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Governance Project Manager

Job ID:
12 months 
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Date Added:
Start Date:
Ashburn, VA 20147  
Pay Rate:
Career Field:
Project Management


TITLE: Governance Project Manager  LOCATION: Ashburn, VA 20147 CONTRACT: 12 months or longer PAY RATE: $60/hour on W2

Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

Job title:
ACPD Governance Project Manager
What you'll be doing...

Company's Advanced Communications Product Delivery group is looking for a Project Manager to join the Technology and Product Delivery team. The position is an overarching PM function working on Program Management and Governance activities for the entire portfolio. This position will assist with strategic management of resources, interfacing with internal groups and vendors for priority alignment, front door processes, Agile delivery transformation, and key performance metrics. The PM will assist with contract management activities on a large, global 3rd Party managed services contract, including sourcing and legal reviews, offshore access requests, security audits for work locations, and other contract modification and compliance activities. This individual should be an energetic self-starter with a broad experience in product development, process improvement, and vendor management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support contract governance activities for large Managed Services contract.
  • Maintain a broad suite of Project reports, dashboards, roadmaps, and key performance indicators, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of reported data across the team.
  • Interface with Portfolio Management and IT (VBIT / NSIT) for priority and resource assignment.
  • Interface with Advanced Communications Product group for roadmap, priority alignment, and Exec status.
  • Maintain and manage overall delivery priorities with ACPD PMs and Mid-range Server Support team.
  • Update project tracking tools and systems to accurately document project progress, key performance metrics, contract governance data.
  • Update and disseminate clear communication with ACPD team members regarding process improvements, contract governance, vendor intake, IT intake, MRSS intake, and Agile transformation.
  • Drive resolution of impediments for the team, escalate as needed.
  • Maintain excellent communication with direct management on objectives, status, impediments.
  • Complete various staff functions and presentations as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum eight years of related experience IT project, program, or portfolio management.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to build trust, accountability, and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective, concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience creating and delivering Executive level presentations.
  • Ability to run effective meetings with local and remote attendees, attendees from many time zones and cultures, using multiple collaboration tools.
  • Vendor management.
  • Experience in Agile Software Development methodology

Desired Skills:

  • Relevant certification(s) such as PMP, SAFe Agile, ScrumMaster.
  • Relevant tools experience: Team Foundation Server, Clarity, JIRA, Confluence, Sharepoint.
  • Familiarity with PRT / LBA process.
  • Familiarity with Managed Service contract management, governance.


  • Position is full-time/40 hours per week.
  • Remote work is required through 2020.


We pay weekly every Friday, have direct deposit, and offer a competitive benefits package: Medical, Dental Vision, 401k plan, etc.

At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.

Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!



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“APR Consulting, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications for all positions equally without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status or any disability as provided in the Americans with Disabilities Act. APR Consulting, Inc. participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.”

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