas addressed by the contract.

  • Training or college degree in technical or business field is required. Must have demonstrated knowledge of project management processes and financial management skills. 

  •  Must be proficient at the suite of MS Office products and have proven communication, analytic and problem-solving, team building and collaboration skills. 

  • The ability to resolve problems quickly by determining appropriate courses of action and involving the correct personnel or functions is required. 

  •  Must be flexible.

  • May be subject to Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information as required by the contract.

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.
We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.   Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.   

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

 In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.