PBG Consulting

Program Manager (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 Project Manager to join our team in support of a major Federal agency program management office. The ideal candidate will possess a strong blend of business and technical savvy; a self-starter with a big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality. This role involves close collaboration with business, IT and Finance professionals at all levels within the 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:

  • Plan, direct, and co-ordinate cross-functional team activities to manage and implement project and/or interrelated programs from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage.

  • Lead the project team in determining client requirements and translating requirements into operational plans.

  • Support the program lifecycle in all programs or projects on behalf of the client.

  • Develop and maintain business proposals, charters, project management plans, lessons learned, and closeout for all assigned projects.

  • Build a resource loaded project schedule in accordance with client policy for each project assigned, and obtaining timely approval from governance board.

  • Monitor and advance all activities via a project schedule on a weekly basis.

  • Ensure appropriate management, customer and supplier involvement throughout the life of the program.

  • Formulate and enforces work standards, subcontractor management and performance, and customer satisfaction and alignment of these with the objectives of a program.

  • Abide by all project and program management policies and procedures, as well as program life cycle by providing all requisite programmatic documentation prescribed in accordance with project schedule and ensure project trams adhere to the program life cycle and/or tailoring guidelines.

  • Support the selection of enterprise project management tools and provide business processes, reports, guidance, and direction to assure meaningful resource management and project reporting requirements in accordance with requirements and regulation.

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.

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

  • Ability to work independently at times and be self-motivated and results-focused.

  • 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.


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.