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Senior Project Manager (Biological Test Branch)
Dugway Proving Ground, UT
Position Pending Contract Award
Manages the overall technical activities of a large contractor branch/division of scientists, engineers, and technicians assigned to perform support services related to biological defense test and evaluation within laboratories, test facilities, and chambers at Dugway Proving Ground WDTC. Responsible for planning, scheduling, and application of personnel and equipment resources to meet customer test activities. Assess test plans in terms of resource and workload allocations, resolve conflicts, updating milestone schedules, and ensuring adequate and timely test support is available. Assess projected workloads, compare to available resources in terms of numbers and available skills, and confer with TRAX WDTC personnel on issues and need to supplement resources. Assesses the capabilities of the workforce and recommends specific training to contiguously improve performance and keep pace with evolving technologies. Ensures adherence and compliance with Army, DPG, WDTC regulations and procedures. Reports directly to the TRAX WDTC Program Manager.
Required Skills and Qualifications
Doctorate from an accredited college or university in chemical/biological or physical sciences, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent management and interpersonal communication skills, the ability to innovate and adapt to changing program requirements; demonstrates problem-solving skills.
Experience in leading multidisciplinary teams of scientists and/or engineers in test programs.
Experimental/laboratory experience in areas related to chem/bio defense and in the management of science/engineering professionals and technical staff.
Experienced in the development and management of cost estimates and budgets; development and management of WBSs and earned value management measurements; competent in basic computer software (MS® Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.