PBG Consulting

Management Consultant (Census IT PMO)

Project Manager HRSA

PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.


Our IT Management Consulting Group is growing and we’re currently seeking a Management Consultant to join our team in support of a major Federal agency program management office. The Management Consultant will demonstrate excellent client handling skills with the ability to quickly develop relationships at all levels of the client organization.

Successful candidates must be able to complete a Public Trust background check.

Location is 20% at PBG and 80% at the Client’s site in Suitland, MD.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and coordination to the client, associated program offices, and relevant stakeholders.

  • Support project through planning, preparation and distribution of advance materials, minute taking, facilitating meetings, planning, coordinating, and communicating agenda, tracking action items, posting information, and monitoring and disseminating information via public mailbox.

  • Advise and guide staff about activities necessary to integrate earned value management practices and reporting to monitor and report progress against projected cost, schedule, and performance goals in projects.

  • Assist in building and maintaining project schedules, including weekly project schedule updates and status reporting.

  • Provide IT investment management support in accordance with the policies and procedures established by the client, such as reviewing and implementing investment guidance documentation, operational procedures, scoring criteria, and templates.

  • Provide support for extracting project data, creating dashboards and reports, queries, data warehousing, and other reporting services.

  • Develop and provide general project management training for client staff, including mentorship of project managers and other key staff in project management techniques.

  • Support PMO activity including process analysis, system analysis, measuring success, and stakeholder and leadership reporting.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business, Engineering or other IT related field.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent.

  • 3+ years of experience with developing and maintaining project schedules; tracking and monitoring the progress of the project activities; reporting status, risks, and issues; and recommending adjustments to ensure the successful completion of projects.

  • 3+ years of experience with technical task management and software life cycle.

  • Experience with leading SDLC or Agile, Web-based application development or COTS integration projects.

  • Knowledge of software, including Agile development life cycle methodologies, tools, and processes for schedule management, risk management, configuration management, requirements management, and defect management.

  • Strong quantitative skills and comfort working with, analyzing, and synthesizing budget and program data

  • In depth knowledge of the CPIC process, techniques and governing laws

  • Experience with the OMB budget formulation and execution process

  • Experience reviewing, scoring and updating investment business cases

  • Ability to organize and manage schedules using Microsoft Project, resources, and risks.

  • Experience working with U.S. Census Bureau is preferred.


Professional Skills: 

  • Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.

  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.


PBG celebrates diversity and is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, PBG complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Disclaimer

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job functions but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required by the job incumbent. Nothing in the herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.