Job Detail

Organization: Axim Geospatial
Title: Geospatial Project Manager
Location: Remote

Posted: 2023-03-06
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

The Project Manager will be responsible for planning and executing geospatial projects within the Enterprise, Infrastructure and Security Business Unit. In this role you will lead in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing geospatial projects that align with Axim's goals in a fast-paced environment with cross-functional stakeholders. Additionally, you will serve as the primary client facing point of contact for all project execution and operations related activities contributing to the overall client experience.

Develop: Develop and manage a project schedule and work plan for geospatial projects. Maximize team effectiveness by coordinating cross-functional teams and delegating tasks and timelines best suited to complete them.

Support and Guide: Provide input, guidance, and advice to identify and resolve project issues in real-time as well as identify and mitigate project risk ahead of time to carry projects into timely completion.

Track: Schedule and conduct project checkpoint evaluations and cross-functional team reviews at strategic points in the project lifecycle to assess project status, risk, and quality.

Work Environment:

Location: Axim Geospatial Headquarters, Regional offices, or work from home considered
Travel up to 15-20% of the time.

Project Initiation:

Develop a project charter, identify stakeholders, and secure approvals.
Project Planning:

Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Develop a project management plan
Estimate costs and determine the budget in coordination with the Sales team
Plan, define, and develop schedules, activities, estimating resources and activity durations
Identify quality requirements and ensure compliance
Delegate tasks on the project to team members best positioned to complete them
Identify potential risks, perform qualitative and quantitative risk analysis, and plan risk mitigation strategies
Plan for and identify required procurements
Project Execution:

Direct and manage all project tasks according to the timelines identified in the project plan
Ensure quality control is performed on the project throughout development to adhere with the expected standards and goals
Delegate project tasks based on the project team members' individual domain expertise, strengths, skill sets, and experience levels
Serve as the first point of contact for project team members and customers
Leads overall communication with clients and stakeholders
Acts as internal liaison for sales team/Account Executives
Monitoring and Controlling:

Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
Create and present status reports to stakeholders
Manage changes to the project when necessary
Validate and control the project scope, costs, quality, procurement, and communications
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Act as Customer Liaison and foster customer relationship
Manage Forecasting/Billing
Business Development Support:

Participate in the development of new relationships and new opportunities as needed to include proposal development, Level of Effort (LOE) development, presentation development, and other duties as needed
Competencies and Skills:

Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work in fast paced environment
Excellent organization skills and time management
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Self-motivated and proactive
Strong team skills and ability to work independently
Demonstrated ability to work productively with wide range of people
Ability to effectively work with a geographically dispersed teams and clients across multiple time zones using collaborative communication tools (i.e., Microsoft Teams)
Must have reliable high-speed internet connectivity
Experience Required:

BA/BS degree in Business, GIS, Engineering or related *
5+ years of experience or equivalent and a demonstrated ability in IT/GIS Project Management
Demonstrated capability implementing project plans and using tools to develop project schedules, work breakdown structures, and milestone driven Gantt charts
Proficient in MS Office 365 suite
You understand what the project manager role entails and how to be successful in it.
You have a strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
*Additional experience can be substituted for education

Experience Preferred:

Knowledge or experience in geospatial or technology-related industry
PMP Certification

About Axim Geospatial
Axim Geospatial’s (Axim) mission is to use our expertise to provide clarity and solutions to help our customers solve the world’s national security, infrastructure, and environmental problems. We are the largest singular provider of end-to-end geospatial services and solutions in the U.S serving the communities in which we live. Our core competencies include: big data services, geomatics, business solutions, cloud services, infrastructure security, analytics and professional services. Our customers include national, state and local government, defense and intelligence, infrastructure, energy, commercial and environmental customers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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