Parsons Corporation Program Manager in San Jose, California
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Ready to put your project management expertise to work on complex, urban projects? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done?
Parsons is now hiring an experienced Program Manager with a desire to create innovative, practical solutions to various projects that enhance the fabric of our community. In this role you will be responsible for scope development, scope management, and commercial performance to meet projects’ goals and objectives. Parsons Program Managers plan and define program goals and devise methods to accomplish them; develop in depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms and corporate policies. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience coordinating projects through all phases from project inception, programming, design, and closeout, will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments, and have exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills
Acts as the Company representative with the client and subcontractors during the program execution.
Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
Markets and secures additional work with client.
Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project. May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.
Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.
Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.
Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.
Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.
Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.
Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.
Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. ‘
Advises the client and company management of any such changes.
The Program Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.
Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.
Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items. ‘
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical/business field
20+ years of related [lab] asset management experience is required, with 5+ years of experience on related projects.
Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.
Professional registration may also be required.
Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.
Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards
Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.
Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications
Experience managing projects at research laboratories
Knowledge of Department of Energy Order 413.3B, Program and Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
This position is part of our Federal Solutions team.
Our Federal Solutions segment delivers resources to our US government customers that ensure the success of missions around the globe. Our diverse, intelligent employees drive the state of the art as they provide services and solutions in the areas of defense, security, intelligence, infrastructure, and environmental. We promote a culture of excellence and close-knit teams that take pride in delivering, protecting, and sustaining our nation's most critical assets, from Earth to cyberspace. Throughout the company, our people are anticipating what’s next to deliver the solutions our customers need now.
$110,600.00 - $199,100.00
We value our employees and want our employees to take care of their overall wellbeing, which is why we offer best-in-class benefits such as medical, dental, vision, paid time off, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401(k), life insurance, flexible work schedules, and holidays to fit your busy lifestyle!
The position may require a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief as required by customer requirements and some cases federal, state, provincial or local mandates.
Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility in the workplace. Diversity is ingrained in who we are, how we do business, and is one of our company’s core values. Parsons equally employs representation at all job levels for minority, female, disabled, protected veteran and LGBTQ+.
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Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.
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