We are seeking a Project Manager at Anniston, AL. This position is contingent upon successful award of a contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Management and coordination of all training and represent the DHS FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in professional forums related to training and the disciplines to receive training through the CDP. Overall management and coordination for the work required under this contract and shall act as the central point of contact with the Government. Being available to the COTR via telephone at all times, 24/7.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: WMD Experience, preferred with FEMA/CDP Experience with Project Management Process and Procedures, including development of schedules, Risk and Opportunity Management and EVM All candidates must be able to pass a thorough background investigation which will include criminal history checks, records education, employment history, and military history and includes a complete fingerprint requirement Familiar with MS Office Suites, CostPoint, and Deltek applications Independent, self-starter who is comfortable managing within a distributed office environment Available for planned travel, as required (approx. 20%) United States Citizenship required BA/BS in Business Administration, Public Administration, Homeland Security, or a related degree from an accredited college university. Minimum of 14-19 years professional experience in a related field (e.g., fire service, HazMat, law enforcement, emergency medical, emergency management, etc.), including minimum of 8-12 years government program/project manager experience. SKILL REQUIREMENTS: Customer Focus: Able to recognize a customer's short and long-term needs, see issues from a customer's position and recommend appropriate products/services; able to promote a customer focus in fellow employees and develop a bias toward proactive solutions to customer issues; able to communicate courteously and proactively with customers. Relationship Management: Able to build rapport and trust; able to maintain networks of contacts and professional relationships with customers, suppliers, peers and superiors in the leadership structure; able to use industry contacts to identify opportunities; able to act with integrity and professionalism. Team Leadership: Able to provide the team with needed resources; able to provide meaningful direction and motivation toward a common team goal; able to model desired behavior, inspire high team performance and facilitate high team moral; able to establish a vision that addresses global perspectives to help drive team goals. Initiative and Commitment: Able to abide by organizational norms and consider and support organizational goals in decision-making, even if controversial; able to seize short- or long-term opportunities that may not be obvious to others; able to plan ahead to create opportunities or minimize problems. Innovation: Able to generate and explore different, creative, imaginative or unique approaches; able to challenge conventional practices, adapt old methods for new uses or seek continuous improvement in procedures; able to establish company and/or industry trends. Flexibility: Able to adapt behavior, opinions, tactics and strategies to different situations, individuals or changing priorities. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification Lean Six Sigma Green belt Certification Master Exercise Practitioner (MEP) EOE M/F/D/V
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