Project Manager IV in Dulles, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Dulles, VA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt seeks seasoned Program Managers for an opportunity with our aerospace focused Client located in Dulles, VA.  The Program manager will be responsible for supporting multi-disciplinary project teams to ensure successful completion of highly complex, multi-year advanced technology flight hardware & software projects to their committed delivery dates w/in budgeted cost. Provide a primary interface between Program Business Operations & Program Mgmt, including the Customer Program Office. Employ EIA-748 compliant EVMS (Earned Value Mgmt Systems) practices to direct the establishment & maintenance of cost & schedule baselines & forecasts that meet the program & company requirements & are integrated w/ the program SOW, & other program planning documents. 


  • Direct the development, implementation & execution of the program business rhythm through training, coordination & facilitation of CAMs, Finance & Program Planning personnel.
  • Direct the execution of an EIA-748 compliant earned value mgmt system to include organizing the work, developing cost & schedule baselines, updating forecasts, performing monthly analysis, & managing scope change control.
  • Support integrated program reporting & variance analysis for explaining & interpreting impact of results against program baseline plans/forecast & facilitate the tracking & implementation of corrective/preventative actions.
  • Present program EVMS status to project mgmt as well as internal mgmt financial performance reviews.
  • Lead the IPTs & CAMs in preparing for & participating in Integrated Baseline Reviews & follow-up surveillance & audits. 
  • Support proposal efforts. 


Applicants selected must have ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Min 10 years of relevant exp in the following areas:
    • Deployment & execution of EIA-748 compliant program mgmt techniques including EVMS, baseline planning & scheduling, forecasting & estimating, & cost/schedule integration techniques, including subcontractor integration. 
    • Managing/performing the development & maintenance of detailed project schedules, analysis of schedule critical & driving paths, program mgmt reports, identification of inconsistencies, risk mgmt, evaluation of program impacts, & implementation of corrective action plans. 
  • Supervisory: Candidate must have a minimum of four years of supervisory exp. 
  • Travel: Ability to support specific off-site meetings or reviews on an infrequent basis. 


  • Industry standard accounting, project scheduling & cost mgmt software tools such as Cobra, Open Plan, MS Project, Acumen, Costpoint, &/or Cognos. 
  • Leading Integrated Baseline Review training, preparation & conduct. 
  • Supporting program surveillance reviews & oversight. 
  • Controlling major subcontractors w/ compliant earned value systems requirements & Integrated Program Mgmt Report deliverables.
  • Leadership of proposal & change activity w/ subsequent integration into the PMB. 
  • Development & maintenance of process documentation. 


  • Working knowledge of EIA-748, the PARCA EVMS Interpretation Guide & the Integrated Program Mgmt Report Data Item, & familiarity w/ the DCMA data-driven surveillance initiative. 
  • Candidate must possess excellent oral, written, & interpersonal skills w/ history of interfacing effectively w/ all levels of mgmt as well as both internal & external customers. 
  • Candidate must have excellent time mgmt& organizational skills, w/ the initiative, flexibility, & resourcefulness to support fast-changing program requirements. 


  • BA/BS in Business, Engineering or equivalent exp is required. 
  • Program Mgmt &/or Earned Value Mgmt Certification preferred.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.