Project Manager

Working from home
Nov 17, 2022
Dec 17, 2022
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive Resources is seeking an experienced Project Manager. This role will be supporting the Department of Veteran Affairs, Veteran Experience Office (VEO), Multi-Channel Technologies division. This role will provide high quality project support as a trusted advisor to leadership, with experience in project roadmaps, milestones, timeline management, while working with both the business and IT technical teams.

This is a full-time position is in Alexandria, VA. This position may also be remote.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for functional, technical, and personnel aspects of Federal government IT consulting and software development projects.
  • Develop tailored project plans and update roadmaps to proactively plan project tasks and schedule resources for timely delivery of contract requirements.
  • Supervise diverse teams of staff and subcontractors and oversee day-to-day activities to ensure performance in accordance with contract requirements.
  • Manage day-to-day client relationships and communications and represent ECS at client progress meetings and briefings.
  • Interface with client project stakeholders across VA and work with client to manage external stakeholder relationships.
  • Prepare progress reports and client briefings.
  • Oversee and ensure the quality of project activities and work product and approve and submit all client deliverables.
  • Work with client to gather, manage, and prioritize development requirements.
  • Establish and maintain project issue and risk management plans.
  • Establish and oversee an overall project governance structure.
  • Support client growth initiatives by identifying additional opportunities and scoping/responding to follow-on tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5-10 years of experience in project management, leading a project of similar size and scope.
  • BA/BS Degree Required.
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Experience managing software projects using Jira or similar tools.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to define, collect, and analyze data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and make logical decisions.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to build and manage internal and external relationships at all levels within an organization while possessing diplomacy and cooperative style necessary to work effectively with diverse individuals across functional disciplines.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Ability to work in a dynamic, results-driven environment.
  • Experience with CRM systems, such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 or Salesforce.
  • PM certification (PMP, Agile, CSM).

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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