Senior Project Manager

  • Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #76764

Our client is a high-tech business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. They provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.
We have an immediate opening for a Senior Project Manager who will assist with managing cost, schedule, and technical performance of programs to ensure project contractual work products are delivered on time and within budget.
Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Location: Canonsburg, PA 15317
Contract Duration: 12 months or longer
Pay: $58.57/hr.

Note:  Due to the nature of work all candidates must be US Citizens. May be required to obtain Secret Security Clearance upon hire within a reasonable period of time.

  • Manages subcontracts for critical components supplied by the client’s partners.
  • Provide for an additional program interface with customers and the internal engineering and production team.
  • Assists with the development of the performance measurement baseline and monitors execution, including establishment of and routine reporting on the technical performance, financial status, and program risks and issues.
  • Assists the Program Manager by drafting the monthly Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR) in coordination with inputs from Control Account Managers.
  • Identifies program problems and issues, and coordinates with the Program Manager, functional managers and customers to obtain solutions.
  • Reviews reports and briefings prepared by staff for quality and compliance to contract requirements.
  • Provides oversight and management of supplementary technical instructions from the customer.
  • Supports execution of program reviews (quarterly travel anticipated).
  • Prepares and delivers formal briefings.
  • Complies with quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated project leadership in a related engineering development and/or production program.
  • Integrated hardware and software systems with a high degree of complexity.
  • Knowledgeable of defense contracting and finance, including Earned Value (EIA-748).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experienced with MS Office and related software applications.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.