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Location: Arlington, VA
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The Functional Lead Project Manager will provide oversight of all project activities and will be responsible for functional direction. S/He will be the primary interface to the product team and client. The responsibilities will include submitting project deliverables, preparing status reports, and establishing effective project communication plans as well as the proper execution of plans. They will coordinate with cross-discipline team members to make sure that all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules. They will also meet with project team members to identify and resolve issues. S/He will facilitate change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of the impacts on schedule and budget.
Ensure resource availability and allocation. Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques
Report and escalate to management as needed
Manage the relationship with the client and relevant stakeholder
Perform risk management to minimize potential risks
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets, and experience levels
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goal
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
Use and continually develop leadership skills. Perform other related duties as assigned
Here Is What You Need:
Bachelors Degree or 7 years of equivalent industry experience
Experience in project and/or program management
Bonus Points If:
10+ years of industry experience
Ability to lead project teams of various sizes
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
US Citizenship Required
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $137,700 - $193,000 and information on benefits offered is here.
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