Project Manager - Special Projects

Project and Program Management
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Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing as a Project Manager supporting special project requirements for the Bureau of Humanitarian Assistance (BHA) Abacus business process system.
  • Perform Special Project Management responsibilities to include defining and planning program/project scope, establishing measurable goals, setting realistic timelines for deliverables, planning, and managing releases, tracking, and communicating program status.
  • Facilitating support and managing sprint cycle development priorities that incorporate BHA stakeholder decisions and follow the USAID SDLC methodology.
  • Facilitate working sessions with the key stakeholders to understand business needs and identify improvements.
  • Facilitating the elicitation, analysis, prioritization, validation, refinement, and documentation of detailed requirements.
  • Coordinating stakeholder meetings and preparing agendas and minutes as needed.
  • Capturing high-level functional requirements and traceable decomposition into epics, capabilities, features, and stories.
  • Overseeing the capture and management of requirements in the Agency's ITSM Tool (ServiceNow™) for release, sprint, and backlog.
  • Ensuring all application development adheres to agency requirements and achieves BHA objectives, adheres to BHA policies, and procedures.
  • Delivering presentations to customers, executive management, and other program stakeholders
  • Development and adherence to master plans and integrated master schedules.
  • Conducting thorough risk & opportunity management practices including identification, mitigation, and realization.
  • Provide program management support and all necessary personnel, administrative, logistical, financial, and managerial resources under the task order.
  • Leading and directing cross-functional Integrated Program Teams (IPT) to meet program cost, schedule, and technical performance objectives.
  • Developing and delivering Monthly Status Report to the government.

                                           *Contingent on Contract Award* 



Basic Qualification:

  • U.S. Citizen; eligible for U.S. Security Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8 – 11 years, or master’s degree with 6 - 9 years, or PhD with 3 - 6 years’ experience is required; four (4) years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • 5 years of experience leading the performance of tasks on schedule, at cost and achieving all requirements as either project lead or integrated project team lead.
  • The ability to manage communications with stakeholders through organized processes to ensure that project information is defined, collected, shared, understood, stored, and retrieved in a manner that effectively meets project and stakeholders needs.
  • The ability to identify and address project impacts through a systematic, proactive, approach to issue and problem resolution that identifies, communicates, monitors, and promptly resolves conflicts across all levels of the program.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate with individuals at many different levels from within and from outside of the organization.
  • Experience capturing high-level functional requirements and traceable decomposition into epics, capabilities, features and stories.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.
  • PMP Certification
  • Direct or interagency experience supporting USAID and/or DoS.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

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At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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