Job Description :
Project Manager
Long Term Contract
Merrifield, VA

Our client is looking for a local Project Manager able to commit to an in-person interview. Position is on site.

Active PMP Desired
7 -10 Years IT Project Management experience
Project Leadership
Manages the full life-cycle of the project following SDLC
Applies project management expertise and best practices/tools to define and execute:
Scope Management
Schedule Management
Cost Management
Resource Management
Issue/Risk Management
Procurement Management
Communications Management
Change Management
Quality Management
Vendor Management
Contract Management
Ensures on-time and on-budget delivery of projects through organizing, developing and routinely
forecasting project plans and project budget to ensure
Change Leadership – Manages the transition to ensure adoption of change, builds strong partnerships
and communication plans with all project stakeholders and project team members
Adheres to the PM processes and actively prepares for / participates in all structured project reviews
Leading Projects
1. Leads and engages single or cross-functional project teams, which are accountable for design,
development and implementation of defined solutions
2. Ensures alignment of all project roles and responsibilities and they are articulated to each team
member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
3. Provides clear feedback – both routine feedback (ad hoc discussions based on project activities) and
formal feedback (reviews at key phases of the project or related to PARs / IDPs)
4. Monitors and measures staff/resource assignment results against project / task goals and
accountabilities
3 Vendor Relationships
5. Develop and maintain effective rapport with vendors
Capability Development
6. Evaluates managements of projects, emerging methods, industry best practices and lessons learned to
develop most current and innovative Project Management practices and standards
7. Educates team members on emerging industry methods, practices and standards
Communication
8. Provide consistent, concise, relevant, reliable and timely information to all appropriate internal and
external audiences/stakeholders through a variety of media
9. Ensures accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions
Agile and PMO experience required
- Experience organizing and leading Scrum/Agile project teams
- Experience planning project delivery using Agile practices and tools