Sr. Project Manager

  • Type: Temp-to-Perm
  • Job #9314

The Goal is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support our Federal client located in downtown Washington, D.C.  The Project Manager will provide planning and supervisory services for multiple task orders under a large, multi-year software development contract that will support multiple modes/divisions within federal agency.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leading a diverse portfolio of Information Technology projects from project kickoff through closeout using a matrixed resource team and multiple subcontractors.
  • Managing capture efforts for the multi-award BPA.
    • Coordinating with team members to gather and analyze information.
    • Conducting research using available tools and direct customer engagement.
    • Updating our capture tools with current data.
    • Helping to prioritize opportunities and make bid/no-bid decisions.
  • Serving as the primary point of contact for all project stakeholders.
  • Conducting key project management functions, including:
    • Resource management and planning, including ensuring that resources are skilled, motivated, and content in the company and their ability to obtain career goals.
    • Risk and Issue management, including quickly identifying and escalating customer risks, issues and concerns and achieving timely resolution of same.
    • Quality management, in accordance with PMI, ISO, ITIL and other industry recognized best practices.
    • Creation of project plans and schedules, including the monitoring of project progress against critical milestones.
    • Communications management both internally and externally via formal communication plans.
    • Conducting internal and external status meetings with the project team, company management, and senior-level customers.
    • Managing and reporting on project progress, risks/issues, financials and budgets.
    • Contributing to continuous improvement and documentation of company standard methodologies and best practices.
  • Driving cross-functional project teams including partners/subcontractors towards the successful completion of project objectives using delegation, influence and clear communication.


Key Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 7-10 years of demonstrated success managing complex information technology projects for Federal Government clients, including consistently achieving all cost, schedule and performance objectives.
  • Experience establishing and growing productive relationships with senior-level clients.  Capable of effectively interfacing with both internal and external personnel at every level of the organization.
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project planning, including management of project budgets, margins, rates, and the interplay between them.
  • Experience or deep familiarity with Agile software development methodologies.
  • Experience developing processes and procedures and using portfolio management approaches and tools.

Preferred capabilities include:

  • Active PMP (Project Management Professional) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
  • Agile software development certification(s).
  • Experience or familiarity with Federal government contracting and procurement processes.
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