Project Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
Customer Service
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The Project Manager is responsible for leading projects from initiation to completion. The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the project lifecycle of planning, scope, definition, design, execution, and delivery. They ensure that all schedule, quality, and budget requirements are met.


The Project Manager may oversee multiple similar business projects or one larger project that requires considerable resources and functional integration. They interface with cross-functional teams to ensure organizational goals are met.


  1. Manage the daily activities of the project lifecycle applying organizational best practices in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control and closing of projects.
  2. Establish and implement project management processes and methodologies for goal achievement.
  3. Track progress of project through milestones, budgetary guidelines, and/or other performance indicators. Follow forecasts and compile status summaries and metrics throughout the project lifecycle.
  4. Ensure consistency throughout all phases of the project lifecycle; gather data from end users to evaluate objectives, goals, and scope.
  5. Interface with all stakeholders affected by and contributing to the project, including end users, vendors, and customers to understand the strategic objectives of the project.
  6. Manage the risk, issue, and change resolution processes and work with Senior Management to take corrective action.
  7. Serve as a consultant for evaluating needs related to the project. Use judgement to recommend innovative solutions within project scope.
  8. Manage resource allocation and daily progress of the project.
  9. Oversee the daily activities of project staff and provide guidance to meet the needs of the organization.
  10. Use professional concepts aligned with organizational objectives to resolve issues in creative and effective ways.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of 5 years of project management experience. 
  • PMP Preferred.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong skills in analysis, planning and organization, and pay rigorous attention to detail to coordinate resources and activities.  
  • Ability to build working relationships with people in the project team and stakeholders in the wider business is vital to business success.

Core Competencies:

  • Business Case Development.
  • Organization and Governance.
  • Project Planning.
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management.
  • Project Risk Management.
  • Quality Management.
  • Change Control.
  • Project Monitoring and Control.
  • Leadership and Teamwork.
  • Communication and Knowledge Sharing.
  • Financial Management.

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