Project Director - Project/Program (Admin)

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/7/2018 1:46 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Project Manager
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


The Project Director is responsible for the execution of the overall operation of the project, its performance to contract requirements, and MAXIMUS quality and performance.  


  • Establishes and maintains relationships with representatives of client agencies, stakeholders, and community organizations to promote and develop MAXIMUS services
  • Represents MAXIMUS and the project in external meetings and forums
  • Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge of programs, MAXIMUS services, and project operations
  • Ensures project compliance with all applicable corporate, contract, state and federal requirements and regulations
  • Provides executive management of the project's financial plan and forecast
  • Develops performance goals and objectives for direct reports and monitors the achievement of those goals
  • Other duties as may be assigned by corporate management

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required
  • At least five years of experience in a senior management position in a health or human services-related field
  • Knowledge of, or experience working with, Medicaid providers
  • At least three (3) years as a Manager for a similar system, preferably with a health care component
  • Previous experience with an MMIS, or with major components of an operational MMIS
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification by the Project Management Institute (PMI) or have a comparable project management certification
  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Strong client management skills
  • Computer literate and information systems aptitude
  • Strong communicator. Advisory, persuasive abilities, coaching and mentoring
  • Proven ability with operational processes and working with community groups

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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