Project Manager (PM)

Employer
Guardian Centers
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 14, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Government Agencies
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

We are seeking a Project Manager (PM) to join our team! The Project Manager is the senior on-site contract supervisor who provides direction to the contract personnel and serves as the principal management interface between Program Director and contract staff. This is a managerial/supervisory position. The person in this role will be required to travel overseas to hostile and austere environments

Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement large projects
  • Perform prescribed instructor duties
  • Direct and lead the work of the contract personnel to include hiring and firing of employees
  • Approve contractor timesheets, leave requests, expense reports, and travel plans
  • Reduce highly complex instructional materials to a simpified instructional presentation that can be understood by host country persons with limited English language capability
  • Ensure deadlines and cost targets are met
  • Transcribe technical information into wording and formats for comprehension by all students
  • Serve as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the WMD field
  • Previous experience as an instructor in the field or as a certified State, Federal or Military first res-ponder
  • International training experience with civilian students in the field of WMD CBRN countermeasures
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of training precepts and techniques that support instructional systems design process
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Valid US government issued SECRET or TOP SECRET security clearance
  • Naval School a plus

Company Description
Born of necessity and shaped by need, Guardian Centers operates the most advanced disaster training centers in the world. Replicating hazards in a size and scale never before seen, our facilities provide realistic and integrated capabilities to help improve inter-agency disaster response. Guardian Centers is dedicated to helping all responders - government, public and private - achieve their vital mission.

Guardian Centers provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Arlington, VA

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