Parsons Corporation Principal Project Manager - TRADOC G9 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Principal Project Manager - TRADOC G9


Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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Duties and Responsibilities:Onsite Senior Project Manager must have highly relevant experience at the COL-/GS-15-Senior Analyst equivalent or higher level working with Headquarters Department of the Army, US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), or US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM). Equivalent experience as program manager with government or contractor support to government of five years or more is preferred. Must have highly relevant experience in managing complex multiple facets of technical efforts. Must be capable of leading projects that involve the successful management of multidisciplinary teams (e.g. engineers, scientists, analysts, and management professionals) who have been involved in analyzing, designing, developing, integrating, training, testing, documenting, implementing, and maintaining complex systems. Performs day-to-day management of overall contractor support operations, involving multiple projects and groups of personnel at multiple locations. Organizes, directs, and coordinates planning and production of all contract support activities. Demonstrates written and oral communication skills.Must be able to organize and lead multidisciplinary planning teams to deliver an executive level product with minimum guidance in a short period of time. Established and alters (as necessary) corporate management structure to direct contract support activities.This level of Project Manager typically manages projects up to $250 million plus. Work locationis Washington DC/Arlington, VA

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.Markets and secures additional work with client.Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required

  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference

  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

  • Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.Advises the client and company management of any such changes.The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in related technical/business field and at least 25-30 years of related work experience is required.

  • Must have a general technical and business background, as well as 5 years previous project management experience on similar or related projects.

  • Senior Service College Graduate or Equivalent preferred.

  • Must have active secret eligibility and be a US Citizen per contract requirements.

Special Job Requirements:

  • Must meet Parsons’ project management certification requirements.

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of Government practices and regulations are also required.

  • In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

  • Must have highly relevant experience working with Headquarters, Department of the Army, US Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), or US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM).

  • Must be able to organize and lead multidisciplinary planning teams to deliver an executive level product with minimum guidance in a short period of time.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

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