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Lead Project Manager

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Leads key, complex program(s) and projects and/or strategic business process development and execution. May be assigned to lead strategic business development and/or execution efforts across the organization and at the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) level. Ensures that integrated project management processes are aligned with industry best practices and are consistently applied across the business.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Negotiates, evaluates, determines and executes department specific projects and program management activities to manage one or more significant, complex program or components.
  • Leads, directs, influences and exercises extensive technical knowledge and expertise to evaluate and resolve significant technical issues pertinent for key project(s) or program(s).
  • Exercises extensive knowledge of programs and business processes to negotiate and establish achievable cost and schedule parameters.
  • Leads multiple aspects of financial planning, monitoring, reporting, scheduling, network analysis, and preparation of technical/schedule information required for program/project planning.
  • Performs primary, first point of contact, technical, administrative, and logistical liaison role with company, Department of Energy, design agencies, laboratories, integrated contractors and other government agencies for one or more key weapons, growth, and/or business process development/execution programs.
  • Integrates customer needs with business competencies to drive growth in both existing and emerging markets. Participates in strategic and market planning.
  • Leads teams and matrix reports to manage day-to-day program requirements.
  • Represents senior program manager as delegated for some management responsibilities.
  • May assist the selection and development of technical program employees.
  • May provide general management/oversight of ongoing project management excellence across the business.
  • May provide management leadership for functional/divisional project leads. Ensures that the right projects are prioritized and then managed to a successful completion.
  • Drives continual operational alignment of project management excellence with strategic goals.
  • Guides the effective use of program/project resources including personnel, tools, and methods.
  • May lead KCNSC or NSE-wide programs and activities to standardize and execute best business processes.
  • May own, develop, and provide leadership for execution of business training and development across the organization and, potentially, across elements of the NSE.
  • Integrates business requirements to meet the needs of core and emerging programs.
  • May Interface with one or more program leadership at the Department of Energy, NSE Design Agencies, NSE Production Agencies and other external stakeholders as well as with internal executive leadership at the KCNSC.
  • Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established HS&E requirements to ensure the protection of employees, the public, and the environment.
  • Takes actions necessary to ""stop"" work when an unsafe condition or action is identified. Every employee has the right and responsibility to stop work when unsafe conditions or actions are identified.
  • Payroll duties as assigned.You Must Have
    • Seven or more years of experience in key engineering, manufacturing, and/or program/project management roles.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Scientific, or Business-related field.We Value
      • Master's degree in Engineering, Scientific, or Business-related field preferred.
      • Extensive knowledge and expertise in complex engineering and/or program management processes, principles, and architecture with progressive history of responsibility.
      • Expertise in estimation methods, critical path analysis, and contemporary program management trends and practices.
      • Expertise in integrating multiple, complex business and technical/engineering processes.
      • Ability to interpret, negotiate and capture customer requirements.
      • Proven excellence in effective communication, interactive presentations, and negotiation skills.
      • Ability to routinely represent program management and company to stakeholders.
      • Proven ability to mentor, coach, and lead program management personnel and other staff in a matrixed management environment.
      • Ability to be company spokesperson for key programs.
      • Experience with SAP, ERP implementation,payroll, EIPM and IPDS experience preferred.
      • PMI certification preferred.Additional Information
        JOB ID: 936Remote Eligibility: HybridTravel Required: 0-10%Hourly/Salary: SalaryRelocation Available: No

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Overland Park , Lead Project Manager, Executive , Overland Park, Kansas

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