Project Manager

Clearance Level
Project/Task Management
Atlanta, Georgia

REQ#: RQ76309 Project Manager (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

The CDC COVID-19 Activation has created many employment opportunities for those willing to work hard and contribute to this amazing national effort! 

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.

A position for a Project Manager is currently available for a highly talented and motivated individual to join our team in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – COVID-19 Activation.  This position will support the management of CDC’s Coronavirus Self-Checker, an interactive clinical assessment tool that will assist individuals ages 13 and older, and parents and caregivers of children ages 2 to 12 on deciding when to seek testing or medical care if they suspect they or someone they know has contracted COVID-19 or has come into close contact with someone who has COVID-19. This position is for fulltime employment with the ability to earn extra hours in support of this demanding response work.  Initial location is in a telework role due to COVID-19 restrictions and is expected to transition to the Roybal Campus located in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Learn More about CDC and the COVID-19 Activation HERE

Responsibilities include:

  • Complex project management, partner engagement, requirements gathering, and meeting facilitation.
  • Synthesize scientific, technical, and other information to make recommendations based on updated CDC clinical and testing recommendations in coordination with CDC leadership.
  • Maintain project alignment with overall CDC mission and internal and external partners.
  • Liaise with internal and external partners. 
  • Facilitate partner meetings, including CDC leadership.
  • Conduct quality assurance and evaluation of website and mobile-based applications.
  • Experience with rapidly developing and implementing digital/tech and data solutions. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelors in related field and 6+ years related experience required, or Masters and 4+ years related experience
  • Project management experience
  • Must be U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) clearance

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Superior written and verbal skills.  Must write succinctly and clearly and explain complex situations in plain English to technical and non-technical audiences
  • CDC experience is strongly preferred
  • Power BI, MS Access, and data analysis experience

 Attributes for Success:

  • Proven leadership and management abilities
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem solving with strong decision-making capabilities
  • Project management skills and self-driver; cool under time pressure and flexible
  • Ability to work simultaneous projects with aggressive timelines
  • Anticipates and communicates issues and risks
  • Ability to address a diverse set of stakeholders and meet the challenging work requirements of a complex CDC activation
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.