Communications Project Manager

Working from home
Sep 16, 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Communications Project Manager with demonstrated experience with commercial consulting experience leading large-scale programs through strategic input, project management and operational planning. Leverage a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience to lead a federal healthcare transformation program for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

In this role, you will lead client relationship building and deliver the key aspects of federal program management. You will creatively approach situations within the larger context of healthcare and other industries, think critically about our approach and our work, and suggest new ways to approach our solutions and demonstrate effectiveness. Your ability to gain insight into operational challenges by utilizing data, create frameworks for data analyses, understand the content and context of models and provide input into the translation of results into recommendations, positions. or direction, is highly sought after for this position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide project leadership in all aspects of planning, preparation, coordination, and execution of multiple projects and anticipate the of needs as driven by project work plans.
  • Independently manage resources and be able to deliver all components of basic and stand-alone projects.
  • Plan client meetings by anticipating needs as driven by the work plan, coordinate meetings with key users, develop data requests and document key questions to be answered throughout the engagement.
  • Produce project documentation, research briefs, meeting materials, analysis, graphics, best practice presentations, benchmark info and interim and final deliverables.
  • Create meaningful relationships with clients.
  • Create work plans including project staffing, project approach, and resource requests to be reviewed with clients and Executives.
  • Participate in proposal response and pursuit presentation development.
  • Produce thought leadership papers, presentations, blogs, case studies, and presence at national conferences/meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant consulting and/or program management experience.
  • Experience with communications
  • Experience in change management
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Ability to work onsite in Washington, DC when needed.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in PowerPoint and quantitative strengths in the creation of detailed analytical models using Excel and various tools.

Desired Qualifications

  • PMP preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience managing program budgets and large teams.
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues; desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • Strategic thinker with a drive to get all types of work done and a high attention to detail.
  • Experience with VHA Central Office
  • Excellent ability to communicate across all mediums and settings; superior consulting abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial and operational modeling, capital planning models, healthcare staffing and workforce models.
  • Knowledge of military and Veteran health care populations.

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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