Lead Project Manager in Washington, DC at PAE

Date Posted: 6/20/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/20/2020

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Lead Project Manager

  • Responsible for managing 4 to 5 for eDiscovery Project Managers (PM) who coordinate the collection, tracking, processing, hosting, review, and production of Electronically Stored Information (ESI) as well as hard copy material to support Department of Justice (DOJ) investigators and attorneys during the discovery phase of litigation.
  • Adept communicator who understands the importance of concise messaging to our client Case Managers (CM), Contracting Officer Representatives (COR), and Office of Litigation Support (OLS) Director.
  • Facilitate project team as well as client meetings, manage agendas, and ensure meeting action items are memorialized and completed.
  • Experience plotting out and implementing workflows from the evidence collection phase all the way through document production.
  • Experience formulating project budgets and developing level-of-effort (LOE) projections.
  • Review, sign, and track invoices to ensure all invoices are correctly and timely finalized and submitted to the client each month. 
  • Research and respond to questions on funding and invoicing.
  • Manage 3 to 5 moderately active and moderately sized cases and or staff of 10 or more. The LPM must seamlessly work with PAE managers and technical staff as well as DOJ attorneys and case managers; all having varying levels technical skills.
  • Plays a key role as the lead coordinator and/or contributor on team projects and provides tactical input to them. LPM will delegate assignments to other staff member as required.
  • Expert knowledge of data hosting platforms such as Concordance, iCONECT, and Relativity. In addition, the LPM should possess a strong understanding of Technology Assisted Review (TAR) tools like the Brainspace, Relativity Assisted Review, or Equivio. Finally, the LPM should have a working knowledge of Electronic File Processing (EFP) tools such as IPRO eCapture, LexisNexis LAW, and Venio.
  • Experience using industry standard chain-of-custody (COC) procedures and be familiar with forensic approaches for preserving data integrity. This includes managing COC documentation and coordinating hand-off of evidence between multiple internal and external parties.
  • Adept at absorbing diffuse information, critically analyzing it, preparing summary reports, and presenting the same to internal as well as external stakeholders.
  • A successful eDiscovery LPM will be an experienced proposal writer and presenter.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government security clearance.
  • At least six years of progressively more responsible experience in major litigation support projects, including at least one year of Project Manager experience or equivalent. 
  • Undergraduate degree required.  Law degree, advanced technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree valued. Substantial significant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage numerous complex and time-critical litigation support activities simultaneously, including technical/data processing support activities and cases involving e-discover. 
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with attorneys on complex support activities. 
  • Requires expert knowledge of litigation support; outstanding writing skills; outstanding oral communication skills; outstanding management skills.  Strong technical background as demonstrated through user level knowledge of eDiscovery tools and data management. 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the Government’s and Contractor’s IT environment in which the work is to be performed, as well as Contractor’s “standard solutions” for eDiscovery, e.g., Clearwell, Relativity, etc. 
  • Must be able to anticipate litigation support needs and develop and execute detailed plans for addressing needs. 
  • Requires knowledge of the Government's data processing environment in which the work is to be performed, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, and internet and server- based databases and other applications, such as Oracle, Relativity or other document review platform, Trial Director, etc. 
  • Should have knowledge of the Government’s office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems. 

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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