JOB OPPORTUNITY: Program Manager - Antarctic Science and Engineering Support Contract
August 8, 2023
The Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL) Section within the Office of Polar Programs, Geosciences Directorate is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Program Manager - Antarctic Science and Engineering Support Contract. The primary purpose of the position is to coordinate all efforts related to entering into an agreement for Antarctic Science and Engineering Support as a follow-on arrangement to the Antarctic Support Contract expiring in March 2025.
Duties of the selected candidate include, but are not limited to:
- Identify actions necessary to acquire the services needed under the Antarctic Science and Engineering Support Contract
- Assign tasks and manages work appropriately to allow internal and external stakeholders to effectively meet necessary milestones.
- Prepare status reports, briefings, papers, and other materials necessary to keep appropriate internal stakeholders informed of progress and issues.
- Provide support to the Contracting Officer (CO) in all aspects of the acquisition
Learn more about the position and apply by August 22, 2023, on USAJobs.
This position is designated as Remote Eligible. The duty station will be determined based on the incumbent selected.
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