The Project Manager is the Contractor manager with primary responsibility for all support provided to a particular case. Project Managers will generally be responsible for more than one active case at a time; a caseload of six to ten "moderately active, moderately-sized" cases will be typical, with several of the cases possibly in the discovery and/or document coding stage, one case in trial, several in the deposition preparation/witness binder stage, etc. Extremely large or active cases may reduce the number of other cases handled by a Project Manager. In mammoth cases, involving, for example, more than 10 million pages, more than one Project Manager may be assigned to a case. The Project Manager is the Government's primary point of contact for all support for the case. The Project Manager will have frequent contact with the COR, Government Case Managers, trial attorneys, client agency staff, and sometimes even opposing counsel. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing all support for the case, including monitoring work flow, progress reporting, identifying and assigning staff, budget development and tracking, coordinating technical/data processing support, and obtaining other required resources. Performs an active quality assurance role to ensure high quality work delivered on time. Ensures that proper security is maintained overall project materials, in accordance with Department security procedures. Coordinates with other Contractor components to deliver project support. When operating out of a Document Center, the Project Manager's work may be subject to coordination or direction by the Lead Project Manager. Qualifications. At least four years of progressively more responsible supervisory and management experience on major litigation support projects, including proven capabilities and communication skills to successfully interact with clients and attorneys. Demonstrated ability to manage numerous complex and time-critical litigation support activities simultaneously, including technical/data processing support activities. Requires expert knowledge of litigation support; outstanding writing skills; excellent oral communication skills; and excellent management skills. Must be able to anticipate litigation support needs and develop and execute detailed plans for addressing those 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 but not limited to Oracle, Concordance, Summation, and Trial Director. Requires knowledge of the Relativity. Should be an expert user 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 preferred. Substantial significant experience may in some cases be substituted for degree requirement. Desired Skills Stay abreast of industry standards, team discussions around same to determine how and when to integrate new procedures into our processes. Document and help staff understand the need for following industry proven best practices. Offer one- on- one and group training to case teams, as requested. Evaluate software, applications, and workflows, at client's request. Conduct case kickoff meetings; design workspaces, assist with review strategy, workflow, coding and tracking protocols; review workspaces and results of workspace modification request for errors, make corrections or work with team members to correct errors. POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the performance of relatively small non-technical, technical, or intelligence projects or a definable portion of a larger technical program in accordance with contract requirements and company policies, procedures and guidelines. Directs and supervises all support resources for the performance of project assignments and activities. Manages the technical direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives. Also responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned projects and for supporting new business development by leading relatively small proposals or assisting with major proposals. Trains and directs employee work activities. RESPONSIBILTIES: Defines, launches, and drives mission-critical strategic and operational initiatives in core non-technical programs. Creates a method of change management including ownership of a documentation library, communication plans, process training, etc. Responsible for acquiring follow-on business associated with assigned programs and for supporting new business development by leading proposals. Responsible for complex program management tasks and development of standards and processes for scheduling, administration, and accounting. Provides thought leadership to project analyses and process improvement activities. Matrix manages directors/managers from multiple departments to accomplish interdepartmental initiatives. Clearly documents and presents findings including creation of diagrams and procedure documentation. Responsible for driving recommendations through to implementation. Communicates effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences. Identifies, analyzes and defines project requirements and scope. Exercises broadly delegated authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects/programs. Assists with budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the goals and/or objectives of the program group/function. May interviews, selects and trains staff to provide quality results for the organization as needed. Develops performance plans and evaluations of employees, including subordinate supervisors as well as reviews evaluations to assure equity of individual employee performance objectives, standards and ratings among lower level staff/groups. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires bachelor‘s degree or equivalent, and ten to twelve years of related experience, including three to five years of supervisory/management experience. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.