Job Description Project Manager 1 Manages all aspects of small or less complex projects.
• Can describe the major steps in building an accurate business
case including obtaining approval from appropriate stakeholders.
• Can manage the costs for projects with a low-to-medium level of
cost management complexity and can effectively facilitate the conduct of project baselining to establish funding requirements and ongoing performance reporting benchmarks.
• Can establish a project organization and governance structure for
projects with a low-to-medium level of organizational complexity using tools such as a team charter and Organization Breakdown Structures (OBS).
• Can manage the initiation of projects with a low-to-medium level
of initiation complexity including facilitating the process for creating and obtaining signoff of the project charter and the preliminary scope statement.
• Can plan projects and programs with a medium-to-high level of
integrated plan complexity by identifying and promoting project planning best practices including the use of checklists, forms, and templates.
• Can manage the schedule development for projects and programs
with a medium-to-high level of time management complexity and possesses extensive knowledge of schedule development tools and techniques including schedule network analysis and critical path management.
• Can allocate, level and manage resources in projects and
programs with a medium-to-high level of resource allocation and management complexity applying extensive knowledge of acquisition, development, and management of project resources including pre- assignment, training, and performance appraisals
• Can estimate costs for projects and programs with a medium-to-
high level of cost estimating complexity through the application of extensive knowledge of cost estimating tools and techniques such as parametric and analogous approaches and project management software.
• Can manage the costs for projects and programs with a medium-to-
high level of cost management complexity through extensive knowledge of cost management tools and techniques including performance measurement analysis and forecasting.
• Can manage groups of unrelated projects with a low-to-medium
level of complexity and can effectively facilitate processes to recognize changing demands and priorities and validate priorities with management.
• Can manage risk in projects and programs with a medium-to-high
level of risk complexity by proactively identifying common technical and business risks using state of the art risk assessment tools and addressing them with contingency plans and back-out options.
• Can manage scope in projects with a low-to-medium level of scope
management complexity and can effectively facilitate requirements definition and work breakdown structure (WBS) working sessions, documenting and interpreting results including application of templates, forms, and standards.
• Can manage quality in projects with a low-to-medium level of
quality management complexity and can effectively facilitate the assembling and maintenance of the quality management plan including a measurement metrics approach.
• Can manage procurement in projects and programs with a medium-to-
high level of risk complexity through the application of extensive knowledge of procurement tools and techniques including weighting, screening, and proposal evaluation techniques.
• Can describe tools and techniques commonly used to facilitate
performance reporting such as status review meetings and time reporting systems and to control changes, issues and risks throughout the project's life. Can describe how these are all integrated into a comprehensive approach for controlling the project.
• Can control change in projects with a low- to-medium level of
integrated change control complexity and can effectively facilitate the determination whether variances from the plan require corrective action, need new cost estimates or require development of additional risk response alternatives.
• Can close-out projects and programs with a medium-to-high level
of close-out complexity through the application of extensive knowledge of the close-out process tools and techniques including project methodology and archiving project records, historical information, and documents.
Required Skills Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5-7 years Active DoD Secret Clearance or ability to receive • Deputize for the Program Manager as required • Develops relationships across the customers organization • Leads and Manages the PMO Subject Matter Experts on a day to day basis to drive consistency in operations and delivery • Manages, oversees, and delivers plans including continuous improvement, interoperability, and training and staffing plans • Accountable for the management and oversight of Operational Risks and delivery of mitigations • Delivers best-practice initiatives across the program and develops measurable action plans • Attends regional Serco management meetings, delivering key messages and directives from the Program Manager • Provides senior-level Operations advice and guidance to the Project Managers and other key positions as required