Red Gate Group Senior Project Manager (M-EWD) in Arlington, Virginia
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The Red Gate Group is seeking a Senior Project Manager (M-EWD) to support the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (OSD) Manufacturing Technology (ManTech). In this dynamic role, you will play a pivotal role in advancing the objectives of the Manufacturing Education and Workforce Development (M-EWD) Strategic Plan. As the Senior Project Manager, you will collaborate closely with the OSD ManTech M-EWD Program Director, offering expert project management advice and support. Your responsibilities include influencing policy dynamics in alignment with DoD M-EWD objectives, coordinating with interagency partners, and spearheading national M-EWD initiatives.
Your impact will extend to the development and execution of the annual M-EWD Project and Activities Plan, addressing strategic imperatives and engaging key stakeholders. Drive diverse M-EWD projects to enhance manufacturing workforce availability for the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) and Other Transaction Authority (OTA) Industrial Base (OIB). Collaborate seamlessly with industry, academia, interagency partners, and Manufacturing Innovation Institutes (MIIs) to ensure the timely delivery of impactful work.
In this role, you will contribute to a balanced approach in workforce development across K-12 STEM education, Career Technical Education (CTE), Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA), and industry training resources. Actively participate in state and regional manufacturing workforce development initiatives, expanding our influence in defense manufacturing on a broader scale.
If you are a seasoned project manager with a passion for advancing manufacturing workforce development, we invite you to join us in shaping the future of defense innovation. Make a meaningful impact by contributing to program management planning, budgeting, and financial execution within the dynamic landscape of Manufacturing Education and Workforce Development (M-EWD).
Required Experience & Skills
Active Secret Clearance
Master's Degree in a business or program management-related field from an accredited college or university with seven (7) years of relevant professional experience.
Demonstrated leadership, communication, and organizational management skills.
Expertise in contract management, budgeting and forecasting for DoD funds
Expert knowledge of acquisition standards and the PPBE System at the program execution level
Ability to build collegial relationships with senior leaders and peers.
Desired Experience & Skills
PMI certified PMP certification
DoD PPBE experience is preferred.
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