Project Manager

March 9, 2020

Tribal Tech, LLC is an American Indian SBA certified 8(m) woman-owned small business, headquartered in Alexandria, VA. We provide a diverse range of management and technical consulting services in the health/wellness, energy and education realm to federal agencies, state government, American Indian/Alaska Native tribes and private businesses. Our staff operates with the highest standards and principles that support legal and ethical business practices. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance and Partnership” embody an environment where employees are empowered and can flourish, and clients may fully benefit from our specialized capabilities.

Tribal Tech, LLC. is looking for a Project Manager to lead and manage all aspects of two Federal contracts with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Serve as the daily primary interface to Federal client, the project team, and subcontractors. Responsible for planning, directing and coordinating activities of the project teams, contract requirements, and ensuring deliverables are met within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Accomplish project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities.

Location:  Washington, D.C.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, lead and supervise project team to ensure contract deliverables are met.
  • Provide strategic direction and sets priorities for overall contract, project, and/or program.
  • Review contract to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various project tasks.
  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining system improvements; implementing change.
  • Coordinate with accounting to monitor project financial health including budget forecasts.
  • Identify and recommend approaches to improve quality, cost, and process inefficiencies.
  • Responsible for regular and proactive client, team, and stakeholder communications and relationship management.
  • Ensure project activities comply with Federal government regulations, policies, and ethics.
  • Maintain job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; building on personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous work in American Indian/Alaska Native communities highly desired.
  • Aptitude and experience managing Federal projects required (i.e., Developing Budgets, Supervision, Staffing, Project Management, Process Improvement, Tracking Budget Expenses, Self-Development, Planning, Performance Management, Strategic Communications, Verbal Communication).
  • Experience on a team or managing a program in some or all of the following areas: grants management, policy implementation, peer grant review, communications and outreach, conference planning, IT and data management, research, evaluation and planning.
  • Change management and consensus building skills with the ability to develop vision to inspire a team to action is a plus.
  • Effective communication skills including how to summarize and convey complex information to expert and non-expert audiences.
  • Proven ability to form positive, effective and culturally competent relationships with clients, management, and team members.
  • Production and quality control of complex and high-quality work. Excellent analytical, and complex, high quality written work that include an attention to detail as well as a grasp of large conceptual frameworks.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint and database management.


  • Bachelor’s degree with five years related experience; Masters degree preferred.
  • Project Management experience required; PMP certification preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.

About Tribal Tech, LLC:

We are an American Indian woman-owned small business, founded to provide Training and Technical Assistance, Grants Administration and IT Services to federal, state, tribal and corporate clients. Our guiding principles of “People, Performance, and Partnership” embody an environment where our employees can flourish and our clients may fully benefit from our capabilities. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled