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Program Manager

IAP Worldwide Services

Charleston ,  South Carolina

IAP – Ingenuity and Purpose

A leading international government contractor for more than 60 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies and organizations.  A world class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. IAP's corporate headquarters is located in Cape Canaveral, FL, and operates in over 100 locations in 20 countries worldwide. IAP also maintains offices in Panama City, FL, Virginia, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.


This is a proposal position (contingent upon contract award).  Position will be in Charleston, South Carolina.


Job Summary

The Contractor will need to provide physical, biological, chemical, statistical and social scientists, environmental and marine biologists, technicians, and other labor categories of the contractor’s GSA schedule, to work within NCCOS and its Centers on program and project deliverables.  Work can be 1) on ships, small boats and in field research supporting coastal sampling and surveys, 2) at the Centers assisting in the development, design and conduct of research to meet NOS and other client and partner objectives 3) in laboratories performing the wide variety of developmental  and applied research analyses, 4) in NCCOS science office settings on research, applications, and integrated ecosystem assessments, and 5) at off-site participation in local, regional and national scientific and coastal management meetings. Data analysis, reports, scientific manuscripts, models, ocean and coastal mapping and forecasts are products of our research to which the contractor contributes.  Overall, the work is at a very advanced scientific level where the understanding of coastal ecosystem changes when NCCOS’s constantly advancing scientific capabilities are applied to questions and issues.  Technical accountability over the entire program. Program organization and planning.  Development of program cost estimates, key milestones and schedules. Program performance compliance with plans and schedules.  Interacting with and reporting to upper management/program customers.  Ability to effectively provide guidance, direction, and supervision in assigned areas.  The Program Manager will be responsible for all aspects of performance (i.e., technical, contractual, administrative, and financial).  The Program Manager will provide overall supervision of on-site contractor personnel, act as primary interface between Government and contractor personnel, and review and monitor contractor technical work for overall quality, efficiency, and timeliness.  The Program Manager shall coordinate these activities with the Contracting Officer (CO) and the Contracting Officers Representative (COR). They will have oversight of employees at all NCCOS locations where the staff is located and should visit on a semi-annual basis.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide monthly and quarterly reports of progress toward
  • Accept and process changes to individual positions, fill new requirements.
  • Communicate with COR on any unusual
  • Meet monthly with COR to review invoices.
  • Carry out orientation on new contract staff, providing COR all background/security information required for
  • Manage a system for reporting time and attendance, and processing leave
  • POC for staff to call in when they are going to be absent, provide notification to work group
  • Provide performance reviews for contract
  • Respond to contract staff payroll, benefits, training and travel
  • Communicate contractor policies to contract staff
  • Provide miscellaneous administrative reports to COR as requested
  • Manage employees at more than one geographic location in a scientific environment requiring strict adherence to safety


Education/Experience:  Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of management experience appropriate to position or Master’s Degree with 2 years of management experience appropriate to position.  NOAA or similar scientific program experience preferred.


Job Location: Charleston, South Carolina, United StatesPosition


Type: Full-Time/Regular


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