Project Manager/Project Controls/EVMS
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
**This position will be located in Albuquerque, NM**

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide input on the development and implementation of project/program management.
  • Align activities performed with project objectives and incorporate changes into scope, schedule, cost, earned value management, plans and the project environment.
  • Participate in and coordinate team members through project initiation activities to include:
    • Developing the business case,
    • Undertaking feasibility studies,
    • Creating a project charter,
    • Determining resource requirements to meet the type and scope of work,
    • Presenting for division or program management center approvals,
    • Taking the ideas and intentions of the technical staff,
    • Articulating the need for / vision of the project, and convert it into a formal, planned, resourced and funded project structure,
    • Ensuring a new project idea has well defined project goals, scope of work, schedule of activities, (overarching and task oriented by phase), identified constraints, key stakeholders, risks, project controls, an organizational structure, planned reporting framework gains commitment and approval of senior leadership, and a definition of completion with planned sign off for acceptance at completion.
  • Participate in and coordinate project rescue efforts with the ability to articulate and make the case for whether a troubled project should be rescued or closed.
  • Coordinate the review of project risk with management and provide status reporting.
  • Coordinate team activities on projects.
  • Provide guidance, direction, coordination, initiation of work, organization, and evaluation consistently in project execution systems.
  • Support operations from acquisition of new work through project execution and closeout.
  • Develop and implement baseline changes in accordance with NTESS approved change control processes and ensure that approved changes are incorporated and implemented.
  • Provides input on the development and implementation of the project controls program. Perform controls work in the areas of scope, scheduling, cost and earned value management.
  • Coordinate proposal efforts for scheduling activities as well as all duties related to scheduling.
  • Ensure proper cost control tracking and cost accounting for project cost and work scope alignment.
  • Prepare baseline change requests, and schedule corrections.
  • Assist in the development of departmental earned value management procedures and guidelines.
  • Responsible for the collection of data, input updates and produce basic earned value management reports.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to develop life cycle scope estimates in support of the client’s life cycle plan.
  • Ability to work with and develop responses to DOE, DOD, NNSA.
  • Ability to collect data and produce all reports as required.
  • Ability to perform all types of related analysis as necessary.
  • Ability to assist the project management office and applicable programs/projects in the development of earned value methods and techniques.
  • Ability to perform all facets of analysis including variances in performance, current trends, deviations to performance and impacts and the ability to recommend corrective actions when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, business management or project management
  • 8 -15 years (depending upon level) of directly applicable experience in directing and managing projects or providing technical management in design, engineering, construction, startup and operations of complex technological systems and projects.
  • Must be proficient in Primavera P6, Deltek Cobra, MS Office products.
  • Knowledgeable in all facets of cost accounting, analysis and reporting.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DOE Q or L
  • DOD Secret or TS

Candidates who do not have an active clearance or have had one of the clearances specified within the last 24 months will be considered, however, preference will be given to those with an active specified clearance.

Relocation Assistance is available.

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.