The Project Manager – Contract manages, plans and coordinates the full life-cycle of projects for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Energy Service Center (BIA-IESC). This position ensures that all project goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed timeframe, budgetary parameters and to the customer’s satisfaction. The Project Manager provides project team leadership necessary to meet defined project deliverables and maintains positive working relationships with the customer and key stakeholders.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.
Maintains a solid customer relationship, and assures customer satisfaction with the successful execution of the project.
Interfaces with internal project teams, management, customers and suppliers. Maintains timely communications, and develops collaborative rapports with solutions-oriented approaches.
Seeks opportunities to expand business.
Manages project scope, deliverables, cost, profitability, schedule, quality and resources. Meets both on time delivery and budgetary objectives.
Develops project plans and budgets to guide the execution and control of the project.
Sets, manages and communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
Ensures staffing levels / skills are appropriate for the project scope and deliverables. Actively participates in the hiring of new and replacement project staff. Provides performance assessments and feedback to employees.
Tracks project milestones and deliverables.
Collects and disseminates performance information, such as project review data, status reports, progress measurement and forecasting.
Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.
Proactively manages changes in project scope. Identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.
Assigns and monitors activities for subcontractors. Performs time collection, invoice approvals and status reporting.
Oversees the conduct and delivery of the Primary Project Objectives as defined in the contract Statement of Work. Identifies relative quality standards, and ensures the highest quality of services are met.
Performs overall project management and reporting functions related to multiple activities being performed across multiple task areas.
Implements industry best practices, project management tools and methodologies.
Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.
Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.
Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.
JOB SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Strong working knowledge and proficiency in MS Project
Ability to provide complete Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting to the client / company
Skilled in facilitating teamwork and coordinating efforts for the successful achievement of goals
Excellent leadership skills with ability to resolve conflicts, grievances, confrontations or disagreements in a constructive manner
Exceptional organization skills with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with solid presentation skills and ability to write federal contract proposals
Exceptional customer service and relationship-building skills
Ability to plan and oversee projects through the use of project management software tools and methodologies
Ability to schedule, plan and lead meetings
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and a minimum of three (3) years relevant project management experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.
CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / REGISTRATION
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. is a Federally Chartered Tribal Business Corporation created for the purpose of promoting the economic development of the Chickasaw Nation.
The Mission of CNI is to enhance the overall quality of life of the Chickasaw people by assisting the Chickasaw Nation in achieving economic self-sufficiency by embracing growth.
CNI has a deep, personal responsibility to ou...r employees. We strive to create and maintain an environment that allows for individual differences, encourages initiative, and provides opportunities for personal growth, advancement, and quality of life.
Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. has many career opportunities throughout the United States for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the customer comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers' trust every day by providing the highest quality of services in a professional way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our mission statement:
"Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. is a Federally Chartered Tribal Business Corporation created for the purpose of promoting the economic development of the Chickasaw Nation."
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Native American Preference
Drug Free Workplace