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Project Manager 1 - 27877 in Halawa, HI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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    Halawa, HI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Position Summary

Under direction of a Division Manager or Program Manager, oversees and manages the operational aspects of small, singularly-focused ongoing technical projects, 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.

Military strategy, joint operations and logistics planning expert supporting complex projects or programs related to joint operations and strategy. Develops problem resolution options based on thorough knowledge of the situation – both globally and regionally. Utilizes complex quantitative and qualitative techniques to develop viable options.

Logistics Planning and Analysis Support: Analyze current plans, make recommendations, coordinate stakeholder input, respond to information requests and then document results.

Duties and Responsibilities          

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.  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, concerning project operations or scheduling.  Participates in briefings and technical meetings with company and customer representatives concerning project operations.

Ensures that the project is completed on schedule following established procedures and schedules.  Erroneous decisions or recommendations or failure to complete assignments normally result in delays to project schedules and allocation of more resources.

Ensures adherence to Alion administrative policies and procedures, human resource policies and practices as applicable, and contracts administration procedures that support the programs of Alion, and ensures that the contract is administered to protect Alion’s interest and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Directs efforts to improve the quality and efficiency of the Alion team through training and development programs in both technical and scientific disciplines.

Conduct analysis to identify gaps and connections with respect to mission assurance and threats to achievement of goals and strategic objectives of USINDOPACOM and its subordinate organizations.

Propose innovative approaches to mitigate warfighter capability gaps that affect the ability of the existing system(s) to meet operational requirements and expected future needs.

Provide technical expertise to study, analyze, and report on the warfighters’ requirements and capability gaps, and how these are addressed by proposed material and/or non-material solutions.

Understand and operate in joint, interagency, intergovernmental and multinational environments.

Serves as technical expert and participates in working groups, program development forums, analytical activities, readiness exercises, training, education and other forums as required.

Maintains and complies with security procedures in the performance of duties.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering or a related discipline plus 5 years directly relevant work experience with some project management experience.

Experience in a geographic combatant command, combined or joint task force, and/or service component headquarters is preferred.

Master’s degree in science, engineering, strategic studies or related disciple is preferred.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 19 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Computer literate and proficiency in Microsoft applications.

Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Strong customer service orientation.

Effective organization skills.

TS with SCI eligible security clearance required for employment.




Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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