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Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2102232

Project Manager

ICF is a mission-driven company filled with people who care deeply about improving the lives of others and making the world a better place. Our core values include Embracing Difference; we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces, and hires dimensions of difference.

@ ICF Next, we are fearless in finding new ways to solve problems, relentless in making sure it pays off for our clients and committed to making a positive change in the world.

Join our community of mission-driven creatives, communicators, strategists, and technologists to challenge the status quo.

We’re currently hiring for a Project Manager to help to manage and coordinate a variety of activities for our National Cancer Institute client.

As a Project Manager, you will have:

  • An understanding of the project’s scope and ensure the client and team are on the same page 

  • Demonstrated experience meeting deadlines and ensuring the team has what they need to meet theirs 

  • Demonstrated experience managing a project to schedule and ensuring the client and team understand what is expected of them 

  • The ability to identify and resolve or mitigate areas needing clarification, project dependencies, risks, and issues 

  • The ability to ensure the client and team are always aware of project status, risks, and issues 

  • The ability to be a proactive self-starter, working independently to move projects and tasks forward to completion

  • The ability to work in a collaborative team environment and co-lead projects with other project managers

  • The ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders to schedule meetings

  • An understanding of project management tools and how to use them consistently and effectively across teams to manage projects

  • Experience preparing, leading and facilitating status meetings, milestone reviews, and work-in-progress demos to the client in a confident and professional manner 

  • Demonstrated experience planning, organizing, taking meeting notes, and managing the activities of other departments and organizations in order to ensure the on-time and on-budget delivery of projects 

As a Project Manager, you also will have:

  • Five or more years of experience managing relevant projects in a consulting or government environment 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required

  • A demonstrated understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed work plans and specifications and run team meetings 

  • A demonstrated ability to manage tight timelines while adhering to budgetary constraints

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage various stakeholders simultaneously 

  • Previous experience working in a scientific field or managing scientific/technical projects is preferred but not required

Job Location(s): Within the current landscape, this role will be supported remotely. This role will ultimately sit at the client’s Rockville office when remote working guidelines are lifted.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Rockville, MD (MD18)

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