Federal - Project Manager

Services Washington, District Of Columbia Bethesda, Maryland Arlington, Virginia Req.Num.: 10242


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Position: Federal Project Manager

 

A successful candidate in this role will have career development opportunities including running a team of project managers and/or the Program Management Office.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal resources to deliver customer outcomes as sold.
  • Ensure all projects delivered within time, scope, quality, and cost constraints.
  • Assist in definition of project success criteria and objectives, involving relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility and desired quality.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress.
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
  • Run customer facing project status meetings as required.
  • Develop customer project status reports as required.
  • Manage project issues and risks.
  • Develop and manage project dependencies.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Collaborate with project managers worldwide to improve PM efficiency.
  • Foster relationships with customers enabling future account sales.
  • Familiarity with multiple project dashboard creation and presentation to all levels of stakeholders and management a plus.

 

Requirements:

  • Four-year degree or combination of education and relevant work experience. Education, preferably in business administration or computer science.
  • Excellent project planning and scheduling skills.
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in virtualization and infrastructure solutions. 
  • Working knowledge of Federal and/or Public sector processes, is a plus.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification a plus
  • Working knowledge of Agile project management, a plus.
  • Experience using change management processes for dynamic professional services projects.
  • External customer-facing management experience a plus (including partners).
  • Internal customer relationship management experience (i.e. sales, pre-sales, advisory services) a plus.
  • Experience managing multiple high-profile workstreams in parallel a plus.
  • Experience creating and reviewing professional services SOW’s a plus.
  • Must be Security clearance eligible.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 6 years of experience in project management. Prefer at least 1 year managing data center, IT infrastructure, cloud, hybrid, or hyperconverged programs.

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

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We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.