🌠 Senior Project Manager

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Maxar is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager. Preferably this position will be based in Westminster, CO but we will consider remote candidates within the United States. In this role, you will support a complex mix of business areas including: project management, resource coordination, technology integration, production planning, product supportability, and supply chain management. You will be considered a Subject Matter Expert for project management, with extensive knowledge in best practices and techniques.

Life with Us
We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education at Maxar. We offer
our team members with the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has amazing
resources to support learning and development. You will work with your supervisor, or a mentor, to set goals and design a development plan to advance your career.

What you'll do day-to-day

  • Manage the operational project management aspects of large-scale key projects from initiation through project closure.

  • Respond to Sales Opportunity requests with supportability and cost estimates, providing examples of how sales opportunities can be supported through detailed statements of work.

  • Support Account Service Managers and Sales teams with customer communication and issue resolution.

  • Routinely provide status reports to stakeholders, and assists other Project Managers with reporting requirements.

  • Define roles and responsibilities for project work, and coordinates with management to assign project resources for execution of project deliverables.

  • Monitor and controls projects to ensure they stay within scope, time, cost, and quality requirements.

  • Perform reviews of new contracts, assessing risk and operational supportability.

  • Coordinate with research and development (R&D) team to steer technology development for factory improvements and to operationalize developing geospatial technology.

  • Evaluate existing and emerging Maxar product specifications for operational supportability.

  • Work with system engineering teams to devise new methods of supporting geospatial production in the Maxar production systems.

  • Assist in the development of quarterly geospatial production plans.

  • Complete project management plans for larger scale projects, including summary information, product specifications and deliverables, risk registers, acceptance registers, change registers, and communications management plans.

  • Be a large contributor to the Project Management Community of Practice meetings, supporting continuous improvement initiatives and lessons learned symposiums.

  • Lead for the development and maintenance of required project management procedures and templates.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degree

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Geography, Remote Sensing, GIS or other related fields

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Project Management (a Masters degree may count for 2 years of experience)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to exercise attention-to-detail and follow oral and written instructions

  • Knowledge of GIS and Image Processing software including ArcGIS, PCI, and other image processing tools

  • Understanding of GIS, remote sensing, and commercial imagery processing concepts, including projections and datums, orthorectification, block adjustments, etc.

  • Knowledge and experience using the Microsoft Office suite, including Project and Visio

  • Understanding of project management best practices; CAPM or PMP certification

_The compensation range for this position is $_69,000.00 - $115,000.00  _a_nnually, dependent on skills and experience. This position is also eligible for a bonus plan. 

COVID-19 Update:

As a federal contractor, Maxar is required to comply with the vaccination and other COVID-19 requirements in President Biden's September 9 Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. Accordingly, all Maxar team members must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than December 8, 2021, except in cases where a team member is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



United States, Westminster, CO

Posted a month ago