PAE, Inc Lead Project Manager in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Lead Project Manager

Job Description:

The Lead Project Manager is a senior level Project Manager with responsibilities for coordinating the efforts of several Project Managers, either on one mammoth project, or for large numbers of projects typically at a Document Center. The Lead Project Manager will usually work out of a Government-funded Document Center, although there may be situations in which the Lead Project Manager works out of a Contractor-provided facility. Extraordinarily large, multi-facility "Document Centers" may require more than one such Lead Project Manager; small Document Centers may not require any Lead Project Managers. The Lead Project Manager generally reports directly to the Division Contract Director or to a Deputy. The Lead Project Manager directs and coordinates all Document Center resources, including subordinate Project Manager staff and other staff resources. In Document Centers which support more than one case, the Lead Project Manager must carry his/her own caseload, in addition to performing lead/coordinating duties. In addition to Project Manager responsibilities, as described below under Project Manager, the Lead Project Manager consults with the COR and Government Case Managers concerning overall Document Center operations, scheduling, work assignments, staffing, progress reporting, security, etc. The Lead Project Manager is responsible for overall quality assurance and timeliness of delivery for all work performed out of the Document Center. The Lead Project Manager also performs overall coordinating functions with other Contractor components.


At least six years of progressively more responsible experience in major litigation support projects, including at least one year of Project Manager experience or equivalent. Demonstrated ability to manage numerous complex and time-critical litigation support activities simultaneously, including technical/data processing support activities. Demonstrated ability to interact with attorneys on complex support activities. Requires expert knowledge of litigation support; outstanding writing skills; outstanding oral communication skills; outstanding management skills. Strong technical background as demonstrated through user level knowledge of e-discovery tools and data management. Demonstrated working knowledge of the Government’s and Contractor’s IT environment in which the work is to be performed, as well as Contractor’s “standard solutions” for e-discovery, e.g., Clearwell, Content Analyst, Relativity, etc. Must be able to anticipate litigation support needs and develop and execute detailed plans for addressing needs. Requires knowledge of the Government's data processing environment in which the work is to be performed, including office automation networks, PC-based databases and other applications, and internet and server-based databases and other applications, such as Oracle, Concordance, Summation, Trial Director, etc. Should have knowledge of the Government’s office and network environment, including but not limited to, word processing, spreadsheet, imaging, and hardware systems. Undergraduate degree required. Law degree, advanced technical certification, or other pertinent graduate degree valued. Substantial significant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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