It Project Manager

Navarro inc. - Amarillo
new offer (15/06/2024)

job description

Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for an IT Project Manager in Amarillo, TX. Work schedule is a 9/80 M-Fri schedule for Pantex. Occasional travel between the two sites.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of strategic IT projects ensuring consistency with and adherence to company strategies, policies, processes, methodologies, commitments and goals.
Manages and directs the day-to-day activities of one or more projects including the formulation of the project teams, development of project execution plans, and deliverables.
Leads complex IT projects through the full project life-cycle to include project initiation, project planning, project execution, project monitoring, and project closure to successfully deliver assigned projects within agreed upon constraints (e.G., scope, schedule, labor cost, and quality)
Develops and executes within full scale project execution plans to include deliverables, goals, milestones, resource loading, and cost;
manages the project budget, and project resources.
Directs and utilizes project team resources to successfully deliver assigned projects within agreed upon constraints (e.G., scope, schedule, labor cost, and quality). Participates with project teams, peers, and management to resolve resource conflicts, priorities, and project issues.
Develops and maintains project and/or technical documentation, per procedures;
and ensures completeness and accuracy
Ensures effective communications exists with and among projects for which he/she is responsible
Briefs upper management weekly and/or monthly on project activities, cost, schedule, status, and technical performance.
Participates in departmental management processes such as planning, budgeting, and scheduling
Participates and/or develops procurement deliverables (e.G., statements of work, bills of material) for external services and materials;
may require serving in a subcontractor administrator role.
Requirements
Bachelor's degree in engineering/science/information technology discipline with a minimum of four years of relevant experience OR Master's degree with a minimum of two years of relevant experience
Experience in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera (P6) proven experience or equivalent tool
Ability to work independently and to work effectively as part of a group with diverse backgrounds and skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills, time management skills, organizational skills, and oral and written skills
A good understanding of risk management, risk mitigation and contingency planning
Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Preferred Requirements
SAFe Certification preferred
Scrum Master Certification preferred
Agile Project Management Certification preferred
ITIL Foundations Certification preferred
ServiceNow experience with Agile Development and Project modules preferred
Highly-motivated with proven ability to develop, lead, and manage multiple concurrent and complex IT related infrastructure and/or application development projects in a fast paced, demanding business environment on time and within budget
Knowledge and understanding of project management best practices and processes such as those of the Project Management Institute (PMI)
Knowledge and understanding of project lifecycle management and software development life cycle
IT project leadership skills focused on control of the classic triple constraints of time, cost, and quality
Ability to manage and direct the activities of multi-disciplinary teams consisting of IT technical personnel, functional personnel, and interfaces with internal and external customers, including management and stakeholders
Ability to logically and systematically evaluate project and process problems to determine appropriate solutions
Experience in conflict resolution with individuals or a team
Exercises initiative and independent judgment and discretion under limited supervision
Experience serving as a Scrum Master is desired
Experience executing agile projects is desired
Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled
Benefits
Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental &
Vision)
Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary &
AD&
D)
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick &
Public Holidays)
Short Term &
Long Term Disability

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