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Alternate Project Manager - Senior in Rock Island, IL at NOK-KaiHonua

Date Posted: 7/24/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL

Job Summary

KaiHonua, LLC is looking for an Alternate Project/Site Manager to be responsible for a team working at the Rock Island Arsenal providing Command, Control, Communications, Computer, and Information Management (C4IM) services to organizations and users serviced by Network Enterprise Center-Rock Island Arsenal (NEC-RIA). The Alternate PM will help the PM and oversee an engineering team delivering comprehensive, integrated, end-to-end IT services that include Network and Switch Operations, Systems Administration, Systems Integration and Testing, Configuration Management (hardware and software), Infrastructure Management, Network Administration, End-User Support, Fielding of Hardware and Software, Quality Control, Information and Network Security Services, Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS), Government Off the Shelf (GOTS), and Database Support. The PM is responsible for managing and controlling the program and is the principal representative who interfaces with the Contracting Office (CO), Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), and technical leads to insure excellent performance. Additionally, he/she interacts with contractor personnel to provide guidance, leadership and direction; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions; supervisor to program staff regarding operations; implements and provides guidance related to processes, policies, and oversees the work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Must be able to perform the following:

  • Primary management focal point to accomplish the administrative, managerial, and financial aspects of this contract.
  • Responsible to oversee contract performance and manage assigned contractor staff for Automation, Communications and Systems Support and Information Assurance for support of Single Network Enterprise Center (NEC, Command, Control Communications, Computer and Information Management (C4IM) and Standardized Computer/Network Configurations and Enterprise Systems.
  • Makes decisions on behalf of the organization and act as the main point of contact to Rock Island Arsenal to address all program issues with the RIA Contracting Officer Representative and NEC Manager. Provide continuous management oversight as well as coordination with the RIA Contracting Officers Representative and stakeholders.
  • Provide all necessary program, project management oversight of Contractor Personnel, System’s and Tools to ensure successful performance of all Ria support services.
  • Develop, update and measure performance against Program Management Plans.
  • Manage all technical, cost, schedule, and delivery in PWS and PMP.
  • Participate in scheduled and unscheduled meetings to provide effective communication between the Contractor and NEC-RIA Leadership
  • Integration planning and analysis, developing quick-reaction courses of action to ad-hoc inquiries for additional support or services.
  • Manage all performance issues.
  • Ensure that prime (and subcontractor) is producing the desired results.
  • Timely fill staffing vacancies with trained, experienced, and technically proficient personnel.
  • Provide ROM estimates as requested.
  • Review, evaluate, comment, and update contingency plans, implementation, operational and test plans.
  • Ensure contractor compliance with DoD security programs, including staff security training.
  • Prepare contract performance, progress, manpower and cost reports.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience as an IT project manager, experience with ITILv3 methodologies and MS Project
  • Must possess and maintain an IT I level certification IAW AR 25-2 and an IAT II certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002
  • CAPM, PMP, or equivalent certifications preferred
  • Secret Clearance


  • Proficient in handling the most complex of technical development concepts, latest software tools and technologies, strong database concepts and designing techniques.
  • Understands different programming languages and ability to solve problems in coding, testing and deployment.
  • Possesses good knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures and various compatibility requirements.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, software development processes and ability to understand and implement client requirements.
  • IT staffing and management


  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals

Security Clearance

Position Requires a Secret Clearance


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