• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
    Posted Date 3 days ago(5/17/2018 2:57 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Function
    Project Manager
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Project Manager serves as a senior level individual contributor or project manager on a wide variety of consulting projects.  


    • Serve as the central point of contract and primary interface for all project related issues
    • Ensure project compliance with all applicable requirements of the contract, state and federal regulations as well as corporate policies
    • Supervise and manage all staff assigned to the project, assigns and directs their activities
    • Establish and maintains effective relationships with clients and other external entities
    • Monitors utilization and ensures target utilization of team resources
    • Maintains and provides availability information for all resources
    • Facilitates team design discussions to ensure appropriate solutions are implemented
    • Supports company initiatives for shaping individual career paths and employee development
    • Ensure the project is in compliance with MAXIMUS standards and procedures
    • Ensure that all appropriate costs are included in quarterly forecasts
    • Oversee the development and implementation of innovative methodologies to improve service levels and overall operational efficiency
    • Monitor performance against key indicators established internally or by the clients
    • Develop solutions to issues or complex problems
    • Develop performance goals and objectives for staff, and monitors achievement of those goals
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned

    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university within a related field plus 7 years of relevant or current experience
    • Three (3) years’ direct experience managing and developing staff and with actual experience as a project manager
    • Experience in Health or Human Services required
    • Experience in large system management required
    • Business Process Analysis experience highly preferred
    • Ability to manage teams of 4-10 staff members while ensuring successful delivery of client deliverables, quality services and corporate initiatives
    • PMP Certification preferred
    • Strong interpersonal and team building skills, as well as an understanding of client relationship building are essential
    • Strong client management skills
    • Proven ability with operational analyses, processes and performance indicators
    • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
    • Ability to execute many complex tasks simultaneously, and work as a team member as well as independently
    • Must have the flexibility to travel extensively to support multiple changing project needs

    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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