Task Manager(T), Senior - 34608 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/23/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary

  • Under direction of the Program Manager, this position oversees and manages the operational aspects of singularly-focused ongoing technical project, typically from initiation through delivery.  Plans and manages project to meet the objectives established by the contract underlying the project and is accountable for the performance and profitability of the project.  May provide work leadership to company or customer teams but has no direct people-management responsibility.   
  • Under direction of the Program Manager, manages the project in order to expand Alion’s participation, anticipating and meeting customer needs; directs the tactical activities of the program including, but not limited to, finance and operations with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability.  Seeks to build project revenue by remaining alert to new business opportunities or expansion of business with the customer and advising senior operations management. 
  • Under guidance of division policy, operates sound, responsive and accurate financial management and reporting systems, budgeting and financial analysis, and responsive systems that satisfy the obligations of the program to its customers, as well as legal and regulatory compliance. 
  • Reviews status of projects and budgets.  Manages schedules and prepares status reports to include trip reports.  Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervening and problem solving with Alion and customer management to meet productivity, quality, and customer-satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • Interacts with customer representatives, including customer management levels, as well as with subcontractors/vendors, concerning project operations or scheduling.  Participates in briefings and technical meetings with company, customer, and subcontractors/vendors representatives concerning project operations.
  • Ensures that the project is completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules.   
  • Ensures adherence to Alion administrative policies and procedures, human resource policies and practices as applicable, and contracts administration procedures that support Alion programs, and ensures that the contract is administered to protect Alion’s interest and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensures the Quality Management Program is implemented and that it is periodically updated.
  • Ensures documents are stored logically and are readily available.
  •  Directs efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of the Alion team through training and development programs in both technical and scientific disciplines.
  • Operates in multinational, interagency, joint, and service unique environments.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field, masters preferred, plus 5 years related experience with project management experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.

We require a PMP certification

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Outstanding writing skills.

Effective organization skills.

Strong customer service orientation.

Ability to multi-task and keep track of multiple actions at once.

Must be willing and able to travel CONUS and OCONUS in support of the program.

US Citizenship and a DOD Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI after hire.

Security Clearance: Secret

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