Project Manager - CIPHER

San Diego, CA 92101

Job Description

This position is for a Project Manager who will provide support to ongoing DoD programs in C2MA. This individual will manage project(s) scope, schedule, and budget for multi-million dollar sponsored projects. This position will also coordinate and perform administrative and procurement activities required by assigned research faculty members and government personnel. Tasks include: managing project resources, tracking project expenditures, organizing and preparing correspondence; developing reports and other documentation; scheduling meetings and events; procuring and tracking hardware and software; and completing database entry using government systems. The successful candidate will have proven hands-on experience as project coordinator, assistant project manager or project manager providing support for technically focused clients. Must have excellent attention to detail and be a self-starter.

Job Duties

Track, manage and validate project financial expenditures for government sponsored programs

Support Portfolio Manager as needed in daily project execution (scope, schedule, and budget)

Support the creation, submission and management of prime and sub-contract documents

Schedule and make arrangement for meetings and other events Compose, prepare and route routine correspondence; e.g., meeting minutes

Develop and submit recurring and ad hoc internal and external reports; e.g., status reports

Enter purchase orders through an accounting system

Maintain accountability for procured items using individual (e.g., Excel) and government tracking systems Complete and track internal and government procurement documents

Liaise with the financial points of contact to track procurement budgets and other expenditures Perform other related duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Communications, Information Systems or related field.

Research Engineer/Scientist/Technologist/Associate II

  • A Masters degree in Business Management, Communications, Information Systems or related field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Business Management, Communications, Information Systems or related field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Business Management, Communications, Information Systems or related field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years experience as as project coordinator, assistant project manager or project manager working in an environment supporting technical and engineering focused clients
  • 5 years experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4 years experience as an office administrator or procurement specialist working in an environment supporting technical and engineering focused clients
  • 4 years experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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