Project Manager

Clearance Level
Functional Experts
Stennis Space Center, Mississippi

REQ#: RQ107679

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

The Project Manager is responsible for project planning, coordination, direction, control, progress and risk reporting and also facilitates and directs project implementation and completion, while remaining aligned with organizational strategy, commitments and goals. In addition, project managers occasionally aid the solution development process by facilitating and directing process workflow development/improvement sessions.

Project Management Responsibilities
•    Oversee and proactively facilitate and lead business and project success
•    Create and manage project plans
•    Define project schedules, ensure resources are allocated, and monitor progress
•    Align project objectives with company goals, and ensure objectives are clear to the project team
•    Facilitate and lead project team with the design and development tasks
•    Lead process of issue identification and resolution
•    Manage risk tracking process
•    Monitor and manage scope
•    Manage all documentation
•    Work multiple projects simultaneously
•    Foster partnership with customers/stakeholders/sponsors
•    Communicate project status and risks with the appropriate stakeholders throughout the implementation project life cycle
•    Create and maintain documentation for key project decisions, action items, issues, risks, and other pertinent information
•    Where appropriate, expand product requirements through interviews and analysis
•    Where appropriate, recommend implementation of features and functions to meet product  requirements and foster product quality
•    Assist in defining project governance plans and procedures
•    Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced personnel

Educational and Year of Experience Requirements:
•    Bachelors’ degree with 3 years of related experience or an with 6 years of related experience.

•    Excellent analytical and organizational skills, solid business acumen, highly attentive to details
•    Strong communications skills
•    Readily takes the initiative to foster progress and proactively follows through to completion
•    Capable of clearly understanding client objectives and the business strategies and needs in relation to those objectives
•    Proficient working independently or as part of a team
•    Able to think creatively and outside the box
•    Readily adapts to changing requirements
•    Maintains effective, appropriate professional work relationships
•    Proficient in the use of analytic tools such as data gathering and analysis, flow-charting, process diagramming, use of spreadsheets
•    Experience with common and complex Agile / Scrum practices, service-oriented software development environments, and industry best practices
•    Minimum of 3-6 years of demonstrated experience managing and directing complex projects or business process analysis /analytics
•    Experience with Microsoft Project

Desirable Qualifications in addition to MS Project Experience
•    Experience with Microsoft Visio

• Project Management 7120 Training

• Six Sigma Project Management Team Basics, Goals and Responsibilities Training

• Agile Scrum Software Practices, Roles and Responsibilities Training

• Experience with Microsoft Visio

• Experience with ServiceNow desirable

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.