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NANA Contract Lead/Project Manager (TX) in San Antonio, Texas

Contract Lead/Project Manager (TX)


RiverTech, an Akima Company, delivers space situational awareness and satellite surveillance services that protect and defend sea, land, air and space operations and their personnel. Providing the talent, tools, and technologies to ensure exceptional performance in today’s most demanding and strategically critical global environments. This is RiverTech. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

RiverTech willprovide IT support for the Air Force Security Forces Center (AFSFC) Working Dog Management System (WDMS), in the cloud, and will maintain and sustain both WDMS main system and WDMS software sustainment lab.


The Contract Lead/Project Manager's responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for management of project scope, costs and schedule.

  • Executes contract deliverables and delivers on time/schedule to COR.

  • Maintain effective communications with the government program office assigned contracting officer representative (COR) and government Team Lead. The PM shall keep the respective government Team Lead/COR informed of the current status of supported projects and tasks and inform the appropriate COR of any programmatic or logistics problems and/or resolutions of problems within two working days of encountering such problem(s) reported in a Deficiency Status Report.

  • Be capable of explaining typical project/program management and logistics problems and solutions to the respective government Team Lead /COR. The PM shall review and assess technical problems and technical solutions in order to develop and discuss alternative strategies to the respective government Team Lead /COR and document in meeting minutes.

  • Monitor and report monthly status via a contractor Monthly Status Report (MSR).

  • Propose recommended corrections/suggestions on how to best develop sustainment solutions, document, present, and deliver high quality results.

  • Actively and continually seek to identify and document program/project risks associated with support provided throughout this Task Order. The PM shall provide technical recommendations to the government on the formation and implementation of plans to manage and reduce program/project risks.

  • Provide analysis and recommend corrective actions, as appropriate, to the AFSFC PMO on field assistance trouble calls as requested by the government.

  • At the request of the government, the PM shall attend security forces, Air Force meetings, seminars, or conferences to support emerging technology.

  • Work with all current contractors to maintain any aspect of the programs identified in this Task Order on transition strategies to affect a seamless changeover for programs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum BS/BA in a related discipline.

  • Minimum 4 years experience working as a Project Manager and successfully managing project scope, costs and schedule, and executing contract deliverables on time/schedule.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with customers and associated associates in group presentations and meetings.

  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.

  • Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality.

  • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and must be able to improve performance through management feedback.

  • Must be able to successfully manage project financial records.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer. 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.

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.

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Job: Program & Project Management

Primary Location: US-TX-San Antonio

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: RIV01385