Global Science & Technology, Inc.
  • Program/Project Management
  • College Park, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Global Science & Technology, Inc. (GST), a growing scientific and high technology company, seeks an experienced Project Manager to support the NOAA/NESDIS/STAR contract.  The position is located in College Park, MD.

Position Summary:

The Center for Satellite Applications and Research (STAR) is NOAA's premiere research office for developing the satellite algorithms needed to transform satellite observations to environmental measurements.  We seek a project manager to support STAR's efforts to assess the impact of future, emerging and contemporary satellite-derived observations on environmental data products and numerical models.  The position will also provide project management support to STAR's cooperative research and development.

Primary Duties:

  • Meet regularly with government Program Managers and advise them on deliverables and issues on the project.
  • Consult with and advise government management and serve as advisors providing the analytical guidance required for completion of government projects.
  • Facilitate overall strategy development at the project and program levels.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Provide leadership support and coordination & integration of scientific and technical activities of the Sensor Assessment Team to support program requirements and mission goals
  • Support collaboration between Sensor Assessment Team, partners, and their stakeholders
  • Assist with organizing meetings, workshops, conferences, related agendas, preparing briefing materials, and assisting with pre-event briefings and post-meeting minutes, surveys, etc.
  • Assist with management of all communications on behalf of the Sensor Assessment Team with NOAA and non-NOAA interagency partners.
  • Attend and provide support to management participating in working groups and committees.
  • Assist with travel and coordination of invited travels.
  • Coordinate communications with stakeholders, users, SMEs, Division Managers and related staff regarding relevant activities.
  • Assist in dissemination of materials for technical reviews, meetings, reports
  • Maintenance of reviews, documents, feedbacks, and help with proposals reviews, ranking, etc., and help maintain Google documentation, tables, sheets, etc.,
  • Coordination with partners (including CRADAs partners, SAT members, academia, private sector, etc.).

 Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, Oceanography, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience. Appropriate years of relevant experience can substitute for degree.
  • 2 years of progressively responsible project management experience in a position in R&D or satellite operations.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supporting the management of interagency teams and/or cooperative research
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability in effective oral and written communications planning, leadership, and operational skills.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures with the customer.
  • An ability to understand the scientific process and organizational processes.
  • Teamwork, strong inter-personal skills, good communication skills, strong analytical skills
  • Able to collaborate effectively with other team members to meet deadlines.

 Physical Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to use a computer. 

Mental Qualification(s) Required:

  • Ability to think on one's feet. 

U.S. citizenship or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) is required. 

Selected applicants will be required to complete a federal government background investigation. 

GST offers competitive salaries; vacation, sick, and holiday leave; major medical, dental, life, long-term and short-term disability insurance; 401K retirement plan; tuition assistance; and opportunities for employee career growth and development.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans' status.  GST is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 

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