Under the direction of the Vice President, the Area Manager manages federal and state government contracts under the AbilityOne and WorksWonders programs respectively. Applies sound management decisions in planning and managing the program of work.
Responsible for the supervision, training, and development of Project Managers, Supervisors, Crew Leads, and all assigned personnel for each contract. Responsible for ensuring the scope of work is performed to the specifications of the contract. Maintains accountability of all assigned equipment and is responsible for equipment maintenance. Operates within budget, practices good supply discipline, and builds/maintains solid customer relationships.
Understand the full scope of each contract to include deliverables and manages all contract functions.
Manage the project in a cost efficient and effective manner.
Supervise, coach mentor, train, and develop all assigned personnel to execute all phases of operations.
Manages employee relations issues.
Plan, organize, assign, review, and evaluate work performed by subordinates.
Prepare daily, weekly and quarterly reports to communicate operational effectiveness and fiscal responsibility to senior management.
Oversees the purchase of supplies and equipment.
Perform random quality inspections to ensure superior service delivery, reduce customer complaints, and identify opportunity for employee development.
Actively engage employees to create a strong safety culture to prevent injuries and illness at work.
Successfully negotiate problems and conflict resolution in relationship to contract specifications and performance standards.
Serves as the primary company representative with the Contracting Officer or Contracting Officer Representative.
Increase standards of customer service.
Manages profits and loss.
Identify growth opportunities within territory and works to increase sales targets for individual locations.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in business or other management related field or equivalent work experience
3 to 5 years direct experience in reviewing, negotiating and administering state, federal, and commercial contracts.
Proven experience as an area manager, manager, assistant manager or similar managerial role.
Exceptional organizational and leadership abilities.
Exceptional interpersonal abilities and ability to communicate, present, and influence credibly at all levels of management.
Strong business acumen with strategic orientation.
Excellent problem-solving abilities.
Must be a U.S. Citizen able to obtain security clearance.
70% travel is required both locally and out of town to include overnight and weekends when required.