Project Manager (Implementation) - 1339 at North Wind Solutions in Richland, Washington

Posted in Management 3 days ago.

Job Description:

Location: Richland, WA
Title: Project Manager
Schedule (FT/PT): FT
Travel Required: No
Clearance: No

North Wind Solutions is a Government contracting small business with operations at military and civilian installations across the United States. The company's focus is facilities operation and maintenance, waste management and radiological services, security control and force protection, and environmental services.

Job Description

In support of the Hanford Northwind DSO (Dev Sec Ops) organization, this position will work with the DSO managers and other IT project managers, assisting with the management of critical DSO projects and occasionally interfacing with other Hanford contractors. The Project Manager assists with all phases of DSO projects from concept to completion maintaining project documents, deliverables, and reporting. They will provide project management support to plan, execute and finalize projects at the Hanford Site according to strict deadlines and within budget. Project Management includes the assessment, maintenance, documentation, modernization, testing and program implementation functions. The Project Manager, in coordination with other Project Managers and management, is also responsible for coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. This role will be focused on our internal delivery of several DSO modernization project, with the wider delivery to Hanford being the second phase.

The candidate must be able to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with peers, staff, and other Hanford contractors. This includes communicating effectively, verbally and in writing, exercising sound judgment and discretion, as well as working well under pressure with efficiency.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with staff, management and stakeholders

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

  • Liaise with project stakeholders and internal management on an ongoing basis

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Track project milestones and deliverables

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle

  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work

  • The project manager will work directly with managers, other project managers, engineers, and subject matter experts


Required Skills:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science/IT/related field plus 8 years of progressive information technology related leadership or project management experience OR a combination of education and work experience (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)

  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, as well as technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office, Excel and SharePoint

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment

  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed

  • Strong customer relationship skills

  • Ability to support a staff of technical subject matter experts during non-standard business hours

Desired Skills:

  • DOE or Hanford Site experience

  • Previous Dev-Ops or Dev-Sec-Ops implementation experience

Special Skills, Training or Certification Required:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification or other Project Management related certification

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion, or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Proof of citizenship will be required as a condition of employment.