Senior Project Manager

Fairfax, Virginia
Dec 03, 2021
Feb 16, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking qualified, licensed design professionals to join its growing federal intelligence community (IC) facilities design practice. Dewberry possesses extensive experience in the federal market sector and is aligned across all offices to grow our market share. The federal IC facilities design practice is a designated growth initiative for the firm. Existing multi-year contracts and projected future contracts provide a continued solid foundation in this market and provide current and future opportunities for the right kind of individuals.

The firm is looking to add experienced Senior Project Managers with professional credentials as registered architects and/or professional engineers to its already substantial, cleared staff capabilities. Office locations are flexible but Fairfax, VA headquarters is preferred. This position's primary role is tied to opportunities and targeted clients throughout the greater Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area and their projects across the nation with lead and support roles from other Dewberry offices. Some travel will be required for pursuing and performing the work that is secured.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. The Fairfax, Virginia based firm is locally and family-owned. What sets us apart from our competitors is our people. At Dewberry, we seek exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. By joining our firm, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for over 60 years.


  • Responsible for leadership and management of federal IDIQ contracts and task orders as well as stand-alone federal design contracts for major projects.
  • Responsible for maintaining positive client relationships through an appropriate and timely mix of communications and personal involvement.
  • Leads development of project work plans, including internal budgets, schedule, work assignments, the process of technical development, and coordination of both in-house and out of house disciplines.
  • Assigns duties to team and manages and leads team efforts.
  • Assures that the Design Review and QC processes are effectively utilized.
  • Initiates and reviews invoices and assists in the collection of past due accounts receivable.
  • Monitors and, as authorized, execute contract adjustments based upon modifications to scope.
  • Develops, monitors, and maintains external project budgets.
  • Documents and assures the execution of project goals.
  • Performs duties while maintaining an agreed-upon level of utilization.
  • Performs other related work as apparent or assigned.
  • Responsible for project delivery include design-bid-build as well as design-build delivery as prime or lead A/E firm under a qualified design-builder.
  • Responsible for managing multi-discipline teams that provide technical guidance and design in all areas of work associated with facilities planning, design, construction, and operation.
  • Successful candidates shall possess or have possessed within the last 12-months a DoD Federal Clearance. Certification as a Project Management Professional is preferred.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS in Engineering or Bachelor of Architecture required; Master of Architecture degree preferred.
  • 15+ years of progressive technical experience in the project management and delivery of professional services for planning, design, and construction phase services for a full range of horizontal and vertical facilities serving federal clients.
  • Must possess (or have possessed within the last 12-months) a DoD Federal Clearance.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Project Management Professional certification is preferred.
  • Experience including technical and management oversight of multiple projects with proven success in meeting quality, schedule, cost, and risk objectives.
  • Self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • Well organized.
  • Must be a self-starter within the context of an overall client - A/E team environment.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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