UIC Alaska

Project Manager - UIC Science

Location : Location
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Company Overview
Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is the village corporation of Barrow, Alaska and is recognized as one of Alaska's top 10 companies with approximately 4,000 employees nationwide and revenues above $700M annually. UIC is projected to grow substantially in the coming years to become a top 3 company in Alaska by 2030. 

As a proud Alaska Native Corporation, our success brings growth and benefits to our Inupiat shareholders. The size and diversity of our operations means we have a broad variety of career opportunities. We recruit only qualified people looking to join a workforce characterized by strong leadership, competent and hard-working staff, and a superior work environment with a focus on career development, great wages and benefits.


The Project Manager manage cradle-to-grave project support, including but not limited to developing life-of-project scope, schedule, and budget estimates; project initiations; project resource procurement and management; frequent status reporting; invoicing; and project closeout upon completion.

Project Manager will support projects funded by multiple federal agencies, research institutions, military, and private companies. Occasional deployment to remote field locations is required.


Essential Functions


  • Managing logistical support services for research projects primarily working in Utqiaġvik, Alaska or other rural Alaska Indigenous Communities.
  • Preparing estimates of scope, schedule, and budget for research grant proposals.
  • Tracking project resource usage and managing resource allocations to adhere to project budget requirements.
  • Drafting statements of work and submitting requests for proposals for large procurements.
  • Engaging with directly with clients and other project stakeholders to provide frequent project performance updates.
  • Using multiple different budget and resource tracking software programs
  • Preparing and submitting written reports or giving oral presentations on project performance.


Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:

  • Billing and invoicing experience
  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write and speak English. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Must be able to obtain Federal security clearance


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferred
  • 5-years experience logistics management


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 to 25 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

Occasional field work and deployment to remote locations may be required.


Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs

All employees must pass Non-DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all UIC Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program guidelines and requirements.

If working on a DOT project, employees must pass a DOT pre-employment drug screening and follow all DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program requirements.


Important Notice

Candidates must pass a background check in order to fill this position.

UIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.

UIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V




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