Cerner Senior Federal Project Manager in Arlington, Virginia
Senior Federal Project Manager
As a Senior Federal Project Manager in Cerner Government Services you will plan and direct the work of the project team and cross-functional support teams for one or more Section 508 projects. You will be accountable for the development and maintenance of detailed project plans, schedules and estimates, providing analytical and operational guidance to the project team, and ensuring client satisfaction for assigned projects. This role will allow you to review and approve project team work to ensure adherence to 508 compliance, scope, quality and productivity expectations and implement additional processes or reviews as needed to address systemic or recurring issues. In scope will be to assess and report on identified and anticipated project risks and lead risk avoidance or mitigation strategies to minimize project impact, escalating to the task order owner as appropriate. You will lead internal and external project meetings, providing updates on progress against critical paths and milestones, key operational and financial measures and risk assessments as well as engage and manage third party resources as needed to support project objectives.
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Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.
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At least 8 years of total combined higher education and related work experience including:
At least 2 years of project or program management work experience
At least 6 years of higher education and/or additional work experience directly related to the duties of the job
Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position
Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen
Bachelor's degree in Business, Health Care, Information Technology
Master's degree in Business Administration
Section 508 compliance experience
Project Management Professional - PMP - Project Management Institute
Must reside in or be willing to relocate to Kansas City or Arlington, VA area
Must be willing to travel up to 25% as needed
Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
Perform other responsibilities as assigned
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Project & Program Management