Project Manager – Yuma, AZ, US


Project Manager – Yuma, AZ, US

Project Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Yuma, AZ, US

NIKA is hiring for a Project Manager to manage and administer a base operations support services contract at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Grounds in Yuma, AZ! 

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 operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.                                                                                                                                                                  

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing leadership, management, oversight, and execution of a wide variety of base operation support contract requirements.
  • Will provide technical and professional direction and guidance to the workforce for facilities management, operations, maintenance, repair and minor construction, safety and quality control, and environmental management. 
  • Perform Project Management in support of multi-discipline projects under minimal supervision.
  • Develops and implements processes, procedures, and initiatives to effectively and successfully execute contract requirements, monitor progress, enhance performance, and address and resolve performance. 
  • Ensuring assigned projects are completed on time, and within approved scope and budget.
  • Maintaining effective communication with the Government, sharing knowledge, demonstrating a business-like concern for the client’s interests, and facilitating program integration.
  • Effective and efficient management and leadership of the contracting organization’s resources to meet all specifications and expectations of the contract.
  • Ensuring contract performance in accordance with the direction and policies of NIKA.
  • The project manager will have the authority to act on behalf of NIKA on all matters related to the performance of this contract.
  • Monitors all work in-progress and adjusts work to meet variable workloads and/or changes in work and schedules which cannot be accurately predicted.
  • Works closely with staff in developing and implementing strategies, processes, and initiatives in order to achieve customer satisfaction, and meet and/or exceed performance requirements.

Required Skills

  • Minimum of five (5) years of managerial/operations experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years as the Project Manager (PM) on an Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contract greater than $10 million/year
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required, higher education preferred
  • Experience in minor construction and repair cost estimates preferred
  • Experience with FARS, DFARS, and other federal regulatory guidance, laws, and requirements
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship required

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.