PwC Public Sector Program Management Director in McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

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Our Program and Portfolio Management (PPM) Consultants assist clients with capital planning and investment control. This high performing team optimizes project and program performance, while consistently aligning projects with corporate strategy.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Years of Experience: 10

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Required: Project Management Professional (PMP)

Degree(s) Preferred: Master's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven expertise and success in a role directing project teams within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment, emphasizing the following specialty areas: earned value management systems, governance, planning and controls, performance measurement and reporting, communications and stakeholder management.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities to utilize the following technology as it relates to managing projects within a Project Management Office for large programs in the federal government environment:

  • Project server and/or Microsoft project;

  • Enterprise architecture;

  • IT asset management.

Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities with, and a track record of, identifying and addressing client needs specific to federal project management, and federal consulting or federal project management: identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection. Extensive knowledge with project server and/or Microsoft project, enterprise architecture and IT asset management.

Demonstrates proven expert-level abilities as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

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