Project Manager – Electrical Systems

Spearhead Group
  • Dulles, VA
  • Post Date: July 7, 2020
  • Apply Before: December 31, 2020
  • Views: 674
  • Status: Open
Job Overview

Job Duration: Full Time Permanent

We are looking for a Project Manager I who will attain company objectives by managing programs, projects or tasks within the constraints of scope, quality, schedule, cost and delivery of product that meets customer needs and specified requirements; handles direct day-to-day operations under the supervision of a Program Manager or the Director of Programs. Is typically member of a program management organization matrixed to form an Integrated Product Team; can also be assigned primary responsibility for products, projects or contracts with finite duration and well-defined and manageable risks.


Ensures all program requirements and/or objectives are properly documented in a program plan and vigorously pursued
Ensures timely activity integration and efficient use of time and resources to meet requirements
Tracks and reports progress against baseline and forecast final targets
Documents, obtains approval, and tracks all changes in program parameters while developing revised plans to meet customer and company objectives
Works with multifunctional team to develop, maintain, track and report status on master schedules
Works with finance to develop, track and report status on cost estimates and budgets
Generates monthly status reports for submittal to customers and or management
Takes meeting minutes, and documents and tracks action items to completion
Maintains risk database and track risks and mitigation plans to completion
Special projects and other duties as assigned
All employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other Science related discipline
MS or MBA desirable
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred


3 – 5 years of combined experience with program planning elements, earned value management systems (EVMS), progress tracking activities, risk management and contract or subcontract management skills required
Expert PC skills with working knowledge of MS Office tools, including MS Project


Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level clearance
Must be proficient in Microsoft Project
Risk identification and management
Interpretation of customer needs
Managing competing priorities
Project management planning, tracking, and adjustment
Energetic and positive attitude
Excellent oral/written communication and presentation skills
Good interpersonal skills with ability to influence others to achieve desired results
Disciplined attention to detail, self-starter, very motivated, creative and flexible
Earned value management principals, manufacturing requirements planning, government contracting, business/proposal strategies
Program management best practices
Problem solving
Financial analysis and planning
Ability to exercise discretion with internal team, partners and customers

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