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Principal Project Manager - Project Management Leader

Company: Mission Support and Test Services, LLC
Location: North Las Vegas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: If you're looking for an interesting, fulfilling career, you've come to the right place!At Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (MSTS), we're a dynamic team of employees who manage and operate the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), formerly known as the Nevada Test Site. A premier outdoor, indoor and underground national laboratory for unique, high-level experiments, the NNSS has offices across the country, including Southern Nevada; Santa Barbara and Livermore, California; Washington, D.C.; and Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico. We're dedicated to working together as a team to keep our nation safe. Join us!MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc. Responsibilities: This position reports to the Manager, Program Management Excellence (PMEX). In this Project Manager role, you will manage and integrate Enterprise projects and operations targeting improved project management for national security programs. Successful applicants will have senior-level understanding and experience with all aspects of project, program, and portfolio management processes, systems, tools, training and implementation. This Principal Project Manager will work collaboratively within a small team of Enterprise subject matter experts to continuously improve the quality of our company standards and implementation across a diverse set of projects and programs, focusing on training and direct interaction with integrated project team leads, functional managers and senior leadership.The PMEX organization is responsible for (1) maintaining Enterprise project management processes and tools, (2) developing and delivering project management training course materials, (3) executing the project management surveillance program, and (4) assisting and mentoring project managers and integrated teams. In this role, will be responsible for championing and leading these core deliverables and to train, assist, coach, and mentor project personnel and teams.Key Responsibilities Manages medium projects ($5-20M TPC). Responsible for all aspects of the project over the entire lifecycle (initiation, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing). Champion and lead development and execution of multiple simultaneous efforts to support program and project management teams across the Enterprise as assigned. Assist with DOE Enterprise EVMS Certification activities and implementation of processes within capital line item project teams. Lead and/or assist with project management surveillance program to assure process application to standards. Develop and deploy web-based and classroom project management related training courses. Assist with development of Enterprise project management applications targeting improved project management delivery. Support and integrate project management and project controls processes and applications. Update company procedures, directives, policies, forms, or work instructions related to project management and project controls. Champion, lead, or participate in continuous improvement initiatives. Support business and project reviews, information requests data collection, analysis, and reporting. Develop relationships with program and project teams to better understand process application and alignment with business needs. Gather and analyze information on project management processes and execution to develop continuous improvement opportunities that deliver increased efficiency and accuracy. Leverage process mapping, risk mitigation, and control planning to assure robust, stable and repeatable process outcomes in all phases of project management. Develop and coordinate long-range plans that enable functional strategic roadmap. Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Bachelor's degree in a technical or business-related field or equivalent training and experience plus at least 8 years' related professional experience, which included at least 4 years' as a designated Project Manager. Previous project management experience and responsibilities should include:Managing medium ( Project management and controls experience and responsibilities should include: Project initiating, planning and definition, executing and controlling, and closeout. Experience with implementing and maintaining a certified earned value management system. Project Management Professional (PMP), Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) or Earned Value Professional (EVP) certifications preferred. Master's degree is preferred. Experience with DOE-PM30 EVMS Certification processes preferred. Experience with Primavera P6 and Deltek Cobra applications preferred. Roll up your sleeves, hands on, results oriented individual contributor. Highly effective at planning, organizing and executing goals and strategies in project management, Expert level understanding and application of industry best practices and guidelines for project management, and project controls. Proficient in interpreting, tailoring, and applying EIA-748 Earned Value Management Guidelines. Demonstrated ability to evaluate project performance, developing and instructing project management educational materials, and implementing project management processes/tools. Demonstrated proficiency with project management information systems and integrating cost and schedule tools. Demonstrated experience with enterprise database management, data mining, analysis, and modeling techniques. Ability to manipulate large amounts of data with minimal errors. Championing and leading continuous improvement initiatives. Demonstrated effective decision-making skills, including knowledge of how and when to escalate issues to higher levels. Analyzes the risks and future impact of decisions. Use cost/benefit analysis in decision-making. Leadership and team building experience, able to work effectively in a team environment. Successful track record of accomplishments through skilled use of influence, persuasion, negotiation, and problem solving. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent presentation skills; communicate complex issues succinctly and effectively to all levels of leadership. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). The primary work location will be at the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Work schedule for this position will be 4/10's, Monday - Thursday (subject to change). Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Must possess a valid driver's license. Compliance to Executive Order 14042 (regarding COVID-19 vaccination) applies to Federal Contractors and is a condition of employment with MSTS. Click for details and the latest communications.MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference , "Personnel Security". If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in , "Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites," will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference , "Counterintelligence Evaluation Program."MSTS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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