Project Manager

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Full Time
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Job Description







Position Title:  Project Manager

Location: 
Herndon, VA


Company Overview:

Exostar is a leader in cloud-based solutions provider improving identity access management, collaboration and supply chain management for numerous industries.  A joint venture of BAE Systems, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, and Rolls Royce, Exostar was founded to streamline and better secure supply chain ecosystem and communities associated with these industries.  In 2014, Merck joined the founders to simplify and secure intellectual property (IP) exchange in the life sciences industry utilizing Exostar’s solutions.  Today, Exostar works with over 100,000 organizations in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Position Overview:

This is a dynamic, demanding and hands-on position in a high tech thriving environment. This role requires expertise in service/software project management and balancing key resources across multiple projects. The service/software has many “moving parts”, includes secure computing functionality and can involve modified COTS to meet customer requirements.  This is a leadership position with full ownership of program/project delivery. The role is accountable for directing and managing all aspects of the customer engagements for successful deployment of Exostar products/solutions within customer operations. The successful candidate will have strong leadership and communications skills, excellent process competency and will be results driven.

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Project Manager will work cross-functionally to drive software and technology projects to completion, successfully meeting all business, financial and technical objectives
  • Manages project team (matrix organization) and sets priorities providing leadership and direction in support of project objectives
  • Coordinates the development of technical Level of Efforts (LOE)/estimates
  • Creates comprehensive project schedules and plans including operational readiness planning, including stakeholder/delivery participant mutual/shared agreement
  • Create and manage the project budget, customer revenues, costs, and margins
  • Provides timely, clear and accurate status reports for projects
  • Manages all elements of project risk, including establishing and managing a risk register
  • Manages project change control and gate reviews
  • Participates in resource leveling and management of scarce resources
  • Effectively communicates project schedules, budgets, project plans and status reports cross-functionally and to customers and partners
  • Collaborates with account manager on any necessary Project Change Requests (PCRs)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


 Required Qualifications/Experience:
  • Bachelor Degree, or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years recent project/program management experience
  • Experience successfully managing multiple complex projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Expertise in Microsoft Project
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.
  • Must undergo a background check


 Desired Qualifications/Experience:
  • PMP Certification
  • Identity Management, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and Software as a Service (SaaS) expertise
  • Knowledge of MS-SharePoint and complimentary products
  • Aerospace & Defense or Healthcare/Pharma industry deployment experience


 Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA or Master’s in Project Management preferred


Exostar is an Equal Employment Employer.  The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability status or genetic information.  Exostar is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons in all facets of employment including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, training, benefits, transfers and working conditions.


 



Qualifications









Education






Preferred



Bachelors or better.




Experience






Preferred


10 years: Project/program management




Dice Id : 10110452
Position Id : 975eb92399eaed31a8959d1c3323257b
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