MAXIMUS

  • Sr Project Manager

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2020 12:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2020-48167
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
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    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 https://www.maximus.com.

    Job Description Summary

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Manage all client contact throughout the implementation of the project. Track and post all implementation activities and documents to collaboration server. Lead and participate in requirement and process analysis sessions and interviews. Create MSProject schedules to align with required timeline and scope (per RFP). Create and review project deliverables. Maintain project forecasts and budgets. Collaborate with various functional and technical teams (MAXIMUS and external partners) to ensure timeline, complete, and accurate implementations. Contribute to corporate repository of project standards. Contribute to proposal writing. Ability to travel up to 50%. Perform other duties as assigned.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field. At least seven (7) years of project management experience, PMP certification strongly preferred. Must possess exceptional organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, to all segments of the population. Experience in managing both staff and processes, deadline-oriented work, budgets and revenue and profitability. Experience leading complex projects spanning multiple knowledge and functional disciplines with Health or Human Services experience a plus. Experience working as a team member and independently. Strong computer skills, including intermediate to expert Excel skills to expert Excel skills level of MS Office, MS Project, and SharePoint.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    - Manage all client contact throughout the implementation of a complex project.

    - Track all implementation activities and artifacts.

    - Lead and participate in requirement and process analysis sessions and interviews.

    - Create Project schedules in alignment with required timeline and scope (per RFP) using available resources (E.g. Microsoft Project, etc.).

    - Create and review project deliverables. 

    - Maintain project forecasts and budgets.

    - Collaborate with various functional and technical teams (MAXIMUS and external partners) to ensure timeline, complete, and accurate implementations. 

    - Contribute to corporate repository of project standards.

    -  Contribute to proposal writing. 

    - Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Requirements:

    - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field. 

    - Minimum of seven (7) years of project management experience which must include leadership of at least one complex project.

    - PMP certification preferred. 

    - Possess exceptional organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to work as a team member and independently. 

    - Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.

    - Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, verbally and in writing, to all segments of the population. 

    - Experience managing both staff and processes, deadline-oriented work, budgets and revenue and profitability. 

    - Experience leading complex projects spanning multiple knowledge, technical, and functional disciplines. 

    - Health or Human Services experience preferred. 

    - Strong computer skills, including intermediate to expert skill level of MS Office, MS Project, and SharePoint.

     

    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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