Summary/General Description of Job:
The Program Manager has the authority to run the Program on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the company. The Project Manager should have sufficient latitude to exercise a wide degree of creativity in performing this role ensuring compliance and achieving financial goals. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of operations in support of construction projects, including management and staffing decisions, and subcontracting issues. This position will be the primary liaison with the Chugach Operations Manager and Government Representatives where applicable.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
- Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated projects to ensure that goals or objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
- Responsible for timely development and submission of proposals in response to Gov’t requests for proposals.
- Reviews project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of each project.
- Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of projects, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
- Responsible for developing and maintaining the project budget.
- Continuously monitor progress in terms of the status of the plans and the budget and report back to the board, senior management, and the client via weekly or other progress reporting methods by organizing and managing status update meetings.
- Recruits personnel as needed; performs and/or approves other personnel-related actions (i.e., promotions, terminations, disciplinary actions, etc.)
- Develop and maintain subcontractor and supplier bidding list.
- Develop budget and project revenue projections.
- Identify where and when management of issues and risks or accommodating altered requirements will involve extra time or extra resources and where efficiencies can be made.
- Must have excellent communication skills in order to provide clear concise guidance and direction of given tasks, requirements and goals of subordinate personnel and operation.
- Able to articulate and negotiate consensus on a final vision of the product and/or the core project goals from scoping the requirements of all stakeholders.
- Has the authority to bind the Company to all contractual actions, such as Task Order issuance, contract modifications, management decisions and subcontracting issues.
- Must be courteous and polite in written and oral communication, and be able to get ideas across in a non-confrontational manner in one-to-one exchanges, small groups and before large audiences.
- Will create and use spreadsheets or other appropriate tools to manage people and tasks and keep superiors up-to-date.
- Shall ensure compliance to all procurement actions per policy and federal guidelines.
- Provides the team with direction and vision, including motivating people to perform, listening to subordinates, providing feedback, recognizing strengths and providing challenges to promote advancement within internal ranks.
- The Project Manager is likely to be responsible for bringing the project to a close, which may include creating an end of project report or evaluation document, holding ‘sunset’ meetings and activities, and capturing and using relevant lessons learned.
- The Project Manager must have an understanding of relevant methodologies, processes and standards and ensures that all project team members understand and follow these also.
- The Project Manager may need to generate many types of documents, including requirement specifications, contracts, schedules, personnel records, project reports, communication (email) records, design specifications, meeting agendas, minutes and status reports.
- The Project Manager may need to create a structure for project documentation and remain conscientious in using it ensuring that the team understands and uses it effectively.
- The Project Manager may need to create a structure for project assets, including digital assets and remain conscientious in using it ensuring that the rest of the team understands and uses it.
- Responsible for processing departmental time recording.
- Respond to emergency site maintenance as required.
- Will be required to operate company-owned motor vehicles.
- Supports other department staff as needed or directed.
- Adheres to the established corporate and industry-standard safety and personnel policies and standard operating procedures.
- Ability to work in high tempo environment and meet deadlines on short turnarounds
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Keeping the supervisor and appropriate governing entities apprised of unique situations and problems encountered.
- Timely and cost effective performance of duties.
- Harmoniously working with co-workers, employees and customers.
- Working with the Operations Manager to outline work to be done, after which incumbent is expected to work independently. Guidelines include those established by the Corporate Office, Federal, State and local Regulations.
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):
- Ten (10) years’ experience in construction operations and related work. Of which six (6) years must have been in leadership, supervisory or management role.
- Must have the ability to supervise and motivate subordinates to attain stated objectives.
- Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.
- Must have an in-depth knowledge of government contracting terminology and applications.
- Must have an in-depth understanding of the Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR) Clause.
- Must have an in-depth knowledge of a federally approved procurement system.
- Must have an in-depth knowledge of Labor and Cost Tracking.
- Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Working knowledge of Davis Bacon Act.
- Extensive knowledge of construction equipment, methods, hand/power tools.
- Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.
- Mature judgment and ability to work with minimal supervision.
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Eight years of NAVFAC or US Army Corps of Engineers program management experience.
- Professional certification in Program management (certified Program Manager Professional, etc.)
- Working knowledge of AutoCAD Software.