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Junior Project Manager

Blacksburg, VA.

Full-Time

Position Description

​JPI is looking for a Junior Project Manager with a minimum of three years of management consulting experience and direct project management experience.  The successful applicant will provide full-time remote support to a Federal Program Management Office (PMO) from our company headquarters located in Blacksburg, VA.

Responsibilities

  • Translate requirements into reporting solutions including designing, developing, documenting and deploying custom reports, and data exports
  • Analyzing current report usage, optimizing options for information delivery, and identifying opportunities for consolidation and elimination of reports
  • Development and maintenance of integrated master schedules / project plans
  • Use of project management information systems to support ongoing project management efforts
  • Leading and facilitating client meetings and exercises
  • Capturing meeting minutes and action items
  • Creating project status briefings and reports
  • Identifying strategies for automating and implementing efficient work management processes
  • Mapping complex business processes and communicating processes solutions to the client
  • Development of communication plans, strategies, and documentation
  • Developing project artifacts including charters, agendas, minutes, and correspondence
  • Additional activities include participating in program management working sessions and supporting program managers in executing day-to-day project management activities 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or a related field
  • Exposure to ITIL, SDLC, and/or SELC;                      
  • Management consulting experience required, with at least three years in project management
  • Understanding of developing project management methodologies (processes, best practices, tools, and templates)                
  • Hands-on experience with MS Project 2010, MS Project Server 2010, and MS Project Web Access
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills                              
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently and in team settings to include close collaboration with program managers
  • Proven ability to support multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven process
  • Experience in building and managing client relationships
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Visio

Additional Qualifications (nice-to-have):

  • DHS HQ experience is a plus
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Experience with Confluence / Atlassian Suite is a plus
  • Experience with Cloud Hosting/Cloud Project Management a plus

 

JPI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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