Project Manager

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 01-12-2018
Position Title:         Project Manager
Location:                 Reston, VA
Position Type:         Full-time, direct hire
 
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
 
Responsibilities
 
• Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
• Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with
  senior management and stakeholders.
• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
• Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely
  and clear fashion.
• Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
• Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
• Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where
  necessary.
• Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required
  personnel from within the company.
• Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate
  recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
• Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
• Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
• Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
• Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
• Track project milestones and deliverables.
• Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and
  presentations.
• Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results,
  and troubleshoot problem areas.
• Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency
  plans.
• Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life
  cycle.
• Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence
  them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
• Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
• Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify
  successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
 
Work Conditions
 
•  Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
• Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site
  personnel/management.
 
 
Austin Lindley
Technical Recruiter
Repeat Consultants
8201 Greensboro Drive
Suite 300
McLean, VA 22102
Tel:   (703) 870-3795
Fax:  (703) 870-3796
Toll:  (800) 870-3046
Cel:   (703) 909-9631
austin@repeatconsultants.com
www.repeatconsultants.com
 
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