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Scientific Project Manager
Rhode Island (USA)

RPS is currently seeking a Project Manager with at least 5 years of professional experience. Successful candidates will work with a growing team on cutting edge and large scale projects to integrate data from numerical models, environmental data, GIS, and other platforms to answer complex technical questions posed by regulators and industry throughout the world.

- 3-5 years intensive project management skills
- 3-5 years technical work in an environmental science
- M.S. in a scientific field is required and Ph.D. is preferred (engineering, chemistry, biology, oceanography, or other hard science background)

- Ensures that projects are properly defined, scoped and resourced to provide high quality project deliverables and completion of all items within scope on time.
- Manages overall project-level resource priorities.
- Provides risk analysis and management in identifying and quantifying threats to successful completion of programs/projects. Details appropriate courses of action toward resolution or mitigation of threats.
- Provides leadership and guidance to team members assigned to projects
- Acts as liaison between RPS, stakeholders and other entities in remote locations. Ensures interactions with other entities are carried-out in a professional manner.
- Provides regular reports of progress and issues.

Additional Qualifications:
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Strong organization skills
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including technical writing and review
- Self-motivated, able to work independently and within groups
- Experience in the application of quantitative analyses to solve environmental problems associated with contaminants in terrestrial, aquatic, and atmospheric ecosystems a plus
- Experience working in or with the oil and gas industry a plus

RPS is an equal opportunity employer.

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