Project Manager

Leidos - Bethesda, MD3.7

Job Description:
The Government Health and Safety Services Group is seeking a Project Manager in Bethesda, MD to support our work with the National Institutes of Health. TASKS/SERVICES will include: 1. Development of detailed project plan(s) 2. Managing stakeholders 3. Managing communication 4. Manages the project team(s) 5. Procurement and execution of the project. 6. Manage and oversee issue resolution, discrepancies arising from stakeholders to assure issues or problems do not escalate 7. Manages interactions of project team members 8. Manages project Budget: assures budget is tracked and delivery is at or below cost 9. Manages risks 10. Assures progress is made and identifies to leadership issues and potential risks including rising costs, missed or delayed deadlines 11. Manages delivery 12. Escalating risks and problems to relevant individuals once they occur 13. Scheduling meetings to resolve issues 14. Updating senior management on project progress 15. Listening to and understanding your stakeholders' and team members' issues 16. Performs basic analysis Should be able to Deliver the following items with experience:
  • Developing the business case that defines the problem/need to be addressed by the project and the reasons for project launch
  • Develop project plans that define the vision and background of any given project and that defines scope, including boundaries, deliverables and requirements
  • Provide reports of product acceptance criteria when requested
  • Be able to provide written justification for any given project by performing analysis
  • Upon request provide a written document that summarizes the project
  • Developing the project schedule that defines time required for implementing the project, along with activity durations and milestones.
  • Developing cost estimates that define how much funding will be required to perform the project and complete its goals and objectives.
  • Developing a communications management plan that explains how communications between ORWH and its stakeholders should be established and managed in regards to the project as needed
  • Performing a post implementation review to confirm the project has reached its goals and objectives and that deliverables are produced.
  • Develop lessons learned reports as requested to document successful experience and practice of the project
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in health administration is preferred, but a degree in a related field is acceptable, Master's preferred.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of related experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of NIH policies, procedures and policies, preferred, but not required. NOTE: Experience supporting a similar organization is fine.
  • Experiences in critical path analysis, preferred, but not required
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to engage and manage multiple stakeholders who may be more senior
  • Skilled in time management
  • Outcomes oriented
  • Experienced in identifying and managing risks
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and MS Project)
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization and style.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills. US Citizen or US Person with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance is required.