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Project Manager - Technical Solutions (Long Beach, CA or Pittsburgh, PA)

Job ID 10623 Date posted 10/12/2017
Location Long Beach (or Pittsburgh CA US
Job Description
Job Description:

Project Manager – Technical Solutions

CDG, a Boeing Company is a world-class strategic partner for engineering-driven organizations that develop, support, operate and maintain complex equipment. CDG serves a broad range of industry sectors, including commercial and VIP aviation, aerospace and defense, manufacturing and other industries. The company leverages a strong history of more than 45 years of experience to help its customers maximize efficiency by providing industry-leading engineering services, technical documentation, training solutions and software solutions.

Come join a Team that’s Growing. This is a dynamic team of Project Managers on the move. Our Project Managers work very closely with the operations to meet customer commitments. This team is leading the way for modern aircraft interiors and helping to provide critical data when airlines and operators need it most. Our culture is open and inclusive.

This position will work very closely with the US Operations Managers/Leads developing and managing project plans, metrics, forecast, RIO’s (Risks, Issues, and Opportunities) and deliverables, within assigned statements of work. Participates in determining objectives of assignment; plans, schedules, and arranges own activities to accomplish those objectives. Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders to develop and refine requirements and project objectives. Continuously improve project management processes and business systems that support project decision makers. Helps to define project requirements in own area of specialty. This position is based in Long Beach, CA or Pittsburgh, PA.

REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION: Associates or Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent college degree/certification
Preferred: Some progress in program on PMI certification preferred

EXPERIENCE: 5 or more years’ related experience

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED FOR THIS ROLE WILL BE:
• Excellent communication skills. Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence.
• Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
• The ability to review a wide range of processes to identify gaps between requirements and current outputs within own work group.
• Has the capacity to integrate information from a wide variety of sources; detect trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; create relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes.
• Demonstrates understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and the key roles, processes and tools which are employed in carrying out a software release.
• Ability to create comprehensive project schedules which identify time frames for key project milestones, direct and manage more complex project schedules, independently identify project resource requirements, collaborate with others on more complex projects assigned, and assist others in complex large scale projects.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Consolidates independently generated project data by interfacing with functional specialist for an understanding of project impact items (such as: trade-offs among cost, schedule, quality and risk).
• Develops work-around plans, schedules recovery plans, alternative options or scenarios, resource capacity plans, or risk mitigation plans, or re-baselines the project, as required.
• Provides recommendations to decision makers.
• Identifies and tracks project risks using project management tools and techniques and develops alternative plans for project completion
• Compiles and or directs the collection and provides guidance for reviews of industry standards, PMBOK or similar industry-standard project management methodologies, and any available data source for best practices, lessons learned, historical and forecast of historical and forecast data to perform trend, earned value and variance analyses, analyzing key factors (e.g., hardware and software maturity levels, strategic alliances with other companies, subcontractor capabilities) and risk assessments in order to develop plans or make recommendations for change.
• Negotiates with project participants and stakeholders to establish project deliverable definition, task scope, task sequence and schedule commitments in order to maximize efficiency of project plan.
• Discusses project objectives and deliverables with the project team to obtain understanding and acceptance of work assignments.
• Presents project status to identified project stakeholders to keep them informed of progress and changes to the project.

Other duties as assigned.

CDG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Drug Free:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

US Person: Yes. Due to legal requirements associated with our work statements, you must be able to provide documentation indicating that you are a US Person.

We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and a pleasant working environment.

Division
CDG

Job Type
Full-Time

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