Defense Project Manager
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Roush Defense is searching for a talented Defense Project Manager to join its growing team! As Defense Project Manager, you will facilitate accurate and timely project reporting, scope, and cost control. In this role, you will provide project management support across the Roush Defense portfolio, including schedule and cost management, customer liaisons, bid preparation, and contract execution. You will also support the execution of key contracts and sub-contracts aligned to Roush defense and government programs. As Defense Project Manager, you will work closely with customers, suppliers, internal specialists, and the leadership team. This position is located in Troy, MI.
As Defense Project Manager, you will:
Develop project schedules and resource plans, then monitor and report on project cost and schedule performance
Synthesize and communicate project status reports internally and for customers
Develop and maintain project risk and issue reporting
Develop and maintain project management and contract tracking tools and dashboard reporting
Perform analysis of RFPs and contracts to synthesize and communicate key scope elements, informing pricing, proposal development, and sub-contracting activity
Work with the purchasing organization to initiate, implement, and track key sub-contracts
Develop project bids and proposals
Work with the leadership team to develop strategies and drive continuous improvement initiatives
Minimum qualifications required:
Minimum of 2 years of work experience in project management or engineering
Must have ability to secure US Citizenship
Must have ability to obtain and maintain at a minimum Department of Defense “Secret” Level Security Clearance
Knowledge of project management methodologies
Ability to perceive and diagnose problems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently
Ability to drive progress through decisive action
A successful candidate may also have:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering
Master’s degree in business
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute (PMI) or equivalent certification
Experience developing bids and proposals
Experience working with the US Department of Defense
Knowledge of defense contracting
Ability to develop project control tools using spreadsheet or database software
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