Project Manager - Management Consulting

Project Management Washington, District of Columbia United States


Description

Jefferson Solutions, a well-respected government consulting company of the Jefferson Consulting Group, woman-owned small business, is seeking candidates for a Project Manager position to lead a mix of acquisition and management consulting projects. Efforts include a range of traditional management consulting efforts with a specific focus on the federal acquisition/procurement community. Knowledge of management consulting approaches, change management, and the federal acquisition/procurement process are ideal to be successful in the position. May be remote/virtual.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead client engagements in a combined role as the Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert. Project management duties include:
  • Prepare project management plans and manage the execution of the plan.
  • Manage day-to-day communication with clients.
  • Generate project reports or proposals.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal and contractual requirements.
  • Manage team members.
  • Subject Matter Expert duties include:
  • Apply management consulting techniques and technical expertise to develop strategies, recommend and implement approaches to improve processes, restructure organizations, facilitate meetings and build consensus, elicit requirements, develop communication products, and create implementation plans.
  • Will apply change management techniques, including facilitating team building.
  • Provide advanced acquisition expertise to assist agencies through the acquisition process. This may include developing performance-based acquisitions for program offices, guiding acquisition strategy development with the contracting office, drafting technical evaluation summaries, etc.
  • Participate in industry associations to demonstrate firm’s thought leadership.
  • Support proposal and new business efforts.
  • Supervise team members.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Seven or more years of relevant experience, ideally in management consulting with understanding of the federal acquisition support process – cradle to grave
  • Prior experience facilitating change management functions like, technical training, team building and related
  • Experience in working with multiple federal agencies, including Civilian and the Department of Defense (DoD); although DoD experience is desirable, it is not required
  • Advanced knowledge of the federal acquisition process
  • Experience managing teams to execute projects
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or FAC/DAWIA certifications preferred

Additional Skills:

  • Ability to handle effectively and concurrently multiple tasks and projects
  • Excellent anticipatory skills and proactive approach to work
  • Strong oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong prioritization and organization skills to meet deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and interested in producing quality work product
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality and to handle sensitive information discreetly
  • Some travel may be required, when conditions permit

 Jefferson Consulting Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national origin, genetic data, veteran status or any category protected by law.