PMO Project Manager

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PMO Project Manager

Kennedy Space Center

Job Posting
Mar. 9, 2018

 

The PMO Project Manager as a member of the Launch Control Systems IPT Program Management Office (PMO), helps enable oversight of the full product (system) development life cycle and software development life cycle for the implementation of the primary Command and Control System capabilities for NASA’s Deep Space Exploration program.  Additional responsibilities include:

Implementing established policies, system monitors and controls to ensure the successful management and reporting of all corporate initiatives in the program

 Supervising and leading the program and project staff to oversee the impacts and interdependencies between programs and working to ensure initiatives meet the goals and objectives of the executive leadership team

Providing both verbal and written communications regarding project status, risks and issues.  Assist in the development and updating of key project management enablers (e.g., project portfolio, communication plan, issue, risk and decision logs, change request log)

· Identify, analyzes, and monitors project risks; determines prioritization of Program risks; assists Program Manager and works to maximize the probability and impact of positive events and minimizes the probability and impact of adverse events 

· Maintain a comprehensive Issue, Risk, and Decision documentation, as they relate to project timelines and co-dependencies. Maintain documentation of changes to scope, timelines, milestones, and deliverables, and identify non-technical dependency implications.

· Assist with reviewing all necessary work plans and related project management documentation are completed in sufficient detail to provide for adequate management and control, as well as consistent with overall master schedule and dependencies

Assist in the development and updating of key project management enablers (e.g., project portfolio, communication plan, issue, risk and decision logs, change request log)

· Develop communications documents detailing development / delivery progress for Senior Leadership, Boards, workforce and other stakeholders, including regular reporting

Qualifications

Requires a BS degree in computer or system engineering/science or a related discipline from an accredited college or university.

· PMP Certification Required

PgMP Certification a Plus

LEAN / Sig Sigma Certification a Plus

Demonstrated ability to lead in a highly-complex product environment with extensive matrix-managed resource component required

Demonstrate understanding of complex project management and leverage knowledge of company to identify risk and evaluate impacts on the business

· Experience in program management, or coordinating long-term, cross-functional projects.

· Demonstrated communication skills and reporting skills – experience across multiple tools and platforms with preference for experience in complex metrics data visualization

· Demonstrated thought leadership skills and creativity, as well as strong analytical skills.

· Strong work-ethic and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to communicate results and analytics to multiple audiences.

· Prior experience collaborating with Engineering, Quality Assurance, Business Office, and External Dependent Programs

 

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