Program Manager (Top Secret Clearance/SCI) in Annapolis Junction, MD at Maximus

Date Posted: 1/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employment is contingent upon contract award.

TS/SCI required

The Program Manager (PM) possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major information technology assignments and projects. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. Serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

Job duties
•Demonstrated experience in managing, directing, and implementing health IT projects or programs.
•Experienced in managing a diverse group of functional activities, and groups of technical and administrative personnel.
•Understands the unique health IT environment, including HIPPA security requirements, connected health, electronic record sharing, medical device connectivity, and tele-health delivery.
•Manages and controls large funds and resources, and demonstrates capability in managing complex, multi-task contracts.
•Serves as the single contract manager and is authorized to interface with the government Contracting Officer or Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), other government management personnel, and customer agency representatives.
•Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, assigning contractor schedules, and communicating policies, purposes, and goals of MAXIMUS Federal to subordinates and subcontractors.
•Responsible for overall contract performance. Manages services and support operations that may include multiple projects.
•Organizes resources to support multiple concurrent projects and manages the execution of those projects.
•Organizes, directs, and coordinates planning and production of all contract support activities.
•Conducts oral and written communications with all levels of management for planning and control of projects.
•Assigns, schedules, and reviews work of Project Managers including subcontractors.
•Formulates and reviews project feasibility studies, determines costs, and ensures conformance to work standards. Prepares and delivers presentations to colleagues, subordinates and government representatives. '

Project Requirements
•At least ten (10) years of Project Management experience preferred
•PMP Certification
•IT Infrastructure O&M experience (Servers, Application O&M, Network, DevOps, Private Cloud, Data Center Operations)
•ITIL Certification
•Preferred experience in DHS
•US Citizenship


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage Project Management team in the planning, monitoring and execution of all projects within the portfolio.
- Build project management expertise within the team and develop best practices.
- Coordinate and evaluate the work of the Project Management team.
- Ensure exposure to risk is minimized on all projects.
- Provide accurate and timely communication to leadership regarding risks, issues and plans to address each.
- Based on lessons learned, provides recommendations to leadership to improve business and project processes to achieve improved results.
- Develop and provide education and training to non- PMO employees regarding PMO processes.
- Able to travel occasionally.
- Responsible for adhering to established safety standards.
- Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
- Able to occasionally lift, carry, or otherwise move items weighing up to 25 pounds.
- Work is constantly performed in an office environment.
- Perform other duties that may be assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree with 7+ years of project management experience.
- Deliver a single large project or multiple smaller projects at the same time.
- Make informed decisions and ensure adherence to budgets.
- Recommend innovative methodologies, techniques, and criteria for projects.
- Knowledge of workflows and project mapping.
- Able to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities.
- Communicate updates and project status effectively and efficiently.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.