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Junior IT Project Manager

Junior IT Project Manager

Washington, DC


Job Description:

JPI is seeking a Junior IT Project Manager with at least three (3) years of project management experience, with at least one (1) year supporting a Project Management Office (PMO) team utilizing Agile management methodologies. 


Account Management (20%):

  • Helps communicate a clear vision/strategy;
  • Assists in setting clear priorities and aligns account activities to them;
  • Helps secure follow-on work and identifies new solutions or service offerings to market to existing clients;
  • Uses project management information systems to support ongoing project management efforts;
  • Develops project status briefings and reports;
  • Helps transform ideas into actionable communications documents and strategies;
  • Participates in program management working sessions and supporting program managers in executing day-to-day project management activities

Client Services Delivery (60%):

  • Supports the development and management of project plans, Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and Integrated Master Schedules (IMS), including creating Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), defining and sequencing activities, estimating activity resources and durations, and developing schedule;
  • Supports the development of project artifacts including charters, process guides, fact sheets, and correspondence;
  • Supports the implementation of existing project plans, action plans, and internal and external communications strategies, including controlling schedule;
  • Develops meeting and briefing materials, including agendas, meeting minutes, briefings, and talking points;
  • Supports drafting complex client deliverables such as business case analyses, reports, whitepapers, and other complex documents;
  • Provides data analytics, forecasting, performance measurement, and quantitative and qualitative metrics development;
  • Supports facilitation for executive level client meetings;
  • Supports management process improvement efforts.

Contract Management (10%):

  • Supports development of monthly contractual deliverables and invoices, and ensures timely submission;
  • Supports management of engagement economics to include spend plans, subcontractor agreements, and contract documentation;
  • Ensures compliance with all contractual requirements and clauses.

Business Development (10%):

  • Identifies, qualifies, and leads capture of new business opportunities;
  • Positively represents JPI to different clients through clear articulation of JPI's value proposition;
  • Identifies alignment of JPI solutions to client needs;
  • Helps clarify JPI service portfolio and corporate differentiators.​


  • At least three (3) years' management consulting experience and at least one (1) year supporting a project management office (PMO) utilizing Agile management methodologies;
  • Bachelor's degree in business, information systems, communications or a related field. MBA or Master's degree is a plus;
  • Understanding of project management and Agile methodologies (processes, best practices, tools);
  • System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) experience is a plus;
  • Hands-on experience with MS Project, Excel, and MS Office suite required;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint and Visio preferred;
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills;
  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently and in team settings to include close collaboration with management and client personnel;
  • Preferred experience in:
  • Agile / Scrum client methodologies;
  • Performance management;
  • Risk management;
  • Schedule management;
  • Strategic planning;
  • Proven ability to support multiple projects and deliverables simultaneously while meeting milestones and deadlines;
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance;
  • PMP or CAPM certification or other Project Management education/certification is a plus.​
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