IT Project Management Specialist, Consultant

Washington, DC
May 19, 2022
May 22, 2022
Full Time
Overview Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: . Responsibilities Our Technology Strategy Senior Consultants help our clients improve business value through optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of their IT capabilities. This high performing group plays a critical role in multi-disciplinary strategy teams. We enable our clients to understand, plan for, and realize strategic opportunities presented by information technology through a collection of capabilities such as Organizational Capability Maturity Assessments, Data Collection and Analysis, Strategic Planning, Roadmap Development, Enterprise Architecture, and Cost Estimations. The IT Project Management Specialist will provide project management support for a key enterprise transformative initiative. In this role, the candidate will support and augment a team of multi-skilled project management and technical team members providing governance and oversight support for an enterprise system involving multiple workstreams to include project management, quality assurance / quality control, and release management coordination. The team members interact and coordinate activities between several stakeholders and multiple solution vendor teams and track progress against expectations. Additionally, the project management specialist would be expected to assist in the coordination of training activities and communications documentation. Job Description/Responsibilities: Support client meetings and capture key information related to project risks, issues, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies as well as document individual actions items and solution decisions Develop status reports for internal project team, client project team, and program stakeholders Coordinate activities, deliverables, and meeting invitations between solution teams and project stakeholders Manage all project documentation, technical product features, and release notes, and other logs, trackers, and sign-off messages on client repository (eg, SharePoint, Confluence, and One Drive) Qualifications Required: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university US Citizenship required 2+ years of professional experience Minimum of 2 years' experience in a project support or enablement role (eg, project analyst, project specialist, or business analyst) Strong writing and organizational skills; able to multi-task and prioritize tasks Proficient with Office 365 suite (eg, Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Experience with managing content on SharePoint Experience using MS Project and Visio Experience adhering to organization's compliance policies and tools and utilizing and enhancing organizational templates and processes Knowledge of software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodology Preferred: PMP Certification for senior candidates (PMI(R) PMBOK knowledge for all other candidates) Agile Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or Agile scrum methodology knowledge Experience or knowledge of asset management systems (eg, IBM Maximo), ERP systems (eg, SAP), and/or timekeeping systems (eg, UKG) Experience Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) experience Organizational Change Management (OCM) experience Additional Requirements The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Due to our contractual requirements and federal orders, including an Executive Order from the White House and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace. Disclaimer About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include: Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance 401(k) Retirement Plan Basic Life & Supplemental Life Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities Skills Development & Certifications Employee Referral Program Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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