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Senior IT Project Manager

Date: Jan 29, 2023

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies


Senior IT Project Manager (Hybrid) - BWX Technologies, Inc. – Lynchburg, VA


BWXT is currently seeking a Senior IT Project Manager for its Lynchburg, VA location!


The Senior IT Project Manager, is a strategic, conceptual, innovative expert in the project/program management discipline, with a broad range of business experience, who manages the initiation, planning, execution, control, budget and closing of strategic, complex, high-risk, multi-million-dollar IT projects and programs, in the areas of Applications, ERP, Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Acquisitions. This role will offer a hybrid schedule contingent upon program needs.



Job Description/Duties:

  • Drive the successful execution of multi-million dollar critical, complex, high-risk projects / programs, manage the strategic direction and day-to-day tactical aspects of projects/programs, meet aggressive deadlines, may lead other Project Managers.
  • Develop the strategy for project/program execution, define project scope, general specifications, resource requirements, schedule, and cost estimate baselines.
  • Develop and manage project/program budgets, manage external vendors, lead vendor selection and contracts. 
  • Work with business to develop return on investment (ROI) and obtain management approvals. 
  • Work with resource managers to staff projects/programs, with impact consideration of other project/programs, and functional/operational objectives.
  • Develop and maintain project/program schedules and estimates in defined PM tool, maintain project/program team site and accurate project/program documentation.
  • Pro-actively manage project/program schedule, resources, budget, change control, issues and risks, escalating as necessary to ensure barriers are removed and projects meet their schedules.
  • Provide timely and accurate project/program status reporting and meetings, targeting different audiences including project team, PMO, Stakeholders and Executives.
  • Ensure project/program scope, schedule, budget, quality and associated metrics are available and accurate and meet PMO standards and guidelines.
  • Ensure project management approaches are consistent, measurable and aligned with PMO standards and best practices.
  • Ensure that the solution meets the needs of the enterprise and business unit representatives.
  • Oversee the quality aspects of the project and resulting solution.
  • Assist in the implementation of project management tools and methodologies.
  • Provide mentoring and support to other project managers.
  • Champion the promotion of integrity in all projects, ensuring the projects are run effectively and with proper governance.
  • Understand and anticipate internal and external business challenges, and make recommendations and decisions based on what’s best for the organization, professionally challenge stakeholders on critical project success factors. 



Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. Computer science or IT related degree is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of fifteen (15) years’ project/program management experience.
  • Related project/program management experience managing concurrent multiple complex IT projects (Applications, ERP, Infrastructure, Acquisitions, CyberSecurity) is preferred.
  • PMP Certification is preferred. 
  • Proven ability to define solutions and solve problems through conceptual and innovative thought process is required.
  • Must be able to proactively anticipate and resolve challenges.
  • Must have expert understanding of automation tools and information technology. 
  • Must have demonstrable proven success in the ability to define, organize, manage and deliver projects, meeting scope, quality, schedule and budget. 
  • Proven success in proactive issues and risk management is required.
  • Must have experience and knowledge with the project management body of knowledge, Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Visio. 
  • Must have excellent and effective inter-personal, leadership and communication skills. 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance is required.



The Senior IT Project Manager will work a 9/80 work week while receiving market leading pay, paid time off, paid winter holiday shutdown, educational refund plan, medical, dental, vision and service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match.





As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment. 

Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. Citizenship (with no dual citizenship) and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation and previous employment reference verifications. 

BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Fortune 1000 and Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,700 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and nuclear operations management at more than a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXT and learn more at




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