KBR NSF: Business Manager – Contingency Hire in Anchorage, Alaska

Title: NSF: Business Manager – Contingency Hire

Location: US-US-AK-Anchorage

Job Number: 1071757

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Business Manager (BM) supports the overall Program Manager (PM) in all matters pertaining to successful contract business performance.

These elements include but are not limited to:

Overall profit and loss (P&L)

Cash flow

Accounts receivable and account payable (AR/AP)

Oversight of employee benefits, payroll, and awareness of hiring and firing

Coordination with cost estimation for support of NSF research

Invoice preparation and payment monitoring

Support to Science Planning Manager (SPM) and Logistics Managers in preparing cost estimates that Principal Investigators (PIs) use as part of the grant requests to the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Oversee electronic data systems

Track NSF contract performance

Issuing request for quotes (RFQs) from prospective subcontractors across Arctic

Issuing subcontracts

Establishes and maintains daily interface with PIs and NSF providing updates, status, reporting, issue identification/resolution

Balances customer expectations with internal business goals

Coordinates with PI’s and local vendors obtaining materials quotations, input on regulatory changes and emergency response,

Meets with third party community members and stakeholders to understand concerns and adjust work processes/procedures as customer directed.



Possess BS in business, management, or accounting from an accredited four-year college or university; MBA or advanced degrees preferable


3-years’ demonstrated profit/loss experience on contract of $25 million/year or greater

3-years’ experience on contracts, subcontracts, grants and/or science projects

3-years’ working in scientific arena supporting PIs or serving as part of a PI team.

Experience working on projects utilizing civil, mechanical, and electrical and electronics engineering disciplines

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with documented supervisory experience

Well-organized, results-oriented, energetic, team player with proven decision making ability


Certification/membership from National Contract Management Association (NCMA) desirable or similar professional association

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desirable

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