• Professional Project Manager - Senior Associate

    Job Locations US-Washington DC
    ID
    2019-3373
    Category
    Client Services
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems?  We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management.  You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history.  Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.

     

    We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

    Responsibilities

    This position functions as a Project Manager (PM) for projects to coordinate service providers and logistics coordination for new offices. This position is to manage and lead projects for multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. The general responsibilities of the Professional Project Manager – Senior Level are as follows, to include but not limited to:

    • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
    • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
    • Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
    • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.
    • Leads project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
    • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
    • Implement project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
    • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
    • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
    • Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of projects & project management within the context of business results (business case, larger economic implications, business risk, etc.).
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.
    • Manages project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team).
    • Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

    Qualifications

    The Professional Project Manager – Senior Level shall have the following qualifications:

     

    • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.
    • Minimum eight years of related experience and/or training.
    • PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
    • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents.
    • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues.
    • Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics.
    • Ability to conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
    • Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations.
    • Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact.
    • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.
    • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
    • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, organizational policies and business practices to achieve general results.

    Clearance: Top Secret contractually required 

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimer

    About Guidehouse 

    With a unique blend of large firm resources and an entrepreneurial collaborative culture, Guidehouse is where your purpose, passion, and expertise transforms organizations.

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.  Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations.

    If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at www.guidehouse.com

    Additional Requirements

    • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
    • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    Disclaimers

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

     

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

     

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

     

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

     

    Rewards and Benefits

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

     

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Student Loan Paydown
    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
    • Skills Development & Certifications
    • Employee Referral Program
    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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