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Operations Principal (Remote)

Company: Akima
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Lockwood Hills, LLC an Akima Company , provides critical mission support services for federal civilian and military operations. With four areas of proven expertise, Lockwood Hills can conquer the operational challenges of any federal mission from remote installations stateside to secure locations overseas. Our work includes safeguarding vital installations and personnel, maintaining and modifying aircraft, keeping operations on track with integrated logistics, and driving business with records management and administrative support services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our 14,300 I--upiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


  • Identify and develop operations strategy including goals and metrics
  • Oversee the management and execution of all ADL business tasks
  • Maintain currency on government contracting rules/regulations and as needed assist government in monitoring execution of existing contracts
  • Assist in development of required contract reports
  • Maintain currency on government budget/financial rules/regulations and as needed assist government in monitoring commitment/obligation and execution of annual budget
  • Monitor Financial management, including active budgetary monitoring and forecasting
    • Assist in development of POM documentation and annual spend plan
    • Assist in development of responses to finance related requests for information and reoccurring reports
    • Assist in tracking overall program execution of funds
    • Assist in maintaining financial files in accordance with established policies and procedures
    • Oversight of management and upkeep of ADL equipment
      • Monitor all procurement actions including cost-estimation
      • Maintain equipment inventory lists and conduct periodic inventory reviews
      • Assist Outreach Team by ensuring key operational support (facilities/personnel/equipment) is available
      • Assist R&D Team monitor contracted R&D efforts including ADL BAA selection process
      • Provide operational support to the IT Principal for maintenance, operations, and inventory of IT assets
      • Supervise and manage Operations team in IT, administration, financial and logistical concerns in accordance with the Operations Annual Plan, and at the direction of the Program Manager
      • Represent the organization (ADL) in the stead of the PM or Director, on an as needed basis at strategic level meetings
      • Minimum five (5) years of responsible project or program management experience. Experience will be considered in lieu of desired education or certifications.
      • Experience serving as logistical lead of personnel, equipment, and projects. Execution of these tasks in multiple locations
      • is desired.
      • Experience tracking financials, contracts, and adherence to regulatory policies and governance
      • Knowledgeable of contract execution and familiarity with Broad Agency Announcement, Small Business Innovation
      • Research models and the appropriate documentation and program policies to execute these programs
      • Experience with SharePoint, managing content and database maintenance
      • Adaptability to a dynamic environment with rapidly changing requirements
      • Experience leading teams, and managing projects to a standard level of performance and completion
      • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities.
      • Advanced-level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of tools
      • Acute attention to detail, and the ability to review, revise, and draft (as necessary) correspondence on behalf of the client
      • or to address government requests for information
      • Positive, well-mannered and dedicated leader, with the ability to demonstrate assertiveness with minimal supervision to
      • address mission success and completion, while understanding client intimacy and company guidance toward a singular
      • goal of contract success
      • Thirst for knowledge and always willing to learn and assist colleagues.
      • Enthusiasm, flexibility and willingness to work in a high-paced, dynamic environment.
      • Excellent command of English (oral and written communication).
      • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Clearance.
      • You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
        Desired Qualification
        • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
        • Familiarity with Government and industry working groups and communities of practice.---------
        • Familiarity with distributed learning, learning science, marketing and public relations.------
        • Familiarity with Government relations with external organizations, industry, and global partners.------
        • Ability to engage with senior military and Government officials at the strategic level------
        • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or DAWIA Certification Level 1 or equivalent experience------
        • Experience in DoD administrative processes, procedures, policies, and functions------
        • Knowledge of government practices and policies as they relate to financial and contracting actions, in addition to at minimum a working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)------
        • Understanding of the Government acquisitions process, policy and procedure
          We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

          We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

          The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.

          Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application.

          In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.



          Day Job

          Primary Location



          Lockwood Hills Federal, LLC


          Program & Project Management



          Yes, 25 % of the Time

          Clearance Level


Keywords: Akima, Fort Lauderdale , Operations Principal (Remote), Other , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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