Lead Project Manager NF4

Quantico, Virginia
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Full Time

The Lead Project Manager (PM) is a staff member in the MRI Program Management Office (PMO). The Lead PM leads and manages single or multiple projects as assigned. The Lead PM will also assist other PMs in supporting roles as required. The Lead PM is responsible to practice effective and efficient project management standards, methods and techniques that are industry proven and PMO promoted. The Lead PM conducts program and project management related tasks required for OMB, DOD, DON, USMC and commercial industry compliance to include cybersecurity and payment card industry (PCI).

Leads internal resources, third parties and vendors through project initiation, planning, execution, control, and closing. Delivers intended project results on time, within scope, and at or under budget. Leads and manages efforts to define and document project charters, plans, and reports. Manages sponsor, customer, and stakeholder expectations. Project plans will include but not limited to project schedule, scope, budget, human resources, and procurement as appropriate for project size and complexity. The PM will exercise effective communication and coordination throughout project efforts. Develops and manages the project schedules to track tasks, durations, resources and performance. Manages change in project scope, schedule and costs. Manages and mitigates risks. Resolves issues at the lowest levels possible to a favorable end. Reports and escalates potential roadblocks in a timely manner. Identifies and manage project dependencies and deficiencies early. Measures project performance using appropriate key performance indicators. Creates and maintains appropriate and comprehensive project documentation.

Exercises delegated managerial authority to oversee the overall planning, directing and timely execution of operational program activities, several program segments or comparable staff functions. Oversees the revision of extended plans, goals, and objectives for the programs or projects within the portfolio, as directed. Manages the development of policy changes.

Formulates and executes IT acquisition and project schedules in coordination with multiple subcontractor and technology vendor partners, both large and small. Performs duties as Contracting Officer Representative (COR) as required. Serves as COR in support of other projects when assigned. Prepares, coordinates and conducts post-implementation ROI analysis.

Serves as a point of contact (POC) to support and assist other PMs managing projects and employing Microsoft Office Project Server (MOPS). Exercises proficient use of Microsoft Project Professional, Microsoft Project Server, SharePoint and the MS suite of office products. Performs application administration and user support for Project Server. Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency. Troubleshoots and resolves issues experienced by users of all project management tools supported from the PMO. Troubleshoots and resolves issues with project schedules and other project documentation in coordination with PMs as assigned to provide feedback to prompt updates and corrections. Makes recommendations to develop or improve processes and procedures.

Assists with the capital planning and investment control (CPIC) coordination. Performs tasks as the CPIC point-of-contact (POC) for business owners as assigned to ensure proper completion of project justifications, cost benefit analysis and problem framing slides in the standard format with acceptable content and language. Coordinates timelines for document submission to the PMO for review and processing through the CIO and the various committees of IT governance.

May attend conferences and meetings. Prepares supporting documentation for presentations and proposals. May prepare correspondence, briefs, action documents, routing sheets, point papers, and slide presentations for use by management officials. Reviews, researches and benchmarks emerging trends in project, program and portfolio management.

Must be alert to substance abuse and take appropriate action. Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs. Develops procedures to minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse. Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly.


Conditions of Employment

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Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Project Management, Business Management or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND five years of project management experience that demonstrates knowledge of and skill in project initiation, planning, scheduling, execution and control, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above.

Experience managing projects that delivered IT solutions for business capabilities is desirable. Must demonstrate understanding and application of project knowledge areas for integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, procurement, and stakeholders. Must demonstrate an understanding and application of the software and system development life cycle (SDLC) and the project management life cycle (PMLC) for IT projects. Must have understanding of software development methodologies, system architecture, network infrastructure, data management, and business analysis and system compliance requirements for cybersecurity, data protection, and PCI. Must be experienced and skilled to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and customer personnel, verbally and in writing. Must demonstrate strong management, organization, and coordination skills.

Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.

Additional information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: Per E.O. 14043, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by 11/22/2021 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exemption is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.