The Project Manager is an experienced professional who has demonstrated substantial acumen within a program management, material management, finance, contract/subcontract, or analytical role. The Project Manager oversees smaller fixed price projects, mid-sized cost-plus projects, or portions of a larger production program. They apply a disciplined approach to profitable project/program execution using established industry best practices, and company policies, processes, and procedures.
The Project Manager will prepare and maintain management control (material procurement, financial/business planning and scheduling) processes, and reporting for complex systems, programs, projects, and/or tasks. Items could include tracking of material order, receipt, inter-company outsourcing, risk and opportunity management, Pre-Production Milestones, or program metrics reporting and compliance. The Project Manager is particularly adept at planning and progressing work, developing useful metrics, managing risks, contractual matters, supplier management, and meaningful reporting. In addition to these duties the Project Manager may also manage small to medium proposals, ensuring completion to assigned due dates and budgetsESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Position may involve regular interaction with all levels of company operations/senior staff, customers regulatory bodies, and major suppliers.
Interfaces directly with Teammates, and the Navy.
Tracks material orders and receipts.
Collects and develops SDRL, and CDRL documents and data for submission to the prime contractor. Additionally the Program Analyst will track and manage the submissions from other departments to ensure compliance to the contract.
Prepares miscellaneous associated reports, charts, and graphs on program, project, or contract status; makes presentations to management to keep them apprised.
Has excellent written and verbal skills to interface with all levels of the organization through the attendance of meetings and written memos.
Assists in preparation of a Manufacturing/Construction Plan that complies with the cost proposal and contract specifications.
Provides assistance to technical/operations staff, coordinating efforts with contracts/subcontracts, corporate accounting and human resource staffs to assess impact of contract change notices, engineering change proposals, etc.
Maintains/monitors management control requirements for designated contracts, programs, projects and/or tasks. Analyzes and reviews all cost (time, materials, and equipment) information and data to ensure all phases of the statement of work are included.
Knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVMS) principles and practices (or equivalent Cost Schedule Statusing and reporting experience), along with the significance of the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) as it relates to EVMS.
Support the assessment of financial impact of project status to budget.
Assists in preparation of completion cost estimates (EACs), projections on funding, estimate on margins, and other planned reports.
Monitors performance to Contracts, oversees contract compliance, and support negotiations with the customer on contract change proposals.
May conduct risk analysis/evaluation; determine risk areas to cost or schedule, supports the development and maintenance of the risk/management plan.
Must abide by and enforce all organizational policies and procedures. QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree (or equivalent years of relevant education) and 6-8 years of experience, or a Bachelors degree and 4-6 years of experience, or a Masters degree and 2-4 years of experience. Degree requirements are to be satisfied with a degree from an accredited college or university. Experience requirements can be met by work done in the following fields: project management, administration, management control, accounting, contract/subcontract or other analytical role. Major Defense Industry experience a plus.SKILLS:
Works well individually, or as a team, within a functional matrix organization.
Must have the ability to be a strong negotiator, and be conversant with DAR and FAR and Contracts.
Must have working knowledge of Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
Must have strong customer service and negotiation skills.
Must have contract and sub-contract vendor relation skills.
Must have successful problem resolution skills.
Must have the ability to read/analyze program metrics.
Must have cost, schedule and program management skills.
Must have an understanding of risk/opportunity management.
Must have an understanding of change management.
Must have strong Microsoft Office Suites computer skills, specifically MS Project, MS Excel and MS Access.
Must have experienced with an ERP System.
Must have strong organizational and time management skills
Must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanor
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills
Must have ability to maintain confidentiality
Working knowledge of Earned Value Management (EVM)
PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.
Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:
- Health insurance
- Paid holidays
- Weekly payroll
- Immediate 401(k) eligibility
- Completion Bonuses
- Please note availability of benefits may vary by position
PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Project Manager - Material Management $$$ PDS pays for referrals! $$$
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