Position Description

Alternate Site Manager
Location Overseas
Employment Status regular full-time
Clearance Required None
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Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Olgoonik is a strong family of professional contracting companies established to create benefits for our Alaska Native shareholders and fueled by the belief that to do so our operations must remain of the highest quality, our employees qualified and principled, and our commitment to safety and every client’s mission unconditional.

From our roots in Alaska’s Arctic to our operations in South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, our experienced and dependable workforce consistently delivers results through a sharp combination of innovation and practicality.

Alternate Site Manager


Directly controls all operational departments. Interfaces with all functional elements to establish and modify processes, anticipate or solve problems, internal customer needs and meet all Acceptable Performance Level (APL) metrics.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Have full authority to act for the Olgoonik on all matters relating to Contract Performance in the absence of the Site Manager.
  • Provide overall supervision for the employees to include, planning and managing the contract professionally; coaching and mentoring supervisors and leads to ensure that work is scheduled properly to obtain maximum use of resources; ensuring that accurate and timely reports are provided; effective supervision to prevent inefficient or wasteful methods in the performance of services ordered; and execute cost saving factors and quality controls to ensure work is performed as scheduled and at a fair and reasonable cost.
  • Work independently in implementing sound personnel and operational management policies and procedures to ensure successful accomplishment of the operational control and planning systems.
  • Interface and coordinate with all elements of the organization to have a full and complete understanding of the real time capabilities which impact mission execution.
  • Work semi-independently implementing sound personnel management policies and procedures to ensure successful accomplishment of the depot mission.
  • Strive to ensure that all operational goals, objectives, and production requirements are met.
  • Manage and supervise employees in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Train subordinate leaders; appraise performance; address complaints and resolve problems.
  • Ensure that the responsibilities of authority and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined and understood.
  • Promote effective two-way communications throughout the business operation.
  • Initiate changes designed to improve control and efficiency of the receipt, store, issue, packaging, Care of Supplies in Storage (COSIS), inventory and transportation processes and operations.
  • Serve as a key member of the Team Olgoonik quality effort. Share ideas and issues as a member of cross-functional team(s) assigned to improve standards and performance across the operation.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned or requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Trains, mentors and supervises all subordinate employees.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Distribution Management, Business Management, or Business Administration and at least two (2) years of experience in Distribution Management, preferably with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and at least two years of experience in Distribution Management, or at least three years of experience in Distribution Management, or at least seven years of experience in distribution operations similar in size and complexity to the operation offered in this contract.
  • Experience shall include as a minimum two (2) years’ experience using automated warehouse management systems within the past five (5) years (Preferably Distribution Standard System (DSS).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be articulate, creative, a problem solver, a decision maker, and a change agent.
  • Must have excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite including, Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
  • Demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently, works in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and has a strong attention for detail.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


Security Clearance:


Position requires U.S. Citizenship and pass a US Government background check

Physical Demands:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

General office environment. Some travel may be required based on business demands.

Additional Details:

  • Subsidiary: Olgoonik Federal, LLC
  • FLSA: Exempt
  • Requisition Nbr: 2013517

Olgoonik is an Equal Opportunity Employer - EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Olgoonik is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.  As an Alaska Native Corporation, Olgoonik provides hiring preference to Olgoonik shareholders, descendants, and their spouses to the extent allowed by law. 

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