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Project Manager

Skilled Hire

Project Manager

Washington, DC
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Title Project ManagerJob typeFull time

    Location(s)Washington DC

    PurposeThis is a full time position with a Fast-Growing IT Consulting Company in looking to bring on-board a dynamic Project Manager in Washington DC. Ideal candidate is energetic and proactive project manager skilled to lead technical teams and provide innovative solutions that meet and exceed customer expectations. Offering Great pay plus full scale benefits that are second to none!

    Duties:

    Lead and direct technical and administrative project teams. Recruit, retain, guide and mentor project teams to excel in service delivery.

    Develop constructive relationships and positive rapport with government customers and teaming partners.

    Collaborate with business analysts, stakeholders, technical leads, developers, and quality assurance associates from project scope definition through implementation.

    Manage scope, schedule, risks, issues, and changes while always striving to minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects.

    Allocate appropriate resources to ensure projects are completed within given time and budget.

    Report status, develop project-related documentation and implement lessons learned.

    Participate in project performance review meetings and discussions.

    Participate in corporate business development activities.

    Develop position descriptions and salary requirements for staff. Assist in recruitment activities.

    Take ownership and accountability for project financials.

    Required Qualifications:

    BA/BS degree in IT or related field.

    PMP certified.

    5-8 years of demonstrated experience with 3+ years of experience as project manager, preferably supporting federal government clients.

    Ability to define functional business requirements and scope them down to deliver value added applications.

    Ability to gather requirements from multiple stakeholders and translate them into functional solutions.

    Hands-on experience managing IT project budgets and resources, and reporting on financials.

    Knowledge of software development life-cycle (SDLC) following Waterfall or Agile methodologies.

    Expertise with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.

    Clear and effective verbal and written communication is imperative.

    Desired Qualifications:

    Scrum Master certified.

    ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Agile.

    Knowledge of TFS, JIRA or related tools.

    Benefits Summary:

    2 weeks vacation (Increases to 5 weeks with length of the stay).

    1 week personal time off.

    10 paid holidays.

    Medical, dental and vision insurance through Blue Cross/Blue Shield

    401(k) matching

    Short and long term disability and life insurance.

    Commuter benefits

    Paid training

    Skilled Hire is an equal opportunity employerSkilled Hire considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual preference, personal appearance, family responsibility, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or physical disability, matriculation, political affiliation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.