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Project Manager
Ref No.: 19-03253
Location: Arlington VA, Virginia

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location: Arlington, VA 22201 USA
Position Type: Full Time
Agency: Federal
  • US Citizen
Section I:  Position Description
  • Lead project management activities for analytics projects within the Office of the Chief Data Officer (OCDO)
  • Develop business cases, requirements definition, and project plans
  • Apply best practices and methods to translate business objectives into functional requirements
  • Work with subject matter experts to translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Coordinate and manage multiple initiatives and projects simultaneously
  • Advise on project scope, resource, and schedule constraints
  • Prepare and deliver regular briefings on project status and constraints
  • Participate in phase, milestone, and final project reviews and document results / action items
  • Work with subject matter experts to identify user acceptance testing requirements; coordinate user acceptance testing and collate results
  • Communicate project scope, resource, schedule, risks, etc. to program sponsors, business customers, and stakeholders
  • Serve as a point of contact for all assigned projects
Section II:  Position Requirements
  • Plan, organize, and manage project activities
  • Ability to flexible apply and adapt project management best practices to analytics projects
  • Manage multiple, simultaneous projects with shared resources and disparate timelines
  • Work independently in a cross-functional environment and coordinate project activities
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with senior-level management and customers
  • Multi-task and effectively prioritize competing needs
  • Knowledge of data analytics methods and the use of data-warehouses, business intelligence platforms, and statistical analysis software
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience leading business process and business re-engineering discussions, user acceptance testing, etc.
Section III:  Experience
  • Certification or advanced studies in project management
  • Degree from an accredited college or university in a technical field (engineering, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field of study)
  • At least 5 years of specialized experience conducting project tracking/support management for major IT and/or data analytics system development projects
  • At least 2 years of technical and/or project management experience in leading data analytics projects