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IT Project Management Consultant

Washington, D.C. 

Full-Time

Job Description:

 

JPI has an opening for an IT Project Management Consultant with at least 6 years of management consulting experience and at least three or more years direct project management experience. This position will be working within an IT development division of a PMO to provide support in areas primary to strategic planning, and project management. Successful candidates will have experience working with senior-level clients in Information Technology (IT) and using System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) and Agile-type methodologies to implement continuous process improvements. ​

Responsibilities Include:

Project Management (40%)

  • Independently provide general day-to-day project management support and advice on all assigned projects
  • Lead and facilitate client meetings and work/track action items to completion
  • Work with Team Lead and government client to identify and recommend strategies for automating and implementing efficient work management processes

Strategic Planning (40%)

  • Support the development of organizational level project management policies, guidelines, procedures, supporting assets, and related metrics
  • Support a wide range of strategy projects (e.g., product management, strategic planning)
  • Map complex business processes and communicate process solutions to the client

Document Management (20%)

  • Develop briefing materials to support governance boards, executive briefings, and project and program status reports
  • Support the development and maintenance of project plans, concepts of operation (CONOPs), business requirement documents, standard operating procedures (SOPs), as well as maintain these areas and other project artifacts to reflect current versions ​

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Technology, Project Management, Computer Science or related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • At least 6 years of experience in IT or software development;
  • At least 3 years of experience in IT project management;
  • Management consulting experience required (within DHS desired)
  • Strong organizational management skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks, management of program and leadership calendars and experience in supporting the day to day operations of a high-visibility program office.
  • Experienced and comfortable with Scrum or other Agile software development methodologies, processes, and practices.
  • US Citizen Clearable to Secret

Additional Requirements:

  • Project Management and IT certifications a plus (PMP, CSM, ITIL, etc)
  • Experience supporting CPIC efforts
  • Experience using JIRA as a project management tool a plus Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Visio​

 

JPI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 
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