Project Manager

Logistics Management Institute Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

LMI is seeking a skilled project manager for a large Federal Government Agency with experience in leading or supporting strategic initiatives and associated program and project management activities

LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction. We offer a generous compensation package with excellent benefits that start the first day of employment. Business casual dress, flex time, and tuition reimbursement are a few of our many work-life benefits available to our employees.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and manage comprehensive program/project execution plans using standard project artifacts such as integrated master project schedules, risk registers, and status reports

  • Identify critical cross-functional inter-dependencies, monitor dependencies, and facilitate alignment between the key PMO supported project(s) suppliers and stakeholders

  • Provide overall guidance on the management of resources and assignments

  • Provide on-going programmatic support to identify, track the status of action items

  • Provide ad-hoc program management support as needed (e.g. documenting minutes, etc.)

  • Provide functional expertise to strengthen the design and implementation of program plans

  • Develop the risk/issue register and overall risk management process; track the status of risks, issues, and action items while proactively monitoring the escalation process

  • Highlight key risks/issues for discussion and mitigation

  • Tracking status of project deliverables and milestones based on information collected from client team managers

  • Gathers and analyzes data necessary to support planning

  • Implementing, administering, and updating PMO capability areas based on stakeholder feedback

  • Prepare for, facilitate, and follow-up as needed for all PMO meetings (one-on-one meetings, bi-weekly status, multi-business unit

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 5 years or greats of experience in similar field.

  • Strong organizational skills - someone with the ability to work with little direction on complex tasks and competing demands.

  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

  • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment.

  • Strong attention to detail and quality with exceptional organization skills.

  • Experience as a consultant working with clients in the federal government desired

  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and be a self-starter, solution seeker

  • Ability to meet targets and handle high pressure environment

  • Display a capacity to learn quickly and responds well to changes and opportunities.

  • Create effective teamwork and an environment conducive to developing cross functional groups.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in federal government or federal government consulting.
  • USPS experience
  • PMP
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Project Manager

Logistics Management Institute