Project Manager – Research Triangle Park , NC, US

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Project Manager – Research Triangle Park , NC, US

Project Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Research Triangle Park , NC, US

NIKA is hiring for a Project Manager to manage and administer a facilities maintenance and operations support services contract at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Project Manager will serve as the on-site liaison between the contractor and Government representative
  • Provide oversight of maintenance and operation of large/multiple facilities with highly complex mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements
  • Perform Project Management activities in support of multi-discipline projects under minimal supervision
  • Ensure assigned projects are completed on time, and within approved scope and budget
  • Maintain an operations and management plan to manage increases and surges in workload, provide manpower, equipment, materials, and supplies to perform multiple tasks at various locations simultaneously, generate reports, collect cost and maintenance data, maintain facilities history files, maintain regulatory records and archives, and maintain and update the technical libraries
  • Manage Phase-In and Phase-Out of subcontracted services
  • Maintain effective communication with the Government, sharing knowledge, demonstrating a business-like concern for the client’s interests, and facilitating program integration
  • On-site subcontractor management with respect to work schedules, change order requests, and quality of work; review of subcontractor proposals for cost and schedule impacts prior to submission to the Government
  • Effective and efficient management and leadership of the contracting organization’s resources to meet all specifications and expectations of the contract
  • Ensure contract performance in accordance with the direction and policies of NIKA

Required Skills

  • Must have at least five (5) years relevant project manager experience overseeing maintenance and operations of large or multiple facilities with highly complex mechanical, electrical, and structural requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Background and knowledge of the practices, procedures and processes of contracts administration; knowledge of relevant laws, FAR, regulations, terms, conditions, and policies governing contracts; ability to prepare cost proposals and meet deadlines
  • Have a background in governmental maintenance services; and understand contract operations and functions with an emphasis on US Governmental operations and maintenance type contracts.
  • Individual should be familiar with government organization and functions; understand current procurement best practices; able to organize and express ideas through excellent oral and written communications to a wide variety of audiences; and demonstrate an unquestionable sense of integrity, honesty, and loyalty
  • The ability to multitask, manage competing priorities, and resolve issues


  • Must possess a North Carolina General Contractor’s license or be a Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Experience using broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex issues
  • Excellent communication and listening skills and the ability to communicate with various levels within the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, other MS Office suite products, and CMMS are required
  • Ability to learn and use company software tools
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines
  • Extremely high level of attention to detail and the ability to take initiative and adapt quickly to changing requirements

Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

  • Must possess a North Carolina General Contractor’s license or be a Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Must maintain all required city/county/state license(s) and/or certification(s), where applicable
  • Required to maintain a valid state driver’s license

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.