Jr. Project Manager

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Posting title
Jr. Project Manager

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
Some travel may be required

Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers.  Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world.  We are currently seeking a Jr. Project Manager to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:
 - Competitive salary 
 - Tremendous growth opportunity
 - Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
 - Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at www.columbususa.com

Job Description:
•Monitor, track and expedite the progress of 80 plus ongoing projects totaling over 1 billion dollars; provide management monthly reports tracking scope, budget, milestones, schedule and status.
•Proactively identify process problems/concerns and define solutions and recommendations.
•Work with Project Officers to ensure that all Projects are compliant to all Joint Commission Standards; provide documentation regarding transgressions and maintaining all Joint Commission Binders up to date.
•Coordinate Utility Shutdowns for Clinical Design and Construction Branch (CDCB).
•Prepare Health and Human Services Department with Quarterly Status reports detailing all FPAA related projects.
•Work with Management and Project Officers in preparing Statements of Work, Independent Cost Estimates, Technical Assessments and Microsoft Project Schedules.
•Prepare Quarterly and Annual Reports to the HHS on facility projects; work with staff to prepare annual project plans for CDCB.
•Prepare major projects presentations for HHS Capital Investment Review Board (CIRB).
•Handle external information requests as necessary.
•Maintain detailed and accurate records of programs, in electronic (database) and hard copy formats; communicate expectations with all co-and sub-contracting entities; perform job site visits; attend regularly scheduled meetings and conference calls.  
•Update, organize and verify data in multiple databases; perform file searches; review documents/reports for completeness and enter information into automated tracking system such as SharePoint.  
•Serve as SharePoint Administrator for Clinical Design and Construction Branch.
•Plan meetings and videoconferences; document such meetings including meeting minutes and recording of action items; follow up to ensure completion.

Required Skills:
•Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline; four (4) years of specialized experience plus a high school diploma is equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.
•Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
•Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
•Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
•Excellent organizational and time management skills.
•Expertise in PowerPoint presentations for Director-level meetings.

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