Public Sector Capital Projects Manager

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: Washington, District of Columbia
  • Posted: November 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: 93318BR
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Job Description
In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 6

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or related field

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, or related field

Certification(s) Preferred: Professional Engineer; Project Management Professional; Scheduling and/or Cost Professional; Primavera P6 or other project technology certifications

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of and a proven record of success across the full capital project lifecycle, from analysis of front end governance/controls, through mid-project cost and schedule assessments, to back end dispute resolution services. Specifically, having led successfully many of the following areas:

-Project governance, e.g. organizational and process aspects
-Risk management and analysis, e.g. risk register, risk modeling, root cause analysis, issue management, prudency reviews
-Construction project management and controls, e.g. schedule and cost control, change management
-Complex schedule analytics, e.g. critical path method (CPM), schedule compression/time-cost trade-off, change impacts
-Contract development and management, e.g. common commercial terms, procurement processes, scope control, claims
-Performance metrics and project reporting
-Project technology, e.g. project and portfolio management, applications to quantify cause and effect of delays
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of capital intensive industries (e.g., nuclear facilities, power plants, oil refineries, transmission and distribution, and other infrastructure), including industry-leading practices for improving capital project performance and identifying and implementing process improvements that can help clients achieve business requirements.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates a proven record of and extensive abilities with leading diverse, cross-functional teams in establishing, monitoring, and controlling large scale capital projects, for individual projects as well as aggregated portfolios, including the following:

-Managing multiple capital projects and teams concurrently, while maintaining profitability and meeting deadlines
-Developing innovative solutions to complex problems, independently and proactively
-Utilizing multiple technologies, e.g. project control tools such as Primavera P6 or equivalent, financial/ERP systems, statistics and risk packages, Microsoft Office suite (including Access database)
-Managing project workflow, resources, budgets and billings/collections to profitability
-Building high performing teams, including providing meaningful written and verbal feedback to colleagues
Demonstrates extensive abilities with communicating technical concepts in a clear manner, verbally and in writing, to advance business initiatives, including a proven record of the following results:
-Developing deliverables that effectively convey complex technical concepts, and present technical findings to senior client personnel
-Leading development of proposals that strategically articulate the value of service offerings to generate new projects
-Presenting at industry-specific, public events and contribute to industry-related external publications
Demonstrates proven business development accomplishments, identifying proactively client needs and communicating effectively the solutions that can be provided, and bringing a fully developed network of commercial clients involved in and/or sponsoring capital projects at the decision-making level.

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