PAE, Inc Border Security Project Manager in Falls Church, Virginia

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Border Security Project Manager

*This position is contingent upon contact award.*

PAE is seeking a Border Security Project Manager (PM) to manage the implementation and oversight of a border security project overseas. The PM should be available for long term assignment (>six months) in the region and be the in-country lead responsible for all facets of operation of a program designed to enhance the detection, deterrence and interdiction capability of Border protection agencies. The individual will be able to act independently in country, manage and schedule complex tasks, balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines while supervising staff to work with and train host country Border protection services.

The PM responsibilities include, but are not limited to: implementation of Project EVMS tools, development of project monitoring tools (cost, schedule, and performance), coordinating with the leadership, updating staff and keeping all interested parties in the project informed of progress and any issues which may arise, and manage the 30-60-90 day outlook for the project. The PM will devote the majority of his/her time in monitoring all aspects of the project controls to include auditing and reviewing monthly progress reporting (CPR/IMS/MSR), developing a weekly detailed status report including cost, schedule, safety, quality of work accomplished and planned, staffing, and progress status. The PM will work with the customer and implementing agents interface on status and performance, and will anticipate and fulfill customer needs to ensure their satisfaction and continued business. The PM will also be responsible for ensuring all tasks are completed within the cost/schedule/performance parameters to include surveillance, communication, training and sustainment and identifying measurable metrics for each requirement, and monitoring metric performance to ensure complete transition of these capabilities to the host nation.

Required Skills:

  • 5-10 years overall business experience. Minimum of 3 years of successful experience specifically managing government projects

  • Experience managing multiple subcontractors

  • Minimum 2 years experience with Integrated Master Schedules, Earned Value Management, Work Breakdown Structures, and development of other contract deliverables

  • In-depth familiarity with surveillance/security operations and security policy/procedure (Border Security or industry equivalent experience)

  • Self-motivator who takes ownership and drives resolution of problems in a safe and practical manner

  • Visionary and ability to think broadly and conceptually

  • Excellent organizational and reporting skills

  • Strong English communications (speaking, reading, and writing) skills

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines

  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural / multi-language environment

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office suite of programs, in particular Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and Access if the project requires a large database.

Required Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Engineering or a related field. May substitute experience for education.

Desired Skills:

  • Certified Program Management Institute (PMI) Program Management Professional (PMP)

  • Overseas experience preferred through extensive travel or assignment as an expatriate

  • Experience working with the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) customer

  • Experience in developing and implementing a sustainment plan and transition all capabilities to host nation

  • Experience in implementing surveillance solutions both material and non-material

  • EVMS certification

  • Secret Security Clearance

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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