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FEMA Technical Assistance Contract Program Manager

  • Job reference: NA-001316
  • Sector: Emergency Management, Government
  • Location: Winchester
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We work together across an international network of offices. This means that wherever in the world a project is being delivered, our clients benefit from industry-leading expertise, as well as a dedicated local contact. We understand the importance of having deep roots in the community; knowing and understanding local requirements, practices and culture. This allows us to be true collaborative partners with our clients, so that together, we can tackle complex projects and enhance communities throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Want to work for a company who values passion, doing the right thing, putting clients first and working collaboratively to provide excellence in all they do? Take heart, you'll find it here.

The Atkins Dept Of Homeland Security FEMA group is seeking a highly motivated, detail oriented, self-starter to join our Winchester, VA office as a FEMA Technical Assistance Contract Program Manager.


In consultation with Atkins Federal Business Unit leadership staff, this program manager provides professional and project management expertise in the direction of highly unconventional projects requiring multiple technical units
and/or subcontractors, heavy regulatory agency involvement or extremely complex technical requirements. Functions as mentor to task order managers and technical professionals to assist in their training and development. Also performs the basic project functions of production coordination, planning, organizing, directing, controlling, financial management and marketing. Represent both Atkins and the Joint Venture Team in providing rapid response to FEMA during disaster events. Work with and manage Atkins and JV resources nationwide and on short notice.


Work involves management and coordination of a large FEMA Technical Assistance Task Order Contract. As Program Manager the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the contract in support of the Joint Venture Team and for Atkins financial contributions. Will be required to work seamlessly with JV Team partners to manage JV and Atkins significant billings, heavy regulatory agency involvement and unique management requirements and/or client needs.


Bachelor's degree in field(s) of practice. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.This level may be achieved with ten years of experience in project production and technical professional activities,
four of these working as a project manager.


Proven interpersonal skills, public speaking and persuasive ability; strong project financial management and team management skills; knowledge of production support systems and personal computer proficiency. Past experience with management of large, preferably FEMA, post-disaster technical assistance contracts. Former experience with joint venture program management a plus.


Professional Engineer (PE) Registration in civil, structural, or environmental engineering or as a Certified Emergency Manager (CEM)is most desired, but candidates with extensive post-disaster or emergency management experience will also be considered. . Certification as a “Project Management Professional” (PMP) or “Certified Construction Manager” (CCM) required within one year of assuming this position.


Must be willing to work and manage program from Winchester, VA, program office.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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