Paul Bosco - Director, Office of Project Management Oversight & Assessments
Paul Bosco serves as the Director of the Office of Project Management Oversight and Assessments. This office validates the project performance baselines, to include scope, cost and schedule, of the Department’s largest construction and environmental clean-up projects prior to budget request to Congress; an active project portfolio totaling over $30 billion. This Office also conducts project assessments for projects that are $100M or greater in the Environmental Management portfolio; develops and oversees implementation of Department-wide project management-related policies, procedures and systems; develops and maintains a Departmental program of on-site assistance, assessment, evaluation, and analysis of contractor’s earned value management systems; and manages the Project Management Career Development Program (PMCDP) to include the professional development, training and certification for the Department’s Federal Project Directors.
Within the Department, Mr. Bosco also served as the Director of the Office of Acquisition and Project Management (APM) and Senior Procurement Executive from May 2012 through July 2015, the Director of the Office of Engineering and Construction Management (OECM) and Senior Real Property Officer from November 2006 through May 2012, and the Director of the Office of Procurement and Assistance Management (OPAM) December 2011 through May 2012. Prior to that, he served in the United States Navy nearly 28 years, as a member of the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps (CEC) and Seabee Community. In that capacity, he held various assignments in a dozen different locations, predominately involved in real property and project management, executing construction programs and projects worldwide. His last Navy assignment was as the Deputy Commander of Operations at the Headquarters of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in Washington, D.C. He also served as the Strategic Business Officer. He retired as a United States Navy Captain, Civil Engineer Corps, on November 1, 2006.
Prior to his assignment at NAVFAC, Captain Bosco served as the Commanding Officer of the Engineering Field Activity, Mediterranean in Naples, Italy. In that capacity, he was the senior acquisition executive responsible for design and construction of projects, valued over $600 million, at 14 different Department of Defense installations throughout Europe and the Middle East, to include bases in Italy, Spain, England, Portugal, Greece and Bahrain. Prior to that, he was the Facilities Director and Officer-in-Charge of Construction at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland where he completed the $250 million renovation of Bancroft Hall, the largest single "dormitory" in the world.
Other highlights of his career included: Commanding Officer of a 600-person Naval Mobile Construction (Seabee) Battalion home-ported in Gulfport, Mississippi; deployed 50% of the time to Guam and Rota, Spain, and Bosnia executing construction in support of military missions; Program Officer assigned to the Southern Division of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command in Charleston, South Carolina, overseeing construction programs across the southeast region of the United States, to include the $140 million program to relocate the Navy’s Nuclear Power Training Command from Orlando, Florida, to Charleston, South Carolina; and, served as the Facilities Director and Officer-in-Charge of Construction at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and as the Facilities Director at the Ship Repair Facility (Shipyard) at Subic Bay, Philippines.
Mr. Bosco graduated from The Citadel in 1979 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. He obtained his masters degree in Financial Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1992. He also completed the Duke University Fuqua School of Business Executive Education program in 2001. He is a registered professional (civil) engineer (PE) and is a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. He also is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Facility Manager (CFM) and a LEED-AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – Accredited Professional). While in the Navy, he was selected as a member of the acquisition professional community where he held an unlimited contracting warrant for design and construction contracting and a Level III real estate warrant.