Under the direct supervision of the President, the Project Manager (PM) will oversee the design, building, and operation of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT). The PM will be responsible for providing high-level and day-to-day project oversight, work direction, short and long range scheduling, and progress reporting of the GMT to meet project system requirements.
The PM will lead the project team in the design, construction, and commissioning of the GMT Observatory. The PM will report to the President, and will be responsible for keeping the GMTO Board of Directors informed on the status of the project. The PM will have primary responsibility for the management of the scope, schedule, budget, and personnel in the project team.
The successful candidate must have extensive experience in development and construction of research facilities related to physical sciences and research, and preferably ground-based astronomical observatories.
The candidate must have demonstrated accomplishment in all aspects of project management, from technical expertise to successful cultivation of large engineering teams. A successful candidate will be a strong leader with excellent and interpersonal skills.
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