Project Manager

Washington, DC
Oct 07, 2022
Nov 05, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is seeking a Project Manager to support the United States Coast Guard (USCG) in assisting the Office of Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence (C5I) and Sensor Capabilities (CG-761) in identifying, developing and implementing business processes needed to efficiently execute their responsibilities as the Coast Guard's Requirements Management Office (RMO). This includes developing repeatable business processes to ensure efficient execution of the RMO's responsibilities and measure performance metrics against an industry approved standard such as the Capability Maturity Model Standard and certification.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as the team PM and primary client point of contact, responding to requests for support and providing guidance on the contract, scope, quality, timelines, and budget
  • Develop and update work products such as a Weekly and Monthly Project Reports, Contractor Project Management Plan, Meeting Minutes/Notes, and inform all project strategies, plans, and deliverables
  • Support client directors/managers with high-level, cross-functional focus and assistance.
  • Create/support the development of high quality, senior executive-level deliverables.
  • Evaluate analytical results and develop new and adapted analytical techniques.
  • Prepare briefings, studies, and reports for presentation to senior executive level and senior client officials.
  • Provide performance analysis and process improvement using industry best practice methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrate an awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant project management
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Coast Guard experience
  • Previous government consulting experience
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 Suite including SharePoint, and Teams
  • Active DHS badge and/or availability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance
  • U.S. citizen/Legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications

  • PMP certification
  • Lean certification
  • Experience in managing complex projects for a federal agency; DHS preferred
  • Ability to get up to speed quickly on complex issues
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
  • Excellent ability to communicate (written and verbally) across most mediums and settings
  • Experience preparing and managing integrated project initiatives, performing major decision making, solution development, analysis and evaluation, and risk mitigation
  • Ability to manage, lead and motivate a small to mid-sized team of professional staff
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and presentation communications skills
  • Experience with business process and system improvement projects and efforts, including building organizational alignment around new systems and tools
  • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail; ability to work collaboratively in teams managing multiple projects with complex deliverables in a fast-paced environment.

Client Information

CG-761 has been tasked with establishing a single point of injection for C5I requirements for the entire Coast Guard. To accomplish this goal CG-761 is striving to become a process driven organization. The desire is to proficiently accomplish responsibility through documented, repeatable business processes that guarantee expected outcomes, are optimize to ensure efficiency, and allow performance to be measured against defined metrics. The end result is that office performance can be assessed against a professional standard, such as a Capability Maturity Model certification, which can be relayed to CG-761 stakeholders to provide assurances that their capability requests will be handled efficiently and professionally.

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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