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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job ID 
2017-3710
Job Locations 
US-UT-Ogden
Category 
Engineering

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Overview

Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.

 

Responsibilities

  • Consolidates independently generated project data by interfacing with functional specialist for an understanding of project impact items (such as: trade-offs among cost, schedule, quality and risk). 
  • Develops work-around plans, schedules recovery plans, alternative options or scenarios, resource capacity plans, or risk mitigation plans, or re-baselines the project, as required. 
  • Provides recommendations to decision makers. 
  • Identifies and tracks project risks using project management tools and techniques and develops alternative plans for project completion 
  • Compiles and or directs the collection and provides guidance for reviews of industry standards, or industry-standard project management methodologies, and any available data source for best practices, lessons learned, historical and forecast of historical and forecast data to perform trend, earned value and variance analyses, analyzing key factors (e.g., hardware and software maturity levels, strategic alliances with other companies, subcontractor capabilities) and risk assessments in order to develop plans or make recommendations for change. 
  • Negotiates with project participants and stakeholders to establish project deliverable definition, task scope, task sequence and schedule commitments to maximize efficiency of project plan. 
  • Discusses project objectives and deliverables with the project team to obtain understanding and acceptance of work assignments. 
  • Presents project status to identified project stakeholders to keep them informed of progress and changes to the project.

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills. Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. 
  • Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. 
  • The ability to review a wide range of processes to identify gaps between requirements and current outputs within own work group. 
  • Has the capacity to integrate information from a wide variety of sources; detect trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; create relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. 
  • Ability to create comprehensive project schedules which identify time frames for key project milestones, direct and manage more complex project schedules, independently identify project resource requirements, collaborate with others on more complex projects assigned, and assist others in complex large scale projects. 


Typical Education / Experience:

EDUCATION: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent college degree/certification
Preferred: Some progress in program on PMI certification preferred

EXPERIENCE: 5 or more years’ related experience

 

 

U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement

 

Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin

 

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