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Project Manager/Consultant

Company: Distributed Solutions, Inc.
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Distributed Solutions, Inc. (DSI) is seeking -ProjectManagers/Consultants responsible for working closely with oneof the following teams:

  • DSI product teams and the respective customers to support theimplementation and operation of DSI's AEON Acquisition Platform. TheAEON platform is a COTS solution configured to support program andcontracting office business processes throughout the FederalGovernment and across the entire Acquisition Lifecycle.
  • DSI consulting services teams to provide a full range ofmanagement and consulting services that can help customers meettheir mission goals. Business services range from consulting,facilitation, analysis, strategy formulation, advisory andassistance, and research to acquisition and program support.This position is responsible for proactively and collaborativelyworking with DSI team members and customer stakeholders in a tacticalcapacity, evaluating internal and external client requirements andimplementing effective solutions in a timely manner. Under generaldirection, this position is responsible for project management andleadership of major, complex, and strategic cross-divisional andenterprise-wide projects from inception to completion; oversight,coordination, and ability to implement projects according to dynamicand critical timelines; oversight of project teams, resources, andbudget; and interacting with all levels of management including seniormanagement. The candidate is responsible for following consistent andrepeatable procedures and processes and maintains an effective balancebetween customer satisfaction and project results.The primary location of performance for these positions is WashingtonDC metro area, primarily Washington, DC, Alexandria, VA, Frederick,MD, -and Reston, VA.Job Responsibilities:
    • Contribute to DSI's product release planning process includingscope, cost and schedule estimation.
    • Facilitate and document DSI's product stand up meetings and otherproduct project meetings.
    • Provide customer advocacy and reporting for in-progress product releases.
    • Collaborate with peers and assist in the analysis and definitionof product feature sets and business process logic.
    • Acts as the primary on-site leader for execution teams on assigned projects.
    • Develop project schedules and executes according to plan forassigned projects.
    • Evaluate the contractual scope of work and the impact of clientissued bulletins, field directives and / or scheduling changes.
    • Actively pursues additional work through change orders. -
    • Perform associated cost estimates, prepares proposals andnegotiates final settlement price and customer acceptance.
    • Manage costs, billings and collections.
    • Effectively communicates project progress, issues and financialstatus to management as required.
    • Manage risks and establishes project recovery plans when required.
    • Resolve disputes with minimal need for escalation.
    • Ensure project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements.
    • Develop and maintain viable long-term relationships withcustomers, consultants, prime contractors and subcontractors.
    • Attend job progress meetings as required.
    • Ensure subcontractors understand expectations of the project.
    • All other duties as assigned.Experience and SkillsRequired Experience:
      • Detailed working knowledge of the federal acquisition/procurementlifecycle processes.
      • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or an Associate'sDegree with equivalent work related experience and minimum of 10years of direct project management or consulting experience.
      • Experience in dealing with a large and diverse number ofsimultaneous challenges, requiring knowledge of many different disciplines.
      • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment for a matrixed organization.
      • Proficient in Project Management software and strong knowledge ofproductivity tools such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,PowerPoint, Outlook), Visio and basic Windows environment
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with provenability to listen and relate with the customer and ability to engagewith business and technical users
      • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external customers
      • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities
      • Proven ability to communicate technical details to a non-technical audience
      • Excellent organizational and time management skills
      • Strong team player that is willing to help other team members atall timesApplicants must be able to successfully achieve the appropriateSecurity and/or Background Check status for support under any contract.Desired Experience:
        • Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition lifecycle or commercial contracting
        • Knowledge of Federal financial systems or commercial accounting
        • Experience with Federal government contracting and/or programoffice organizations
        • Experience with logic structures
        • Lead, consultant or supervisory experience
        • Experience supervising project teams/personnel
        • PMI PMP Certification
        • Agile/SAFE AgileDSI is a leading provider of knowledge driven software solutions andsubject matter consulting services addressing the needs of acquisitionprofessionals. We offer a fun, casual, collaborative workingenvironment for individuals interested in conquering technologybarriers, learning by doing, and taking pride in developing superiorsoftware manufactured in the USA.Distributed Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutregard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexualorientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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