Management Consultant

Working from home
Aug 01, 2022
Aug 24, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Project Management support with a minimum of four years of demonstrated experience providing high-quality project management to federal clients. The Project Management support will be responsible for applying critical and analytical thinking skills to translate complex information into easy-to-digest requirements with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

This position requires strong client interaction skills and a demonstrated ability to work with various stakeholders across multiple work streams. Experience leading and managing projects in alignment with client goals, mitigating risks and facilitating meetings/requirements gathering is highly sought after in this role. The successful candidate will be highly organized, systematic and proactive in managing quality and exceeding client expectations within a fast-paced environment. You will be able to manage multiple work streams simultaneously, while actively engaging with various levels of stakeholders.

This associate-level, full-time position is Remote. (Please note: this position is fully telework until social distancing restrictions due to COVID-19 are lifted for the DC-metro region.)

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead, plan, manage, execute and close out projects in support of the client's mission.
  • Scope and estimate projects, execute a project plan and monitor performance to ensure project tasks are completed on time, on budget and within scope.
  • Create project documentation such as white papers, reports, staffing/hiring, management and policy directives.
  • Create reports, metrics and tracking mechanisms and provide analysis to relevant stakeholders.
  • Track program level risks, issues, scope and timing changes.
  • Organize and facilitate meetings and events, including developing detailed agendas, capturing meeting minutes, defining meeting outcomes and tracking action items.
  • Coordinate and consolidate status report information on a weekly & monthly time frame.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 to 6 years of program/project management experience with federal clients.
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Slack, Mural, Adobe Pro, Visio.
  • Ability to apply time management skills and attention to detail when producing client work.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the US.

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Proven ability to organize, prioritize and work well with others.
  • Ability to communicate thoughts, ideas and solutions logically both written and orally.
  • Experience using and managing documentation and materials in SharePoint.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Capable self-starter with a drive to get all types of work done and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact and engage with Executive-level stakeholders.

About Aptive

Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists, and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement and building trust for the next big challenge. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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