Project Manager

Indianapolis, IN

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Company Information

E3 Federal Solutions (E3), a leader in acquisition management, project management, and financial management solutions for the federal government. Since its inception in 2004, E3 has supported numerous federal agencies with their mission requirements by working closely to help define requirements, develop sound acquisition strategies, justify budget requests, and track project execution.

Job Description

E3 is seeking a Project Manager to support a U.S. Customs and Border Program Management Office (PMO) providing facilities, infrastructure, and related support services to CBP and DHS. The PMO manages real property, engineering, acquisition and environmental management for buildings and structures nation-wide.

In this strategy and project execution-focused position, a strong knowledge of project management activities, procedures, processes and techniques is required.  Successful candidate will oversee the execution of single or multiple task orders.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the budget, schedule and requirements of multiple concurrent construction projects. Liaise between project managers, other governmental entities, upper management and international Support project planning, production, quality, project financials, and staff direction and oversight, and providing deliverables under the task order
  • Management of client interface at the COTR level
  • Assist the Program Manager as required in managing contract performance
  • Report on project progress and respond to inquiries about projects from client management and Congress. Interface regularly with stakeholders to Project Managers, and other U.S. Government agencies and components.
  • Manage the budget, schedule and requirements of multiple concurrent projects. Liaise between project managers, USACE, other governmental entities, upper management and international Border partners to ensure that projects align with the goals of each stakeholder.
  • Develop scopes of work and project requirement packages for new projects in the portfolio. This involves working with stakeholders to determine the requirements of the project and liaise with the technical experts who can develop project strategy/solutions (engineering, environmental, real estate, and cost estimates) for these requirements.
  • Assist government stakeholders to create and manage the budgets and schedules and prioritization of current and future year construction project plans for the program.
  • Resolve urgent, time sensitive or unforeseen issues that arise in construction projects related to funding, project coordination and construction issues.
  • Provide risk management baseline and manage contingency execution.
  • Monitor program funds and execute financial transactions in the government financial system
  • Report on program progress, issues and resolutions
  • Respond to Congressional and Agency inquiries on major projects and issues
  • Coordinate with government stakeholders to ensure seamless transition from new project completion/capital asset formation to M&R coverage
  • Chair meetings, IPTs and other working groups as required
  • Work with stakeholders to develop requirements packages for new construction projects
  • Produce risk management quantitative assessments and status reports
  • Develop and deliver weekly Status Reports and other ad hoc reports

Skills & Requirements

  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in performing project management activities.
  • Bachelor’ degree
  • Possess a proven experience developing and maintaining working relationships with high level officials and technical experts.
  • Ability to conduct analytic assessments of work plans and progress reports and identify strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all team members.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft office suite of programs, especially MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Experience working in a fast-based, analytical environment.
  • Frequent travel may be required, sometimes on short notice

Preferred Specialized Skills/Certifications include:

  • Current CBP Suitability Determination highly desired
  • DHS Project Manager Level I & II Certification/Other Project Management Certification
  • Familiarity with, Project Management, Scheduling and Risk Management/Mitigation
  • Experienced in solving difficult issues related to project funding and scheduling
  • Microsoft Office including MS Project