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Jacobs Task Order Manager in Houston, Texas

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.

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Your Impact:

Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you!

We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA’s pursuits in deep space exploration. Jacobs is NASA’s largest engineering solutions provider working together with NASA at centers across the United States.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Task Order Manager to join our Facilities and Testing Division (FTD) with Teammate company, Barrios Technology, Inc.

The Task Order Manager will:

  • Develop task order basis of estimate, support the development of the basis of estimate (BOE) in support of completion form requirements, maintain task order requirements to include accounting & financial reporting, financial data analysis, development of financial charts, review financial reports and provide financial status reports, evaluate data to produce information required for billing in support of completion form requirements.

  • Present task order financial health monthly and provide a brief weekly financial update to the management team.

  • Maintain and track procurement statuses, cost, projected delivery date, as requested by section managers including and group manager.

  • Support the Avionics, Structure and Materials Department management (JF20) with financial updates to manage operational budgets within other (FTD) Facilities and Testing Division.

  • Collect details on Task Order financial data for tracking and presentation

  • Maintain organization conflict of interest (OCI) spreadsheet

  • Maintain profit and loss statements, track trends, propose solutions, effectively breakdown and communicate finding and recommendations

  • Actual vs Estimates (cost data) gathering and update (weekly, monthly), Data Requirement Document (DRD), submit DRD

  • Perform other duties as required.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Requisition Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in the appropriate discipline from an accredited college or university, plus nine (9) years of progressive and relevant experience. Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience -OR-

  • Requires two (2) years of college with courses in business administration or industrial management, and twelve (12) years of progressively responsible administrative and/or technical support assignments. Additional relevant education may be substituted for progressive experience.

Requisition Preferences:

  • Minimum of a 4-year BS or BA in financial management, operational financial management or accounting, with a strong ability to use software tools to conduct financial analysis in a technical environment.

  • 3-5 years of experience in project management, financial management or operational budgetary analysis in a technical environment.

  • Experience with procurement and logistics process and procedures

  • Thorough command of the Microsoft Suite of Products, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. required, experience with Smartsheet managing projects, automating workflows, and tracking KPI’s preferred

Why Join Our Team?

Click on the below links to view just a small sample of all that we do! Come join our team and be part of our future. We look forward to seeing you!

See What We Do (https://app.frame.io/presentations/225c1d41-60d8-58cc-bf8c-fd204fb246d9)

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In addition to exciting career opportunities, we also have:

  • Excellent personal and professional career growth

  • 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

  • Onsite cafeteria (breakfast & lunch)

  • Much, much more!

For more information on our partnership with NASA at Johnson Space Center (JSC), please visit www.wehavespaceforyou.com

  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of time).

Equipment and Machines

Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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) .