Senior Project Manager #4199


  • US-DC-Washington
  • Information Technology
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


Project Overview:

The USAID Strategic Programs contract supports various USAID Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) divisions. The scope of the program includes support services for the following OCIO organizational functions:

1- Enterprise Architecture and Engineering Management;

2- Policy, Process, and Quality Management;

3- FITARA Support;

4- Audit and Reporting;

5- Project Management Office (PMO);

6- Major Investments Management.




Looking for a Senior-level Technical PM with strong management skills and who is comfortable discussing technical subjects at a high level.


Directs all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance.


Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.


Manages one or more programs of size and complexity, may manage an operating/field office, and supervises professional and technical personnel performing in their customary disciplines.

Maintains aggressive efforts to achieve objectives.


Prepares manpower staffing plans, including skill and labor mix, to support contract operations. May be responsible for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff.


Monitors contract, subcontract, and funding; prepares forecasts of program financial performance.


Acquires follow-on business associated with areas of responsibility and supports new business development by leading major proposals personally, or through subordinate program/project managers.


Keywords: technical project management, agile, scheduling, reporting, coordination, monitor Organizational Change Management


Must Have

· BS / BA in Business or a related discipline  with 8 -12 years (or commensurate experience)

· 10+ years of experience serving as a Project Manager in the Federal Government IT space

with extensive experience leading teams in large global enterprise programs.

· Proven ability to effectively communicate with Government customer stakeholders on technical IT, cybersecurity and/or ICAM topics.

· Expert in developing and managing project budgets, spend plans, schedules, risk registers and status reporting.

· Strong teaming, collaboration, and communication skills accompanied with ability to build consensus amongst a diverse set of stakeholders.

· Experience managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities and creating a culture of goal setting, flexibility, and continuous improvement.

· Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure program/project goals are achieved.

· Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.

· Proficient in analyzing program risks and developing risk response strategies.

· Deep understanding of DevSecOps platforms and how they are configured and managed to support rapid release of capabilities.

· Hands-on experience with SDLC and Agile processes. Proficient in artifacts, Sprint planning, and review.

· Experience defining needs, epics, user stories, and features using Agile methodologies.

· Proficient ability to run and manage large meetings with senior presence in a successfully and effective manner.

· Ability to collaborate with senior agency personnel, stakeholders and leads to establish effective communication and assure project progression


Nice to Have

· MS/MA in Business / Management with 12+ years of related experience

· Participation within a formal PMO environment

· Exposure to Azure DevOps

· Exposure to ServiceNow

· Exposure to SAFE

· PgMP and/or PMP certifications are preferred.

· Experience working with G-Suite Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Mail and Drive, and MS office products including PowerPoint and Excel

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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