IT Project Manager

Job Locations US-VA-Tysons
Posted Date 8 months ago(12/3/2019 4:43 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Consulting/Business Management


LMI is seeking a professional IT project manager to support a federal agency in the Washington, DC area. The IT Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver IT projects for Federal Agencies. This includes managing: resources, schedules, financials, issues, risks, and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to improving the business of government, drawing from deep expertise in advanced analytics, digital services, logistics, and management advisory services. Established as a private, not-for-profit organization in 1961, LMI is a trusted third party to federal civilian and defense agencies, free of commercial and political bias. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.



Responsibilities include:

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage scope and change requests to ensure customer satisfaction while staying within contract terms
  • Manage all aspects of multiple IT projects across several customers to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities; provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of projects
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources, acts as escalation point for issues and expected to create and execute remediation strategies
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Proven success in providing on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Coordinate between the business and technical teams to act as a liaison and translator for both parties 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information management or information systems management, business administration, technology management or related disciplines, or equivalent experience
  • Five or more years’ experience in working with large government or private sector IT programs or systems
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • Must be self-directed and detail oriented, able to delegate tasks efficiently and communicate needs effectively
  • Ability to effectively interact with personnel involved in financial, policy, technical, operational, and program management work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to compose, write and edit a variety of general business correspondence, management reports, technical presentations, proposals and position papers
  • Exceptional communication, briefing, and writing abilities required; must be able to communicate to all levels: executive through accountant and technical personnel with ease and efficiency
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in all business matters required.
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance.
  • Extensive and demonstrated understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
  • Extensive and demonstrated understanding of business analysis principles, methods, and techniques
  • Ability to pass a government security clearance process is required, for which you must be a US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:


Doctorate, Master’s, or additional Bachelor’s degree in a management, business, economics, engineering, quantitative/qualitative analysis, IT or related field


EEO Statement

LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer-all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. 


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other factors protected by applicable law.

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