GDIT has a future opportunity for a Project / Program Manager to lead the GDIT project team providing support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in support of the CDC effort to configure, implement, and provide post go-live support for a new COTS Application. This includes providing a low-code Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solution, leading the project planning, requirements gathering, architectural design, software configuration and development, testing, completion of the full System Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) prior to production Go-Live, implementation and deployment support, change management, training, data migration, data management, and post go-live support including help desk. The Project Manager will work with key stakeholders to ensure integration with internal/external systems, that the proposed solutions meets all technical requirements, and be able to track and report on customizable data points.
The candidate will be responsible for the successful staffing, cost, schedule and performance of the contract. Serves as the main point of contact for the Contracting Officer (CO), the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), the Government Program Manager/team leads, and the Contractor’s senior management. Works directly with the client to establish detailed staffing requirements for each team and coordinates with internal recruiting and partner/subcontractor teams to place appropriately-skilled staff in each requirement. Ensures proper performance of tasks necessary to ensure the most efficient and effective execution of the contract. The PM shall utilize expert communication skills needed to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas. The candidate should be knowledgeable in data science, epidemiology, public health, and/or data management to be able to effectively screen staff to be placed on this response. This position will manage a large program of over 50 staff with team leads and senior staff as direct reports. The ideal candidate will have the experience of a senior data scientist with the program management skillset to run a new large fast-paced program.
Program Management Responsibilities:
The contractor shall provide Strategy, Planning, and Associated Reporting in compliance with the Contractor Performance Work Statement.
Responsible for administrative duties such as review of work schedules, hours worked, and appropriate time off.
Supervise assigned GDIT personnel to include daily employee accountability and provide over-watch of other contractor personnel.
Serve as a liaison between business and technical aspects of projects.
Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.
Primary interface with the Contracting Officer (CO), Contracting Officer’s representative (COR) and Government team leads.
Provide technical, contractual, subcontractor and resource issue resolution.
Provide leadership for the team to identify and implement opportunities for service enhancements
Provide administrative and functional support for personnel activities such as time keeping, performance reviews, counseling, and hiring.
Develop assigned GDIT personnel with all appropriate tools to include formal training resulting in the most potential possible on an individual and collective basis.
Manage assigned GDIT projects to include recruiting and hiring actions along with financial statuses.
Perform business development tasks to include proposal writing/development as directed.
8+ years of overall progressive experience
A minimum of 5 years of experience managing/supervising staff of highly-skilled application engineers
Desired Skills and Experience:
CDC experience is highly desired
CDC Budget and Resource Management Knowledge
Experience managing a program of 20 or more people on a Federal contract project/program.
Working knowledge of Agile Methodologies and ability to work within Government EPLC framework
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