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Jacobs Program Manager in Anchorage, Alaska

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Your Impact:

In this role you will transition over a two-year period to become the Program Manager of the Project Management Consultant (PMC) for the Port of Alaska Modernization Program (PAMP) and will be responsible for managing the Program as it moves into Phase Two which includes design and construction of the cargo terminals. This position manages the technical and financial aspects of the program and serves as the primary point of contact with Port of Alaska (POA) and Municipality of Anchorage contract and management personnel. This position is responsible for developing the scopes of work and budgets for all program task orders, ensuring these work scopes and budgets are fully vetted through the Jacobs internal review systems and then negotiating these with POA personnel to execute the task orders.

The PMC Program Manager will:

  • Achieve health, safety, and environmental goals and team compliance with these responsibilities

  • Achieve client expectations for quality, schedule, and budget through team leadership and management

  • Set project team expectations

  • Coordinate the planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management, quality control, safety and organization of subcontractors, and internal technical and support staff

  • Lead the program team in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost, and scheduling performance

  • Identify schedule and cost variances and develop and implement recommendations for corrective action

  • Manage and maintain a close relationship with the client and other program stakeholders to ensure all interested parties are working towards the same program goals

  • Ensure all deliverables and project decisions are well documented through the existing program documentation system

  • Alert Jacobs management of any significant changes in the program and make recommendations to address these changes

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Related BS/BA degree; prefer master’s degree in Civil Engineering/construction management

  • A minimum of 20 years’ experience as an engineering and project manager

  • Demonstrated experience working on successful projects with public agencies

  • Working knowledge of federal and state codes and laws relevant to the program

  • Prefer strong networks and relationships in the Port and Maritime industry

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to present program information to regulatory and Municipality management entities

  • Ability to lead diverse teams to achieve leadership directed goals

  • Ability to support clients in the management of program risks

  • Ability to build consensus of stakeholder groups through the establishment of trust relationships supported by strong public speaking skills

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.