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Administrative Program Manager

Job ID R1234
Job Location
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.


The Administrative Program Manager works with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), specifically with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). This position ensures the timely accomplishment of all specified requirements and works with senior management to establish program priorities.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Coordinates internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.

Ensures that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.

Assists the Federal Team in preparing for meetings with all relevant stakeholders.

Ensures resource availability and allocation.

Develops a detailed project/work plan to monitor and track progress.

Manages changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor’s degree and two to four (2-4) years’ of administrative experience.



Operational knowledge of federal regulations, guidelines, support technology and tools

Operational knowledge and understanding of general business and management principles

Solid business strategy skills with ability to assess operating practices and to recommend / initiate improvements

Demonstrated ability to develop and apply comprehensive solutions to client requirements / issues and to work with a wide range of government departments having diverse business needs, interests, expectations and requirements

Skilled proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, etc.)

Excellent leadership, capital planning, financial management, cost control, estimating and contract negotiating skills

Exceptional organization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities

Skilled in facilitating teamwork and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals

Excellent supervisory and management skills with ability to resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to compose meaningful reports, present research / information with clarity and create quality presentations

Exceptional customer service skills with ability to assess needs, resolve problems and satisfy expectations

Adept analytical, critical thinking and financial management skills

Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings

Ability to implement a proactive approach to problem-solving

Ability to interact professionally with team members, corporate management and clients of all levels

Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines

Demonstrated ability to effectively work both independently and in a highly collaborative, team environment


Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!