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Contractor Program Manager 

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Req Number TGS21-0023  
Category Program Management  
Division Tuknik Government Services  
Location TGS Aurora, CO  

Tuknik Government Services is hiring a Contractor Program Manager in the Aurora, CO area for a DHA Admin Program Support. This is a direct, full time position with our company. The candidate will work at DHA-Aurora, CO, facility and support multiple divisions of DHA. The Contractor Program Manager shall be responsible for the performance of work.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, and more.

Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct and oversee the performance of 30 FTEs and supports multiple divisions of DHA.
  • Plan, budget, and implement the program’s support activities
  • Responsible for ensuring that the work performed is at a level of quality, schedule, and cost that is consistent with the expectations of the customer
  • Ensure that contract deliverables are submitted accurately and on-time.
  • Responsible for overall management of the work management group, making certain that PMP principles and approaches are consistently applied across all activities.
  • Ensure compliance with terms of the contract, task orders, and with government and company policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction with contract performance, to include timely and accurate contract status reports and deliverables.
  • Ensure effective integration, utilization, and performance of subcontractors.
  • Identify and resolve cross-contract problems and issues.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Maximize the most effective staff resource use and availability.
  • Responsible for project scope definition and planning through delivery of assigned product and related product releases.
  • Support staff career development and training.
  • Assess cost, schedule, and technical performance, implementing change when needed.
  • Define and implement suitable performance measures and quality standards.
  • Present program status and issues to Management on a regular and consistent basis in regular status reporting and status meetings.
  • Interface with and provide technical and financial reports to the Government client.
Position Requirements

Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Master’s degree in a business administration, public administration, or other field closely related to project management.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience directing and managing contractor performance.
  • Experience in providing deliverables in a timely manner while maintaining highest quality
  • Current PMP certification desired.
  • Communicate complex information well using MS Office desired.
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel desired.
  • Developing and implementing customer support strategies and client customer service
  • Knowledge of contemporary project management tools and will have a command of the core principles of effective management, including effective delegation, ownership, responsibility development and tracking
  • Establishing schedules, reviewing work in progress, and managing personnel, including Subcontractors, key personnel and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)
  • Improving service or operating more efficiently, such as providing recommendations for process improvements, policies and procedures and implementing change management
  • Managing contract requirements including Key Performance Indicator management, work breakdown structure, individual task and master schedule management
  • Managing communications and resolving technical service and personnel issues and risk

Working Environment & Conditions

This job operates in a professional office environment and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time.  The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress.  The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations. 

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About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting-edge IT, Environmental Resource Management and Professional Services solutions, Tuknik Government Services (TGS) is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.'s Government Services Sector, TGS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of TGS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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