2 Information Managers

South-Central California | Full-time


Planate Management Group is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia and Orlando, Florida USA with a technical support center in the South East Asia and East Africa, that provides program management and facilities engineering services worldwide. Planate is a small business provider of planning, design, infrastructure management, technical consulting, engineering, and construction management services in support of the US Department of Defense (DOD) and its Service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps) missions, along with other US federal agencies, all over the world.

The Information Manager will be responsible for managing and monitoring communication, and the preparation of reports to ensure communication needs of the program, projects, and stakeholders are met.  You will also be responsible for identifying, articulating and communicating the needs between NAVFAC, CNIC, CNRSW, and other stakeholders to ensure stakeholders are receiving the support required, and are aware of program initiatives, interdependencies, risks, and issues.

The work assignment will be at a remote DOD test facility in the South-Central California desert.

This is contingent on the award of the contract.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish and execute communication management plan to ensure communication is effective and timely for program and project stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Conduct data analytics to monitor, analyze, and synthesize numerous reports, timelines, trends, and interdependencies for leadership and stakeholders to incorporate into decision-making process
  • Support, coordinate, prepare and submit requests for information (RFIs) from various sources
  • Identify critical external and internal decision and data input points and provide timely reminders/warnings to management
  • Notify and/or advise the GPMO of any potential conflicts or delays caused by active projects that could impact projects pending planning, design, and construction award
  • Assist agencies in planning, initiating, managing, executing, and closing out of projects
  • Lead and communicate with stakeholders
  • Provide project planning and scheduling review and expert opinion
  • Provide project management, including performance monitoring and measurement
  • Generate reports and documentation associated with project/program objectives
  • Coordinate and lead stakeholder briefings and encourage proper participation in required meetings
  • Provide related project support services; program integration services; and project closeout services
  • Advise senior leadership of conflicts that cannot be handled without a government directive. Provide the background and a proposed solution to the situation
  • Communicate daily with the OICC Program Manager and be aware of any major initiatives or decisions.
  • Coordinate and advise program leadership with planning, initiating, managing, execution and closeout via briefs, meetings, discussions
  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications To be successful in the role:

  • Degree in Engineering from a four-year accredited Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) university or an architecture degree from a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited university and/or MBA from an accredited program
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) / Registered Architect (RA) and/or attainment of an MBA is highly desired
  • Certification as a PMP with the Project Management Institute (PMI) or CCM with the Construction Management Association of American (CMAA) is also highly desirable
  • Minimum of 5 years Program Coordinator experience and in database management
  • At least 3 years’ experience using Microsoft Access 2016+ or equivalent database application: importing various source data; creating forms for user inputs; integrating data to create queries and reports; and exporting/publishing to interface with other programs (e.g. SharePoint)
  • Knowledge and use of Primavera P6 scheduling software, along with an understanding of scheduling concepts. Strong skills in using PC computer with software compatible with existing NAVFAC software (i.e. MS Access, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the requirements within the Army Corps of Engineers EM-385-1-1, Safety and Health manual and/or the OSHA 29 CFR 1926, Construction Regulations is highly desirable
  • Excellent English verbal and communication skills
  • Holds current drivers’ license
  • Able to complete an SF-85-P, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions necessary for base/building access requirements
  • Must lawfully reside in the United States and be eligible for employment (Planate does not sponsor visas or work permits)

Planate Management Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Why Planate?

Joining the Planate team opens you to an experience working for a Global company where you are among a team that is considered a premier trusted partner for planning, design, engineering, asset management, and professional service solutions anytime, anywhere.  We Take Care of Our Own; Personally and Professionally, Up and Down The Line.  

We’d love for you to be a part of our Global workforce, helping us serve as an effective and integrated partner to advance every client's mission!