• Senior Project Director

    Job Locations US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/20/2019 4:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
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    Regular Full-Time

    Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

    Job Description Summary

    This position is contingent upon award

    The Project Director will be responsible for every aspect of program management. Will supervise the overall function of the program and will act as the primary point of contact between Contractor staff and the COR to assure effective program operation.

    Essential Job Duties:
    -Oversee all contract administrative functions including budget, financial controls and contract compliance.
    -Maintain up-to-date and accurate knowledge with all applicable statutes, regulations and contractual requirements and ensures the project is compliant and ensures all program/client services are effectively and efficiently delivered.
    -Establish and maintain a productive relationship and effective communications with all MAXIMUS clients and other stakeholders, advocates and interested parties.
    -Responsible for all P&L activities related to the contract and manage all financial activities related to the project, annual budget process, monthly and quarterly forecast and review.
    -Develop staffing strategy to meet all performance objectives required of the contract; ensures appropriate performance goals and objectives are established for all project functions; monitors achievement of such goals.
    -Manage all direct report subject matter experts; works closely with functional managers to ensure project delivery and quality.
    -Oversee quality assurance and manage any necessary corrective actions to ensure consistent application of laws, regulations, policies and procedures pertinent to the project.
    -Propose changes in policy and procedure to improve processes and ensure contract compliance.
    -Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    -Perform other special projects not related to a specific case such as process improvement, general medical research, drafting proposal sections, or acting as a liaison for a specific project, when necessary.
    -Meet or exceed all standards established for this position.
    -Demonstrates teamwork and promotes positive company relations.

    Education and Experience Requirements:
    -Bachelor's degree with 10+ years of project management experience
    -Demonstrated skills in managing complex projects involving the evaluation and quality of care across a multi-center healthcare system
    -Deliver multiple small and large projects with high values and high risk
    -Develop innovative methodologies, techniques, and criteria for projects
    -Advanced knowledge of workflows and project mapping
    -Facilitate the tracking and resolution of issues impacting projects

    Additional Requirements:
    -Experience with the Veteran’s Health Administration.
    -Experience managing the development, testing and/or validation of quality measures including those applicable to one of more of the following external accrediting bodies: The Joint Commission (TJC), National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), Commission on Accreditation of Rehab Facilities (CARF), and/or National Quality Standard (NQS).
    -Prefer experience with Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) used to measure and report on quality and performance.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    - Respond quickly to project-related issues and initiatives that require project management oversight.  

    Minimum Requirements:
    - Directs and controls the activities of one or more functional areas, divisions, product groups or service areas through senior managers who have overall responsibility for the successful operation of those assigned areas.
    - Consistently works with abstract ideas or situations across functional areas of the business.
    - Through assessment of intangible variables, identifies and evaluates fundamental issues, providing strategy and direction for major functional areas.
    - Requires in-depth knowledge of the functional area, business strategies, and the company’s goals.
    - Interacts internally and externally with executive level management, requiring negotiation of extremely critical matters.
    - Influences policymaking.
    - Reports to VP level.


    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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