Cerner Lead Federal Project Manager in Virtual Missouri, Missouri
Lead Federal Project Manager
As a Lead Federal Project Manager on the our Federal Team you will manage the direction and execution of federal client projects to deliver against project scope and objectives. You will plan and direct the work of the project team and cross-functional support teams for one or more projects. You will be accountable for the development and maintenance of detailed project plans, schedules, and estimates, providing analytical and operational. You will provide guidance to the project team, and ensuring client satisfaction for assigned projects. You will review and approve project team work to ensure adherence to scope, quality and productivity expectations and implement additional processes or reviews as needed to address systemic or recurring issues. In addition, you will 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. You will engage and manage third party resources as needed to support project objectives.
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Cerner Government Services
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At least 10 years of total combined higher education and related work experience, including:
At least 3 years of project/program management work experience
At least 7 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
At least 1 year of federal government project/program management work experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI) certification a PLUS
Experience with Software Implementation
PPM(Project Portfolio Management/Clarity) and PeopleSoft experience a PLUS
Willing to travel up to 25% as needed
Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to an already virtually approved location
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
Working Environment Description:
This position offers a Remote working environment. Meaning you can live and work in your current geographical location and work primarily remote. There could be times you will be requested to travel and/or visit a Cerner office or client site. #Remote