Client First Technologies Senior IT Project Manager Remote · Full time

Client First Technologies (CFT) is seeking a Senior IT Project Manager to join our diverse team of technical professionals to support our federal government customer in managing large enterprise license agreements. Our ideal candidate will be able to effectively blend IT and Project Management knowledge to successfully support projects from initiation to closeout. Successful candidates will be motivated self-starters who thrive in a dynamic, team-based environment.

Description

This is a full-time, remote position. CFT offers a competitive benefit package and collaborative work environment with a strong company culture. Veterans and military spouses are encouraged to apply.


Senior IT Project Manager Responsibilities


  • Support all phases of project management: initiation, planning, execution, and closeout while following the best practices within the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) and federal government standards and procedures
  • Perform project management tasks for multiple, concurrent projects all of which are at various stages of the project management lifecycle
  • Perform business process analyses to identify opportunities for new or improved business process solutions and provide recommendations to leadership
  • Perform business process re-engineering tasks to optimize and improve existing processes. 
  • Develop formal project charters
  • Facilitate project kick-offs, working groups, and status meetings
  • Conduct formal project reviews
  • Ensure stakeholders (Program Managers, customers, and project teams) are informed about current projects
  • Coordinate with partners and internal/external customers
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, including schedules
  • Monitor project milestones and critical dates to identify potential schedule slippage and offer mitigations
  • Ensure risks associated with cost, resources, schedule, and technical aspects of projects are identified, assessed, documented, tracked and mitigated
  • Develop System Development plans, track activities to the plan, and communicate status
  • Participate in the development of project standards, procedures, and quality objectives
  • Identify artifacts needed to establish and maintain control of the project
  • Communicate responsibilities to project members
  • Review project activities with management and project teams
  • Develop estimates for a project’s effort, cost, and critical resources
  • Notify stakeholders of approved changes
  • Track effort, cost, resources, development activities, and schedule and take corrective actions as necessary
  • Make and use measurements to determine the status of planning, tracking, and oversight activities


Senior IT Project Manager Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Mathematics, or related discipline
  • 8 or more years of professional technical or related experience
  • 6 or more years successfully managing IT projects
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise software licensing functions
  • Experience with ancillary activities associated with IT projects, such as process improvement/business process re-engineering, business and systems analysis and performance management
  • Understand government acquisition processes
  • Experience managing projects within Microsoft Project
  • Be an effective communicator (written and verbally)
  • Hold relevant certifications (e.g., Project Management Professional; ITIL) 
  • Be able to take ownership of tasks and work independently


Physical Demands


  • Must be able to sit and stand for long periods of time
  • Occasional travel and overtime may be required


Required Clearances


The ability to pass a Government Background Investigation (BI)


COVID-19 Protocols: As a Federal contractor, CFT is required to comply with COVID-19 protocols applicable to the agency, facility, and location. All COVID-19 requirements are in line with government policies and CDC guidance applicable at the time.



CFT is a proud equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. Discrimination nor harassment are tolerated.