Project Manager

Sep 14, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
About U.Group
U.Group is an advanced technology and creative design company radically focused on using customer-centric innovation to create new opportunities in the public and private sectors. Working collaboratively out of offices in Arlington, VA, Washington, DC, Portland, OR, and in the heart of the action at client sites-U.Group delivers best-in-class digital services, powerful data platforms, augmented reality solutions, integrated marketing strategies, bundled services, and more. To learn more, visit www.U.Group .

Role Summary
As a Project Manager, you will serve as the frontline of delivery, ensuring the on-scope, on-time and on-budget delivery of quality products and services to customers within the Civilian + Commercial business unit. In your day-to-day operations, you will serve as the key client-facing point of contact for projects in your portfolio, responsible for the day-to-day execution of customer engagements and internal team management. In addition to driving delivery, you will be responsible for reporting and communicating progress to both the customer and U.Group leadership.
You will maximize U.Group 's capabilities through accurate resourcing, pricing, and scoping, while managing deliverables and project schedules. You will also contribute to contribute to growing U.Group 's business and optimizing project processes throughout engagements.

Objective 1: Plan, manage, and facilitate U.Group project delivery, ensuring that our work is delivered on-time and on-budget to highly-satisfied customers.
    • Manage a cross-functional team throughout the project lifecycle ensuring that projects are delivered successfully. Work with team members to remove barriers to delivery, including but not limited to identifying then eliminating or mitigating risks to delivery.
    • Identify customer needs and requirements that can be translated into discrete task and milestones, managing against contracted scope and utilizing change management processes.
    • Chart a project plan, identifying and assigning project tasks and milestones, as well as dependencies, to ensure appropriate internal planning, resourcing and on-time delivery.
    • Plan appropriate customer and internal communication methods, providing ongoing status updates, including budget status, risks, current schedule, staffing needs, etc.
    • Ensure quality control for all project deliverables and activities, working with craft areas to determine internal review and refinement processes. Ensure that U.Group 's delivery is meeting contractual requirements and contributes to the customer's goal.
    • Oversee and effectively communicate staffing needs to craft leadership teams, ensuring that assignments align with customer need and project budgets constraints.

Objective 2: Oversee and manage the financial success of a project to ensure overall profitability and compliance.
    • In collaboration with Finance, you will be responsible for accurate and on-time billing and reporting, including all appropriate documentation per U.Group 's billing standard operating procedures.
    • Develop and communicate financial and resourcing reporting through monthly Project Management Reporting (PMR) and forecasts.
    • Utilizing the information gleaned from monthly forecasts, use project management principle knowledge areas to effectively influence project estimates at completion (EACs) to meet company-wide profitability goals.
    • Collaborate with Delivery and craft project team members to develop resourcing estimates, helping to inform company-wide staffing and talent acquisition decision-making.

Objective 3: Collaborate with Account Managers, Capture Managers, and Program Managers to inform account growth strategies and new business opportunities.
    • Assist with resolving customer service issues and concerns in collaboration with Civilian + Commercial leadership, as well as craft area leads as applicable.
    • Participate in account growth strategy planning and efforts to increase U.Group 's level of service.
    • Work closely with subject matter experts at U.Group to meet client deliverables and communicate expectations.

Life at U.Group
We encourage our colleagues to lead balanced lives. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flexible spending, 20 days paid time off, and paid holidays. We also offer:
Flex Time and Remote Work Options
Education reimbursement program
Fitness Reimbursement
Transit/parking subsidy program
Parental Leave Policy
Professional Development Program
401(k) with Company Match

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

U.Group shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR •• 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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