Project Manager

Halfaker and Associates   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 36 days ago

Job Description

Halfaker and Associates, an award winning high growth small business, creates innovative and customer-centric technology solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Software Engineering and IT Infrastructure to improve the health, security and well-being of all Americans. Our commitment toexcellence and our vision to "Continue to Serve" has resulted in steady growth and an expanding client base across government agencies in the health, defense, security and intelligence sectors. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we have employees nationwide and were recently named a 2018 Top Work Placeby the Washington Post. Please take a moment to browse through our website and learn more about what it means to serve with Halfaker.

Halfaker has an opening for Project Manager to join our talented, dynamic team. The key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Apply management and leadership skills to provide project management to ensure that project outputs are delivered on time, within agreed-upon scope, and within budget; monitor and control scope, schedule, and cost to enable program outcomes and deliver high-quality work products that trace back to objectives and acceptance criteria
  • Build and maintain relationships with program management, clients, stakeholders, and teaming partners; proactively monitor project performance, stakeholder priorities, and manage program focus, direction and team activities accordingly
  • Learn and understand project goals and outcomes, decompose project objectives into actionable work packages and activities, and manage resources within schedule constraints
  • Oversee the creation and submission of project performance reporting deliverables
  • Mentor project team members and identify career development opportunities for staff; provide clear direction and regularly communicate expectations and feedback to team and individuals
  • Identify, manage, and communicate project risks and issues; identify and implement risk mitigation strategies and monitor (and minimize) risk project wide
  • Conduct project activities in accordance with defined/required project management life cycle processes
  • Provide input into project management life cycle processes governing project execution to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency
  • Assist the Program Manager with staffing approach, organization chart, and resource requests
  • Create a high-level work schedule
  • Own and manage action items, conduct project launch, initiate and plan activities in accordance with company Project Management Framework
  • Support Program Manager with executive team briefing on progress, updates, status, and next steps

Required Skills

  • Excellent oral communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated and ability to take initiative
  • Ability to delegate work appropriately and manage time effectively for self and others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly analytical; proven problem-solving abilities
  • Willingness and enthusiasm to learn new skills, new client environments, and grow domain expertise
  • Ability to conduct independent research to lead or support the resolution of complex questions and issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting
  • Government consulting/contracting experience
  • Experience with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) programs.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience with 10+ years of overall experience
  • PMP Certification

Halfaker and Associates is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.