Cisco 1226596-Project Manager - Federal Clients in Herndon, Virginia

1226596-Project Manager - Federal Clients

  • Location: Herndon, Virginia, US

  • Additional Location(s) Washington DC Metro Area

  • Area of Interest Project or Program Management

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1226596

**Selected applications MUST be a U.S. CITIZEN

and HOLD a current Full Scope (FS) U.S. Government Security Clearance. **

**Candidates who are NOT a U.S. CITIZEN AND hold

a current U.S. Government Security Clearance WILL NOT be considered for

this

position.**

Must be located in the METRO D.C. area

What You'll Do

  • Act as an overall project lead to coordinate

strategic and complex projects across all relevant Public Sector staff

members

and work closely with them to solve project/process related challenges.

  • Provide regular status updates to all involved

Public Sector parties to ensure full transparency and best possible

alignment

(Management Team, HTOM, Engineers, Customers, etc.)

  • Identify critical risks within the project in

time and proactively suggest solution to resolve the issue.

  • Clearly document the project on an ongoing

basis to ensure a clear understanding regarding roles and responsibilities

within the team as well as at the interface to organizations and engaged

partners.

  • Identify and isolate key project/process

challenges which need to be resolved to achieve improved efficiency within

the

Who You'll Work With

Public Sector team

  • Create Current State Analysis (e.g., data flow diagrams,

business problem statements, cost-benefit analysis, and business process

flow

diagrams) Solution Proposal (e.g., FRD, mock-ups, needs analysis,

conceptual

design doc, business process flow diagrams, cost-benefit analysis, and

business

impact analysis)

  • Prepare Meeting Documentation (e.g.,

action/to-do lists, meeting agendas, and meeting minutes)

  • Prepare PLC Documentation (e.g., use-cases,

business cases, conceptual design doc, IT value cases, risk analysis,

stakeholder analysis, test plans, and testing results)

  • Prepare Status and Tracking Documentation

(e.g., progress reports, team updates, status requests, and resolved issues

lists)

Business

  • Apply understanding of Client/Cisco Business

(e.g., leverage best practices, advocate customer position).

  • Contextualize Impacts (e.g., identify

implications of problems/issues/events on internal and external business

processes).

  • Identify Opportunities for Public Sector

Process Improvement (e.g., optimization, proactively, innovation)

  • Translate Public Sector Objectives to Strategy

(e.g., support projects, provide expert advice, contribute to portfolio

alignment)

Communication

  • Build Client Relations (e.g., establish

productive and reciprocal relationships with Public Sector Management Team,

Engineers, ORMs, Customers, and other stakeholders).

  • Client Communications (e.g., facilitate

meetings/sessions).

  • Team Communications (e.g., facilitate

information sharing, advocate client positions, leverage team).

  • Educate Client and Ensure Compliance (e.g.,

PLC, best practices, etc.)

  • Cross Functional Influence

  • Internal Consulting and Partnering

Leadership

  • Mentor Others (e.g., share knowledge and

expertise with others)

  • Manage Processes (e.g., gather information,

analyze needs, execute re-engineering, etc )

  • Provide Cross Functional Influence

  • Provide Internal Consulting and Partnering

Metrics

  • Client/Business Impact

  • Degree of Solution Alignment to Client Needs (e.g.,

satisfaction)

  • Degree of Business Productivity/Profitability

Gain (e.g., realized ROI, avoided application and service issues,

scalability

of solution, creativity/innovation, speed to solution, and time to case

resolution)

  • Utilization of Expertise (e.g., unsolicited

number of requests for expert consultation and integration/inclusion in

client

team)

Education

10+ years related experience as a project manager

within the Services / IT / SP industry

Requires BS Business, CS or equivalent plus 10years experience, with minimum 5 years project lead/management.

Professional PM

Certification ESi, PMP or MS/MBA desired.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking bold risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with unique personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. We are thought leaders, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco.

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.