Project Manager in Falls Church, VA at PAE

Date Posted: 11/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2019

Job Description

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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Location:

Baghdad, Iraq

Job Description:

PAE is seeking a security project manager (PM) to manage the implementation and oversight of an international border security project.  The PM will be responsible for all facets of operation of a multi-country project in the Middle East designed to enhance the detection and interdiction capability of partner country border security authorities.  The individual will be required to schedule complex tasks, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines while supervising staff to work with and train partner country border security services.  The candidate should have practical and applied knowledge of systems including: command, control, communications, surveillance, interdiction, training and sustainment. 

The PM will be responsible for project cost, schedule and technical performance and will establish milestones and monitor adherence to program plans and schedules.  The PM will devote most of his/her time planning, scheduling, and coordinating with the customer, subcontractors, and US, foreign and international stakeholders.  The PM will oversee the conduct of border and border guard assessments, planning, C3ISR system design and execution of their installation, training, sustainment, and immediate transition of the systems to full operational control of the partner countries’ national border security services.

The PM will develop control systems and reports that accurately measure progress, identify potential problems in sufficient time for corrective action to be taken, and will ensure PAE meets its contractual commitments.  The PM will direct the performance of program functional task elements such as procurement, manufacturing, quality control, logistics, and administrative functions.  The PM will act as primary customer interface on status and performance and will anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • At least 5 years of successful experience managing projects for the US government
  • At least 3 years of international work experience managing multiple subcontractors, including foreign subcontractors
  • In-depth familiarity with border operations and security policy/procedure
  • Experience managing Integrated Master Schedules
  • Experience with Earned Value Management
  • Experience developing and managing to Work Breakdown Structures
  • Prior experience in developing contract deliverables (CDRLs)
  • Self-motivator who takes ownership and drives resolution of problems
  • Visionary with ability to think broadly and conceptually
  • Excellent organizational and reporting skills
  • Excellent writing skills and in-depth familiarization with MS Office Suite applications
  • Fluent English language and typing skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural / multi-language environment
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Experience managing complex training events involving international partners

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience implementing international border security initiatives for the US Departments of State, Defense, and/or Energy
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI)

Experience working in the Middle East

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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