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Senior Project Manager - Government Contractor

3+ months agoTampa, FL

Who We Are

Smartronix is a U.S. based information technology (IT) and engineering solutions provider specializing in Cloud Solutions, Cyber Security, Systems Integration, Worldwide C5ISR, and Data Analytics, and Mission-Focused Engineering. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Maryland, Smartronix has more than 10 operating offices with approximately 800 employees at strategic locations worldwide. Across today's demanding and ever-changing technology and warfare landscapes, we continue to provide innovative, secure, and agile solutions that transform and modernize operations and contribute to our national security and well-being.

Who Are Our Employees

Our employees are encouraged to think big and collaborate every day. We ensure that each employee is not only aware of our strategic vision; they are a part of it. This is because we know that our employees are critical components to the company's ever-growing success. Committed to ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction, Smartronix is structured around the programs and technologies we support to provide optimal and seamless operations. Due to our talented workforce, we have maintained a reputation for excellence, helping to assure the missions of our Department of Defense, Public Sector, Fortune 1000, and other Government and commercial customers.

Who We Are Looking For
Smartronix is seeking a Senior Project Manager to work as part of an integrated program management office (PMO) on the USSOUTHCOM C4ISR contract within the Defense Solutions Business Unit of Smartronix, Inc. The Project Manager supports day-to-day operations projects on the USSOUTHCOM C4ISR contract. The position provides monitoring of budgets, property management (as applicable), and quality control, and serves as a liaison with the government points of contact as directed by the Contract Manager. This position requires on-site work and is split between Smartronix, Tampa, FL, and government sites, with periodic travel to customer-designated work sites. The Senior Project Manager typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently, and oversees the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Independently executes and monitors project activities
  • Manages changes to scope, cost and schedule of project work
  • Prepares and updates project plans and status reports
  • Coordinates cross-functional meetings of personnel related to project
  • Allocates appropriate resources to ensure projects are completed within given time and budget
  • Establishing communications with customers
  • Identifying equipment requirements
  • Create, submit, and track equipment procurement documentation
  • Prepare trip reports and monthly status reports
  • Conduct site surveys, verify and inspect equipment, and coordinate CONUS/OCONUS equipment deliveries
  • Identify and coordinate with subcontractors necessary for equipment assembly, installation and checkout
  • Reports status develops project-related documentation, and implements lessons learned
  • Participates in project performance review meetings and discussions
  • Updates and maintains production and quality metrics for assigned projects
  • Provides support to the Contract Manager for operational direction and oversight
  • Ensures that contract service, quality, and performance requirements are met and compliance with standard operating procedures (SOP) is maintained
  • Advises the Contract Manager of any contractual issues that may result in Contracting Office action and of any anticipated or proposed adverse personnel actions
  • Works cooperatively with the Contract Manager in developing short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures in accordance with contract parameters
  • Works with team to problem-solve and facilitates issues and situations
  • Mentors less-senior personnel
  • Evaluates performance of less-senior personnel
  • Identifies PM-related training needs and supports creation and instantiation of new training
  • Conducts training
  • Actively supports the hiring of and/or replacement of project managers
  • Turn troubled projects around
  • Model integrity and initiative
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills
  • The ideal candidate will be goal oriented and action focused, pragmatic and self-disciplined
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and possess excellent time management skills
  • Good at motivating and delegating to junior and peer personnel as appropriate
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to complete tasks within required timeframes with no supervision
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Good at motivating and delegating to junior and peer personnel as appropriate
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to complete tasks within required timeframes with little or no supervision
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills capable of maintaining strong relationships
  • Be customer focused
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Team-management and leadership skills
  • Attention to details even under pressure
  • Documentation management and ability to use project management tools
  • Some exposure to DoD, Government Contracts, military
  • Microsoft TEAMs experience
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Capacity to learn rapidly and adapt quickly to change

Required Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience
  • M.A. / M.S. degree
  • Bachelors degree and 4 years of additional project management experience may be substituted for the Masters degree
  • 12 years of project management experience may be substituted for degree requirements (17 years total)
  • PMI PMP Certification is preferred, or DAWIA Level II

Level of Education Masters Degree

Travel Requirements No Travel Required

Clearance Level Required 04. Secret

US Citizenship Required Yes

Category Project/Program Management

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

Smartronix is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation. Smartronix is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Job ID: smartronix-4217-749
Employment Type: Other