Project Manager
Project Performance Corporation - Washington, DC

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Washington, DC

Project Performance Corporation (PPC) is a technology and management consulting firm delivering innovative IT, Knowledge Management and Sustainability Solutions. We are a multi-disciplinary team of information technology professionals, project management experts, scientific and technical experts, and legal and regulatory specialists dedicated to providing fully integrated solutions. As an independent consulting firm, we offer impartial, in-depth discovery and analysis resulting in unbiased solutions that emphasize increased quality, efficiency and effectiveness for our clients. With offices in the DC Metropolitan Area we serve Fortune 500 decision makers and Federal, State and local government agencies throughout the U.S.

Job Description:
PPC is seeking a Project Manager with financial and information technology experience. The qualified candidate will have expertise to manage a large technical project that supports business, data, financial and analytical reporting requirements for a Federal government agency. The Project Manager will have experience leading software development projects, but also leading a team of data and financial experts in statistical analysis and reporting needs. Managing projects that analyzed financial markets, securities and financial data would be an asset.

Other responsibilities for this role:
Client interaction including daily contact across multiple teams and personnel including executive management

Communicates across project teams in order to deliver projects on-time and on-budget

Tracks budget and schedule progress through the appropriate metrics. Revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of the client

Identifies critical risks and issues ensuring they are identified, tracked, reported and resolved in a timely manner

Manages day-to-day operational aspects of the project requirements, scope and change management issues

Prepare, present and review project plans, status reports, cost / benefit studies and recommend funding and resources

Supports program lifecycle of the projects (customer interaction, technical delivery, status reporting and analytical solutions)

Mentors project team members to understand and accomplish goals, meet target schedules and milestones, resolve and mitigate issues, establish metrics for measuring key performance criteria

Implements Quality Assurance and Change Management processes to ensure timely superior deliverables throughout the project

Reviews deliverables prepared by team

Monitors and reports on project activities related to the program

Meets with team members and customers to review project scope and progress

Develops, implements and ensures proper execution of project work plan

Minimum Qualifications:
Advanced degree in social science, business, engineering or science

10+ years of experience in mathematics, business administration and/or science related projects

5+ years managing large projects with a mix of technical and business staff

Demonstrated experience managing large project in the financial sector

Superior customer interface at senior levels of client management

Ability to attract, motivate and provide task assignments to a range of technical, business and subject matter staff

PMP certified

Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to communicate effectively to a wide-range of stakeholders

Strong time management skills and proven ability to work on time-sensitive deliverables

PPC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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