Senior IT Project Governance Specialist - Manager

Guidehouse - McLean, VA (30+ days ago)


PwC Public Sector, LLP helps federal, state, and local governments solve complex business issues, manage risk and add value in financial management, program management, operations improvement, and security and data management. In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies.

PwC Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, view our winner profile on the NIST website.

It was announced in February of 2018 that Veritas Capital, a leading private equity investment firm had signed a definitive agreement to acquire its US Public Sector business.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Our Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Consultants assist clients with capital planning and investment control. This high performing team optimizes project and program performance, while consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy.

Minimum Years of Experience: 6

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Required: Project Management Professional (PMP)

Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and success in a role managing project teams and workstreams within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment, emphasizing the following specialty areas: earned value management systems, governance, planning and controls, performance measurement and reporting, communications and stakeholder management.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities to utilize the following technology as it relates to managing projects within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment:

  • Project server and/or Microsoft project
  • Enterprise architecture;
  • IT asset management.
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities with, and a track record of, identifying and addressing client needs specific to federal project management, and federal consulting or federal project management: identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

Travel Required
Yes. 0 - 20 %
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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