Ricardo: RDI-Deputy Project Manager

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RDI-Deputy Project Manager

  • Role type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Pax River, MD

Job Description

The Opportunity:
Ricardo Defense is seeking a Deputy Project Manager in our California, MD facility to assist project managers in the execution of a portfolio of Ricardo Defense projects. The Deputy Project Manager will work directly with project managers and assist with the daily management of project budgets, schedules and deliverables. The Deputy Project Manager will interface with the contracts, finance and program control functions within Ricardo Defense on behalf of the project manager.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Will assist the Project Manager in compliance with company processes and procedures for the start-up, execution and close-out of projects
  • Assist the project manager with information related to project actual costs and forecasts and assist with the maintenance of project budgets
  • Support the development and maintenance of project plans
  • Produce content for monthly reports (cost, schedule, technical)
  • Track to completion the development of project deliverables
  • Support the development of cost proposals for new business opportunities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, BA (Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, etc.) or BS is required
  • Five years of experience in a project support role or a similar business administrative role
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter, defines own work plans and schedules
  • Comfortable interfacing with government representatives, corporate management and all company staff
  • Knowledge of basic cost and finance accounting principles and procedures
    Preferred Qualifications
  • DoD project experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of software development lifecycles and project management processes and procedures

Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick days