Guidehouse Project Oversight Manager , Managing Consultant in Columbia, South Carolina
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In this non IT/Telcom related role, the workstream Project Oversight Manager will function at the level of a Managing Consultant at Guidehouse. Project Oversight Manager own client engagements from cultivation to completion. In this role, you will be accountable for the activities of the project team and support the day-to-day management of the client relationship. You are expected to effectively develop and manage work plans, staffing, deadlines and budgets for multiple complex projects simultaneously. Work products are expected to be high-quality and client-ready. In this visible role, you will lead team meetings, and guide, manage, and coach consultants and senior consultants, providing constructive feedback on project participation and overall career development. Project Oversight Manager work closely with Directors and Partners to keep them abreast of project progress and important developments. Project Oversight Manager support sales initiatives and practice development
Oversee projects from beginning to end (initiation to closeout)
Manage scope, schedule, and budget
Determine the necessary equipment, materials, and resources needed
Oversee and manage subcontractors, engineers, architects and key team members of the project team
Ensure supplies and equipment are ordered and delivered according to schedule
Keep all stakeholders aware of the progress on projects and prepare progress reports regularly, identifying risks, issues and changes
Manage the change control process
Identify risks and issues and drive them to resolution
Ensure compliance with standards and quality control procedures
Negotiate with external vendors on contract agreements
Obtain the appropriate permits and licenses
Work with other departments to estimate work and develop resource and financial estimates
Ensure all deadlines are met
Handle any environmental or local community issues that may come up during a project
Conduct site checks to monitor progress and quality standards
We encourage career development and hiring for the long term. As a work stream Project Oversight Manager, you will follow a clearly defined career path and continue to develop your project management and client relationship skills. As you are ready drive strategic solutions across multiple complex workstreams and become more involved in business development, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Associate Director level.
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years power Transmission & Distribution (T&D) related Project Management experience to include managing a team (excluding IT & telecommunications)
4+ years management consulting with work experience centered on contractor over sight, planning, scheduling, estimating and safety management (excluding IT and telecommunications)
Experience managing utilities/nuclear construction projects with excellent knowledge of relevant rules, regulations and processes (permitting processes, etc.) for construction projects
Experience in a leadership role with strong and proven leadership skills
Experience managing EPCs
Knowledge of MS Office Suite
Familiarity with Primavera P6 or equivalent MS Project experience
Conflict resolution and conflict management experience
Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities, including negotiation skills
Ability to travel as needed
Preferred QualificationsIn addition to the above qualifications:
Master’s degree or MBA
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
2+ more additional years of Utilities/Nuclear project management oversight experience to include managing a team (excluding IT and telecommunications)
- The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
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Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program