Project Manager, Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG)

Location: Aberdeen, MD
Date Posted: 04-16-2018
Company Overview
The Lockwood Group is an Integrated Solutions Provider focused on solving our customer’s underlying problems specializing in Engineering, Integrated Logistics, Program Management, Fielding and Training services for military systems worldwide.  We are a family driven culture focused on serving our mission to “Lead the Way to Mission Readiness” supporting our number one customer – the Warfighter.

Position Overview
We are continuing to grow and currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
This individual will be responsible for managing TLG’s portfolio of C4ISR projects while participating in new business development to expand TLG’s footprint in the C4ISR community. 
Job Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for managing and growing C4ISR Project portfolio.
  • Responsible for successfully leading the cost, schedule and technical performance of C4ISR projects for Lockwood Group. 
  • Establish project baseline and manage performance against baseline.
  • Lead early identification of Risk, Issues and Opportunity (RIO) for project and communicate the issues and resolutions to TLG management.
  • Lead Quality Management and key performance metrics tracking quality against portfolio of projects.
  • Direct the work of employees, subcontractors and teammates on the project.
  • Manage the company’s relationship with the customer and key customer influencers with regards to the project.
  • Gathers customer requirements and balances against available resources to prepare feasibility studies.
  • Lead monthly Program Management Meetings with company leadership to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance across all C4ISR projects.
  • Participate in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. 
  • Coordinate the preparation of business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. 
  • Identify/develop new business within the C4ISR marketplace and Army portfolio of target customers.
  • Take an active lead in projects regarding process improvement, process development, process execution, technology upgrades, and coordinating satisfactory support efforts
  • Develop and maintain knowledge of current DOD/Army/local procedures and policies in order to ensure compliance and give customers correct information.
  • Establish familiarity with customers' business needs in order to provide proactive planning and support.
  • This position will report to the President and Vice President of the company.

Job Requirements
  • Ten (10) years direct related experience in project management is required.
  • Requires technical knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems, including Windows 7; of Microsoft Office Suites 2013, of peripherals, including printers and scanners; and of the application of software patching.
  • Requires ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written/verbal communication skills required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Project, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Current Secret Security Clearance or the ability to successfully obtain a Secret Security Clearance is required PLUS the ability to maintain access to government/military installations. 
Desired Skills
  • Effective communication with a wide range of groups including upper management and senior government customers.
  • Highly organized with the ability to see both the details and the big picture.
  • Commitment to quality customer service and customer’s needs with a dedicated attitude that ensures mission success.
  • Visio skills
Required Experience 
  • Bachelor’s Degree.        
  • PMP Certification is strongly preferred
  • Requires proficiency in Windows operating system environment and MS Office Suit
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