Project Manager - 35514 in Warren, MI at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

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    Warren, MI
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Job Description

Position Summary:

This position supports the U.S. Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) Ground Vehicle Survivability and Protection (GVSP) organization. Employee would be responsible for planning and executing one or more Science & Technology projects within the GVSP portfolio. Employee would work with technical teams to plan programs from initiation through execution and close out. Tasks include working with technical teams to determine resource needs, resource allocation, working with a scheduler to schedule tasks, monitoring financial execution, briefing program status, and writing reports.

Under direction of the Division Manger or 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, engineering, 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.

Job Duties:

  • 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


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, masters preferred, plus 5 years related experience with some project management experience.
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a SECRET clearance.
  • 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Effective organization skills.

Security Clearance: Secret


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