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Special Projects Manager (On-Call)

Company: Peraton
Location: Newport News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Job Description:

Special Projects Manager (On-Call) Peraton is seeking a Special Projects Manager (On-Call) to join our team and work on an as needed basis in support of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) contract. This position will independently plan and lead a wide variety of projects across a number of functional areas. Manage the entire project development process from scope development, ROI analysis, budget preparation, work plan development, and day-to-day management. Ensures projects come in on time and under budget. Helps lead and or support weekly team meetings to ensure steady progress is made. Independently works to resolve internal conflicts and issues and escalate as needed. The Special Projects Manager will be expected to be versatile and learn and act on new information efficiently. Must be able to very quickly come up to speed on all technical, business, finance, supply, purchasing, inventory, and other business issues. What you'll do Project Management Originate, plan and execute projects designed to assist in the accomplishment of division or department objectives. Define project objectives and requirements necessary to structure a project or activity. Develop and drive integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy. Plan, schedule, and control project activities to fulfill objectives and satisfy project requirements. Participate on and/or lead high-performance project teams which includes motivating all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables. Manage projects within established scope, schedule, and budget. Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage change and conflict, and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity. Direct quality control review of project deliverables to ensure requirements are met (the nature and scope of projects may change frequently depending on needs of business). Business Analyst Support annual strategic planning and budgeting processes. Support continuous improvement / lean initiatives. Provide other fact-based analysis & reports to Program Management, peers, and special project teams. You'd be a great fit if You have a Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Management, a related Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of work experience in place of a degree. You are able to obtain additional certifications must be attained/maintained as assigned. You have at least 3+ years of project management or related technical experience in a government contracting environment. You have strong people management, negotiation and presentation skills. You have a proven reputation of excellence within the TARS program. You have a valid U.S. Driver's license required. You must be able to understand, speak, read and write English fluently. You have proof of U.S. residency. You are able to work in a general office work environment. Remote site field visits, traveling may be required. May be required to travel for extended periods as needed. It'd be even better if You have a strong knowledge of project management tools and procedures. You have knowledge of and experience with change management models. You are process focused, results driven, and must be comfortable being managed to metrics. You are able to operate personal computers, printers, calculators, FAX and Copy machines, digital scanners and other general office equipment. Office Automation including Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Sharepoint, Datastream 7i. Must be computer literate. You have strong relationship building experience. You are able to lift up to 30 lbs., stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published company work rules. What you'll get Cross-training and professional development opportunities The ability to influence major initiatives SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a position of public trust. In order to obtain this position, you must currently be a U.S. Citizen and U.S. Resident and be able to show proof of citizenship and residency. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. - ID#: ********* - Location: Newport News, VA - Type: Administrative & Office Jobs - Company: Peraton Share - View More Jobs! - Post your resume - Create an Alert - Found a mis-fit listing? Report it

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