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Project Services Director

Jacobs

This is a Full-time position in Oak Ridge, LA posted February 1, 2021.

nnAs the Project Services Director you will own and manage the Project Management teams’ plans for programs and projects including managing roadmaps, driving the process and supporting the project teams as well as supervise and mentor project control engineer and estimating staff in EVMS.nn nnKey responsibilitiesnn nnManaging a team of Project Managers and their respective project teams under various Organizationels (e.g.

fixed price, T&M, deliverable based, etc.)Meet or exceed revenue, utilization, margin and client satisfaction targets through the successful delivery of consulting and implementation projectsActively lead and participate in front end sales cycles for significant new engagementsDefine project management goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholdersBuild the core Project Management team through a combination of internal team enhancement and external hiresEnhance core Project Management team capabilities through the development and integration of system tools, dashboards, metrics and analytical toolsProvide corporate leadership and guidance to support execution of work in an EVMS compliant environmentPresent the implementation strategy to prospective customers, demonstrating the credibility of our delivery organizationCreate new repeatable service offerings that streamline the implementation processParticipate in project governance and provide high level quality controlTrack and forecast pipeline of consulting revenue and bookings for opportunities and existing engagementsDevelop project management tools and processes.

Responsible for defining and managing the overall approach / methodology in-line with industry standards.Engage with customers and act as the management sponsor of key projectsPresent directional ideas and strategies to the Management Teamnn nnHere’s What You’ll Neednn nnBachelors degree with a minimum of 20 years experience executing work in the Project Management arena, with demonstrated proficiency in scope management, cost and schedule development and control, risk identification and risk management techniques.Experience as a Project Control Manager on DOE and/or DoD projects, providing expertise and guidance for the implementation of EVMS principles in compliance with ANSI/EI-748 Guidelines and DOE Order 413.3B requirements.Strong understanding of the leading governance and implementation approaches to project office management and project management, with the ability to draw on these to implement a tailored, appropriate frameworkSound business sense and a market-driven approach, with the flexibility to Organizationify approaches to achieve goals as information changes and events unfoldSkilled at building relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including at the most senior levelsSkilled in articulating and presenting compelling value propositions for service offeringsExcellent communication skills, both written and oralStrong decision-making skills including the ability to balance conflicting interestSelf-motivated with the ability to work well both independently and in a team orientated, collaborative environmentExperience of working in a multi-cultural environmentAbility to deal with ambiguity, find creative resolutions and drive for resultsAbility to listen and respond objectively to new ideasStrong management skills with the ability to coach and lead both virtual and actual teamsnn nnEssential Functions Work Environment nn nnEquipment and Machines Standard office PC, with software will be provided Attendance On-Site Security training is mandatory before performing project duties. Timely response to resolve issues is expected. Overtime work must be pre-approved and authorized  Travel required – As needed OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS U.S.

Citizenship required. DOE Q Clearance desirable; Candidate must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q Clearance.Valid drivers license is required.

Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must utilize and demonstrate professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.nn

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