12 days old

Contract Project Manager

Huntsville, AL 35801
  • Job Code
    R118858

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Secret

Job Description:

*This position description does not represent a current opening and is contingent upon an anticipated contract award. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Parsons Corporation.*

Parsons is seeking a Contract Project Manager.

The Contract Project Manager will provide oversight and management for medium-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Contract Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Responsibilities will include planning and defining program goals and devising methods to accomplish them; develop in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. The selected candidate should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the MDA representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.
  • Facilitates changes to the scope of work with the construction contractor and key subcontractors.
  • Markets and secures additional work.
  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings..
  • 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.
  • Supports the Planning, direction, supervision and 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 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.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's and Masters' Degree in Engineering or related technical/business field and 15+ years of related work experience is required.
  • Secret Clearance
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications
  • Experience with Missile Defense Agency (MDA)


Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-10

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