PBG Consulting

Project Manager FEMA

PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.

Our IT Management Consulting Group is growing and we’re currently seeking a Project Manager for a major Federal agency. The Project Manager will demonstrate excellent client handling skills with the ability to quickly develop relationships at all levels of the client organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, direct, and co-ordinate cross-functional team activities to manage and implement project and/or interrelated programs from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage.

  • Develop and maintain resource-loaded Microsoft Project integrated project schedules that include project phasing, project milestones, and represent critical relationships between program tasks as required to plan, coordinate, and visualize all significant program activities.

  • Propose and develops add-on program opportunities. Leads matrixed teams to develop plans that model program commitments and timing.

  • Lead the project team in determining client requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.

  • Deliver on all program requirements including technical, cost, schedule, and quality performance that could involve cost overruns and deficiencies.

  • Successfully deliver across all program areas including monitoring programs to ensure it follows a well-defined and detailed work scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Integrate various activities and task areas to ensure effective client support.

  • Determine, monitor, and review all project/program economics to include costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, resources and risk.

  • Recommend changes to improve processes and alleviate process inaccuracy and duplication.

  • Ensure conformity to contractual obligations; establish and maintain technical and financial reports to show program progress.

  • Ensure appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the program.

  • Formulate and enforces work standards, subcontractor management and performance, and customer satisfaction and alignment of these with the objectives of a program.

  • Review of monthly Contract Deliverables.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Organizational Management, or other related field.

  • 3+ years of experience in a Federal IT consulting environment providing strategic communications support.

  • Master’s degree in related field or 10+ years of experience working experience in public and private sector organizations that compare similarly to FEMA in the number of personnel, organizational complexity, and organizational structure in addition to organizations with a high degree of maturation and demonstrated success in their field. 

  • 5 or more years of management experience. 

  • Must have hands-on working experience in Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and Microsoft SharePoint.

  • Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.

Professional Skills:

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