Project Manager

Alexandria, VA
Nov 03, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking a Project Manager with a strong background in strategic communications and branding initiatives to support a variety of marketing and communications campaigns for the Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented Project Manager with previous experience leading government contracts. They will be highly organized, collaborative, systematic, and proactive in managing quality and exceeding client expectations within a fast-paced environment.

The Project Manager is a proactive problem solver who works well both independently and as part of a team. The candidate must be committed to providing superior customer service and have a positive and flexible attitude. They excel when presenting to clients and are comfortable receiving and implementing feedback on project tasks. They will develop, lead, track, and support program communications across a variety of platforms, and they will ensure themes, messages and desired outcomes are consistent across communication channels.

This position is located in Alexandria, VA; however remote work is an option.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills.
  • Responsible for the overall project quality and program success.
  • Responsible for effectively executing the intent of project and agency objectives through understanding project needs and tailoring work to meet those needs.
  • Responsible for demonstrating exemplary strategic communication and problem-solving skills with business owners, peers, management, and contract staff. Responsible for making all operational and staffing decisions.
  • Responsible for adhering to all contractual timelines and overseeing that all contract tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for providing executive direction to contract staff to assure that all contract requires are met.
  • Responsible for interfacing, both orally and via written communication, with the Government and contractor management in the planning and control of this project.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 to 8 years of relevant experience in strategic communications and written content development.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related program, such as mass communications, marketing, or public relations.
  • Consulting experience supporting large, complex Cabinet-level federal agencies, ideally the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • Authroized to work in the U.S.

Desired Qualifications


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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