seeking a Senior Project Manager to be an integral part of a
large program for a Federal customer supporting the customer mission. This
position will be based in Dallas and will support multiple locations
including Dallas, Washington DC, Kansas City and various other locations. Some
travel will be required.
position will support of a group of Federal customers by providing project
management support in the day to day operations of their organization. This new
role will organize and coordinate various activities, helping the customer meet
their business commitments and deadlines. The successful candidate will work with
the most senior level resources in the organization to define this new role and
deploy across the organization. They
will leverage their project management and business process improvement
expertise to identify new ways of organizing work and identify opportunities to
off load work from key staff enabling them to concentrate their efforts on
higher priority items. This new role
will be responsible for beta testing of new approaches, processes and project
management tools, and potentially deployment of the changes across the
organization as successes in achieving efficiencies are proven. The successful
candidate will become a key contributor in the organization in helping them meet
their deadlines and commitments, yet the processes needs to be defined in a
manner that the successful candidate does not become a single point of failure.
will include creating project plans, scheduling work, organizing and tracking
work across multiple organization, identifying and managing issues and risks
and reporting progress to the most senior levels. Solutions may include
defining the need for additional resources. The ability to work with varying
levels of staff, in multiple organizations, in multiple geographic areas will
be required, while adjusting to accommodate their individual needs and
competing priorities. Attention to detail, excellent communication skills, organizational
skills and a proven record of success are critical.
works with all levels of customer leadership, being a superior communicator,
with excellent written, verbal, facilitation and presentation skills.
change while ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.
area for process improvement utilizing project management techniques, related
to the scope of work defined by the organization’s leadership.
current processes and operational requirements to develop frameworks and
project management tools to manage and organize work.
experience in deploying organizational change which has led to increased
management expertise to roll out new tools, techniques and processes across the
Is astute in
understanding the unique needs and requirements of individuals considered
experts in their various fields of responsibility.
the various project management tools and methods and is able to deploy them in
a variety of situations.
experienced individuals in the project management discipline.
development of integrated project plans and schedules.
and coordinates execution of project plans.
completion of project plans to meet organizational commitments and deadlines.
issues and risks while keeping management apprised of current status,
escalating issues and risks as required.
project tasks, as required, outside of normal project management
responsibilities, to help the customer meet their business commitments and deadlines.
- Minimum 10 years demonstrated on-the-job experience in applying Project Management principles.
- Minimum 4 years demonstrated on-the-job experience in applying Business Process Improvement principles.
- PMP Certification.
- Excellent innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and map those to a big-picture view.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Excellent analytical, oral, and written communications skills.
- Demonstrated skills in developing presentations for business and technical audiences.
- Ability to pass a government NACI background investigation for public trust positions.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline and 15 years or more of related experience.
- Master’s Degree or equivalent experience in related discipline preferred.
- Experience with CMMI assessments
- Six Sigma Lean Green Belt or Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
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