Project Manager III - Sr

Buchanan & Edwards   •  

Washington, DC

5 - 7 years

Posted 211 days ago

This job is no longer available.


Are you looking for an opportunity to join a growing company that is innovative, cutting edge, and mission centered?  Our prestigious technical and management consultants work closely with our customers in a dynamic, solution-oriented environment, and we are inviting you to apply for our recent opening as a PeopleSoft Project Manager

Plan, staff, budget, and direct major information technology projects or programs.  Typically have budget or financial accountability for managed projects, and ensure adherence to schedules, budgets, and contractual commitments.


Interim Secret


Job Knowledge:  Seasoned professional in the PeopleSoft Technology family. This is the level of full competence that all professionals are expected to achieve in the function.    
Leadership/Directing of Others: Manages program and project implementation and makes significant contributions to programgoals and planning efforts.  May have supervisory responsibilities and/or direct the work of other.    
Problem Solving/Complexity: Assignments are typically broad in nature, requiring discretion and ingenuity. Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem-solving skills to resolve complex situations. Typically confers with managers or superiors on unusually complex matters.
Supervision Received/Independent Judgement:  Operates with considerable latitude performing work with instruction limited to results expected.  


This role manages a team of PeopleSoft developers, help desk, change management  and business analysts in serving the broad and unique needs to the Foreign Service community.  The individual will be highly relied upon by senior Federal leaders for cost effective and innovative solutions, and will be a key member of Buchanan & Edward’s HR line of business


Detailed Job Responsibilities


Lead operations & maintenance effort for a 9.1 PeopleSoft Human Capital Management system.  Manage complete O&M release cycle.

Mananage product backlog,  setting priorities and maintaining implementation schedules

Manage client expectations, including understanding client’s short term and long term goals.  Translate goals into achievable incremental releases

Develop future technology strategies to assist the client in becoming more efficient and better positioned for long-term success

Apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement, productivity, mitigaterisks, and resolve issues

Provides management of functional HR/EX Functional staff in providing requirements, system specifications and testing supportfor the customers PeopleSoft HCM application.

Meeting with users, stakeholders, and subject matter experts to define and document business requirements

Works with the BE  DOS HR Progam Manager in support of BE initiatives.





PMP required

PeopleSoft Certification(s) 

5+ Years as a Manager on PeopleSoft projects

3+ years of experience in managing Government PeopleSoft Projects

5+ years of Technical and/or functional experience with PeopleSoft 8.x or higher versions

Excellent writtern and verbal communication skills




Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed tocrafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.