Project Manager II (SAP Legislative Affairs)

Akima Data Management
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 20

Position description

Akima Data Management delivers agile and innovative IT services and solutions that enable mission dominance. In every endeavor, we aspire to provide engineering excellence through a unique methodology focused on our customers’ requirements, environments, and mission. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat 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.


The contractor shall provide comprehensive support services for daily operations that enable the DoD SAPCO Congressional Affairs team. Support includes: Tracking and analyzing current and draft legislation to assess impact to the overall SAP enterprise; Supporting development of Reports to Congress and responses to requests for information (RFIs); Preparing materials, read-aheads, and coordinating logistics required for meetings or other information exchanges with the Legislative Branch.


  • Incorporate understanding of the Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution (PPBE) System, the structure and function of the Defense and Intelligence Oversight Committees, and the defense and intelligence authorization and appropriation legislative processes to recommend courses of action pertaining to Departmental SAP matters to the DoD SAPCO Congressional Affairs team.
  • Provide legislative analysis of draft and current law that may impact Department of Defense special access programs (SAP).
  • Develop and draft risk assessments and analysis of legislative language, Congressional member interest, and staff perspectives regarding critical, time-sensitive, strategic, and operational SAP matters.
  • Review, assess, and prepare documentation for classified material couriering and briefing to members of Congress.
  • Employ SAP-related information technology systems and processes to verify access, produce reports, and ensure security regulations are adhered to in all scenarios.
  • Independently develop detailed plans, tasks, milestones, and schedules to ensure proper satisfaction of Congressional requests for information and time sensitive tasks.
  • Perform project management service functions, to include action workload prioritization, calendar maintenance, communications, correspondence and distribution services, reporting, security management, forms, graphics, printing, word processing, files, and records.
  • Compose and drafts quality official correspondence, reports, letters, notices, instructions, and memoranda and documents.
  • Schedule and operate classified video-teleconferences, secure conference calls, and manage meetings in support of DoD SAPCO daily operations.
  • Operate a government vehicle in support of deliveries of sensitive material to and from the Legislative Branch and the DoD SAPCO.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years working in support of Defense Programs. (Two years of experience working on Capitol Hill or the military equivalent senior staff level is preferred.)
  • Valid state issued driver's license is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in management, political science, international relations, engineering, or related field). (Master’s degree is preferred.)
  • Must have active TS clearance and be SCI eligible.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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.

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