NANA Regional Corporation Project Manager in Herndon, Virginia

Project Manager

Description

Talu, LLC, offers comprehensive office space outfitting and relocation capabilities including design and transition planning, move coordination, furniture and fixture acquisition, and technology services. Talu is a participant in the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program and is wholly owned by an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC). Due to Talu’s status as a SBA certified 8(a) Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), Federal customers can sole-source contracts of any dollar value to Talu – streamlining the acquisition process to facilitate complex, time-sensitive moves and renovations.

As one of several small companies operating in different federal markets, Talu receives support from its parent company, Akima, LLC, for common administrative services. This structure allows Talu to operate as a small business especially in terms of autonomy, customer interaction, and decision making, while receiving support from an organization with more than 40 years of experience. Talu can leverage Akima’s people, tools, financial stability, and processes to ensure every project exceeds expectations.

Summary

TALU is hiring a Senior Project Manager who will manage FF&E IOT Projects and the “after sale” of furniture projects in a rapidly growing business.

In this role, you will oversee contracts from beginning to end and is the responsible POC to both external and internal stakeholders. As the main point of contact for all technical and administrative issues related to the IDIQ task orders must also track schedules and budgets for accuracy. Acts as an advisor to the customer’s project team and directs the overall strategic direction of the projects and maintains alignment with the customer’s goals and objectives AND the corporations goals and objectives.

The Project Manager provides technical advice, organizes, plans, directs and manages all the Talu staff assigned to task orders. Provides conformity to contractual obligations, establishes and maintains technical and financial reports, provides status and updates on projects; attends planning and team meetings and responds to inquiries as needed. Develops information channels to communicate with client team, managers and employees and implements data collection and analysis methods through interviews and other methods.

Must be extremely detail orientated, able to lead and take direction, learn quickly and work independently and as part of a team. This position reports to the Senior Director of Operations and will require time in the corporate office as well as travel to local customer sites.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing FF&E IOT Projects and the “after sale” of furniture projects. Position will work out of the TALU office traveling to client sites in and around Washington DC region. In this role, PM will oversee contracts from beginning to end and is the responsible POC to both external and internal stakeholders. PM is responsible to effectively communicate all contractual obligations and issues to Project Management Office (PMO).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide professional customer interface; attend client meetings to insure client expectations are met

  • Coordinate and/or attend internal and external kick off meetings

  • Work with PMO to understand and relay contractual project details to insure projects are properly setup and tracked within the financial accounting system (Cost Point)

  • Manage day-to-day administrative performance of assigned projects in accordance with contract requirements

  • Track all expenditures against budget and verify quotes, purchase orders, and invoices for accuracy and alert PMO to any variances to original bid/budget or estimate

  • Request and approve purchase orders for subcontractors

  • Manage purchase order distribution and account for all monthly invoice requirements

  • Develop, monitor and update the work plan, schedule, and logistics required to perform within the project parameters and scope

  • Adhere to all contract specific deliverables as required

  • Provide PMO with weekly status report, attend internal meetings as needed

  • Communicate schedule with customers/end users as well as internal stakeholders

  • Assist in sourcing products for quotation as needed

  • Obtains customer approvals and all customer sign-off

  • Forecast timing of customer sign-offs

  • Proactively identify potential risk or issues and escalate to PMO in a timely manner

  • Must meet all deadlines or communicate concerns with stakeholders

  • Travel to customer sites as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Minimum of five plus (5 ) years of project or program management experience in Federal Government contracting required

  • Ability to interpret CAD drawings

  • Experience managing multiple projects at one time

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Ability to collaborate with team members when needed and accomplish tasks independently

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, SharePoint preferred)

  • Strong time management, decision making, multi-tasking and organization skills

  • Excellent customer service acumen and interpersonal relationship skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, influencing skills, and presentation skills

  • Strong business acumen, professionalism and integrity

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Minimal travel required outside of the DC-Maryland-Virginia areas.

Akima and its family of companies reserve the right to edit, revise or change this job description. Nothing in the contents of thisjob description implies an employment contract with the incumbent

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree preferredMinimum of five plus (5 ) years of project or program management experience in Federal Government contracting requiredAbility to interpret CAD drawingsExperience managing multiple projects at one timeExcellent writing and editing skillsAbility to collaborate with team members when needed and accomplish tasks independentlyProficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Project, SharePoint preferred)Strong time management, decision making, multi-tasking and organization skillsExcellent customer service acumen and interpersonal relationship skillsExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, influencing skills, and presentation skillsStrong business acumen, professionalism and integrityWORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSMinimal travel required outside of the DC-Maryland-Virginia areas.Akima and its family of companies reserve the right to edit, revise or change this job description. Nothing in the contents of thisjob description implies an employment contract with the incumbent

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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Job: Program & Project Management

Primary Location: US-VA-Herndon

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: TAL00222