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Project Manager

Posted about 1 month ago

The successful candidate will act as the Project Manager for a matrix team of software engineers, hardware engineers, system integration engineers, and business development personnel to manage projects and pursuit and order capture for multi-million-dollar security system programs.


Job Responsibilities
  • Manage fixed duration projects from $1M to $5M.
  • Provide team management for new business proposals, including:
    • Develop Proposal Plan & Schedule
    • Work with internal teams on contract and pricing strategy.
    • Schedule Status Calls & Touchpoints
    • Interface with Business Support services
    • Develop project execution strategy and project work breakdown structure
    • Draft Initial Project Management Plan
  • Participate in the design and delivery of large security system implementations
  • Adhere to all Collins Aerospace specific PM policies as well as follow generally accepted PMI project principals in the management and technical support of network based physical Security System projects.
  • Manage the financials (P&L) for the project including financial management of subcontractors.
  • Project Lead and / or liaison between customers and subcontractors.
  • Occasional travel may be required for site meetings.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of a degree eight years of related experience.
  • US Citizen or Permanent Residence required, due to restricted facility access. Candidate may need to obtain a security clearance.
  • Five (5) or more years of related experience in Project Management.
  • Working knowledge and experience with project management processes.
  • Experience in managing projects with multiple internal & external stakeholders.
  • Experience with fixed price programs with short duration (6 - 18 month delivery) technical system projects, including networking equipment, cameras, access control, and Command and Control platforms.
  • Experience estimating fixed price security system projects
  • Experience managing software and / or hardware technologies.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project and office suite

Key skills for success:
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well with others in a matrix organization and successfully coordinate with and support internal and external customers.
  • Ability to learn new processes quickly, and work with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and display viable problem-solving skills.