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Senior Project Manager

Washington, DC

Posted: 11/02/2018 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Manager Job Number: 10625

Senior Project Manager 

Our client is seeking a Sr. Project Manager within the Energy Sector who will be managing several high-visibility projects within that space. This position requires 10+ years of hands-on project management experience and extensive experience leading projects, interacting with C-level executives, software vendors,  and cross-functional teams.

Here' s what you' ll be doing:
  • Driving  projects through the development life-cycle, ensuring solutions are technically sound, meet operational requirements, and are delivered on time
  • Developing project plans, schedules and milestones appropriate to the scale of the project, including testing plans
  • Communicating  and managing  project risk factors and recommend actions to mitigate
  • Communicating effectively with clients to identify needs and  with stakeholders at multiple levels
  • Working with multidisciplinary teams to plan and deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Adhering  to project management best practices and procedures to ensure quality
  • Providing  detailed reporting on project metrics
  • Managing  project and resource scheduling and overseeing the communications between teams
  • Quickly understanding the business issues and technical challenges of the organization and industry
  • Creating  cost analysis and budget impact for technical solution based upon collaborative effort with other technical teams (Example:  System Administrators, Database Administrators, vendor’ s, etc.)
  • As required, managing  project resources, including external vendors and to act as a central point for all day to day activities relating to projects
  • Fostering and maintaining good working relationships with colleagues across a wide range of disciplines and levels of seniority
  • Collaborating  with executive management, Regional Entity management and staff, department leads, program leadership, and project team members to ensure alignment and integration of strategies, business process, projects, and programs for successful implementation and results

Here' s what our ideal candidate has:
  • PMI-PMP Certification (in good standing)
  • 10+ years' experience managing end-to-end COTS and/or custom software development projects
  • Strong background in the Government, Energy, or  Cyber Security project management space is preferred
  • Ability to tackle issues, and effectively work through issues without damaging relationships
  • Extensive experience in working with senior level management and fostering client relationships
  • Ability  to manage multiple initiatives and projects simultaneously
  • U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders, and those authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer will be considered.

Benefits:  As an Agile consultant, you’ ll gain many of the advantages and benefits of being a direct hire, while experiencing the flexibility of consulting. It’ s the best of both worlds! Our IT consultants enjoy a wide array of benefits including: competitive compensation, medical, dental, 401K, Employee Assistance Program and much, much more!

Keywords: project management, PMI-PMP Certification, Cyber Security, COTS, end-to-end custom software development projects, Project manager, PMBOK, PMP

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