Project Manager
Edwards Project Solutions - Washington, DC

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Developing and executing a variety of SDLC and PMO documentation including, but not limited to:
o Project Charters
o Requirements Traceability Matrixes
o Lessons Learned/Project Close Out Reports
o Project Management Plans (PMPs),
o Risk Management Plans,
o Communications Plans, and
o Quality Assurance Plans.

Providing mentoring in project management best practices and techniques. Planning, developing, executing, and monitoring project budgets. Conducting and documenting cost-benefit and other management analyses on new and on-going projects. Monitoring adherence to program management guidance and directives issued by upper management on specific IT projects.

Performing facilitated planning sessions to build consensus among project team members regarding:
o The specific task activities, task sequencing and task interrelationships within project schedules.
o The exact deliverables that the projects will produce and the work processes to be used to produce them.
o If necessary, conduct additional interviews with key project stakeholders to further define the content required in PMP documents.

Implement a standard portfolio management process that provides for defining, collecting and analyzing key data to track resource allocation, risk, and cost for all projects in the portfolio. It should provide senior management with the tools to effectively manage investment decisions, ensure that constrained IT resources are used efficiently, and ensure that projects deliver the expected performance results. Elements of the portfolio management process shall include:
o Developing methods to provide accurate forecasts for capital planning,
o Maintaining a shared library for portfolio documentation,
o Maintaining a centralized location to view key measurement data,
o Identifying relationships among efforts,
o Providing top-down measurements of service delivery.

Proofreading, editing, and updating specific program and project documents. Maintaining action item and issues tracking logs for specified programs and projects. Maintaining, organizing, and providing configuration control for specific program and project documents. Performing other Program Management/Project Management/Analytical/Administrative duties as required. Preparing program and project status reports. Preparing presentations for program and project status meetings. Developing standards for executing industry best practice program management processes and procedures

As a minimum the Project Manager shall:
Have 10 years of work experience; specifically with last 5-7 in the role of a Project Manager
• Bachelor's Degree
• PMP preferred but not required
• Plan, evaluate, direct, track, analyze and coordinate complex projects.
• Develop and execute complex technical tasks, apply analytical problem solving methodologies, provide technical direction to support staff, interface with Government and prime contractor personnel, and effectively allocate resources.
• Use Microsoft® Project to setup and manage multiple project schedules. This may include implementing schedules in a portfolio format; i.e., Master Projects with inserted Sub Projects).

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