Government Project Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs the day-to-day management of government client projects including full scale system implementations to minor system change requests and drives each project through to success. During project implementation, creates necessary project deliverables, coordinates all required resources, maintains project documentation including risk registers and project schedules, and manages all communication with project and government stakeholders. After Go-Live, transitions to that government entity’s account manager. Ensures that the company meets or exceeds the contractual obligations for that government account. Acts as the government program’s main point of contact throughout the contract lifecycle and ensures the program’s success.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create project deliverables including: Project Management Plan, Risk and Issue Logs, Meeting Notes, Business Continuity Plan, System Architecture Plan, Disaster Recovery Plan, Requirements Matrix, Training Manuals, etc.
  • Ensure all requirements are well-documented and approved by stakeholders. Coordinate with development team to manage requirements and ensure project scope is successfully met
  • Run weekly meetings with government program officials. Maintain communication plans and act as main point of contact for government stakeholders throughout the entire contract lifecycle
  • Create and maintain Project Schedule for all implementations. Responsible for ensuring all deadlines are met and deliverables are approved in a timely manner
  • Drive projects through to success based on project scope and budget

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PMP Certification Required
  • Communication proficiency – excellent verbal communication skills, active listening skills; collaborates easily, and is friendly and approachable
  • Time management and problem-solving abilities, strong work ethic, unmatched drive and ambition
  • Display strong interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, and complete time-sensitive duties as assigned
  • Organized, take-charge professional with exceptional follow-through abilities and detail orientation, able to plan and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent writing skills
  • College degree

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Government program experience
  • Jira experience

Forian Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Categories: Government
Job Types: Full Time
Job Locations: East Coast

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