Project Manager #3627


  • DE-BW-Stuttgart
  • Project/Program Management
  • Secret
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Project Manager to support DoD organizations and USAFRICOM. This position will be located in Stuttgart Germany and will be an onsite only position.


Creates integrated project plans for contract deliverables and new products in development projects. Manages a project team comprised of a multidisciplinary staff. Reviews, manages and controls status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with team members and line managers. Generally reports to a Program Manager.

  • Manages the direction of a project through the design, implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives.
  • Defines requirements and plans project lifecycle deployment.
  • Supervises professional and technical support personnel performing in their regular disciplines.
  • Schedules tasks and coordinates with various team members to accomplish the results.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking, analysis and reporting.
  • Project Planning and Execution:

    • Lead the planning, execution, and closure of IT projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and within budget.
    • Develop project plans, timelines, and resource allocation in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
    • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and mitigating risks as needed.

    Stakeholder Management:

    • Establish and maintain strong relationships with project stakeholders, including business units, vendors, and senior management.
    • Communicate project status, milestones, and key deliverables to stakeholders in a clear and timely manner.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather project requirements and ensure alignment with organizational goals.

    Team Leadership and Collaboration:

    • Provide leadership and direction to project teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
    • Ensure effective communication and collaboration among team members and stakeholders.
    • Motivate and inspire team members to achieve project goals and objectives.

    Budget and Resource Management:

    • Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring optimal resource utilization.
    • Work closely with resource management teams to allocate resources based on project requirements.
    • Monitor and control project financials to prevent budget overruns.

    Risk Management and Issue Resolution:

    • Identify and assess project risks, developing mitigation and contingency plans.
    • Proactively address project issues, escalating as needed to ensure timely resolution.
    • Implement best practices for risk management and issue resolution within the project team.

    Quality Assurance:

    • Ensure that project deliverables meet quality standards and adhere to project requirements.
    • Conduct regular project reviews and quality assessments.
    • Implement and enforce project management best practices.


Bachelor's with 5 - 8 years (or commensurate experience)

Clearance Required: Secret

Required Skills and Experience

  • BA/BS + 7 years recent specialized or AA/AS + 9 years recent specialized or a major cert + 11 years recent specialized or 13 years of recent specialized experience
  • Active Secret clearance (no waiver) and ability to obtain and maintainin a TS/SCI
  • Proven experience as an IT Project Manager, with a successful track record of managing complex projects.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desirable.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in project management tools and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies is a plus.
  • TESA eligibility




Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $120,000 - $130,000 Annually

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