SME IT Project Manager

at Management Solutions in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Who we are…

Management Solutions is a national award-winning management consulting firm that specializes in clean energy program management, organizational maturity assessment, environmental services, and project strategy and implementation. We deliver simple, innovative solutions to complex problems facing our federal customers. Founded in 2002, MSLLC has been named Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Department of Energy, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. MSLLC has also been recognized as one of the Top Employers in the Greater Knoxville area.

This position will support a Department of Energy office.?The mission of this office is to provide centralized infrastructure planning processes; real estate services; program management for operations of facilities, maintenance, recapitalization, disposition, and line-item construction and perform project and contract management of line-item construction and major items of equipment.

This position is remote, with the expectation that candidates can work during Eastern Time Zone office hours. Residency in the United States is a mandatory requirement. ?

  • This position is contingent upon contract award.


+ Strategic Leadership: Direct and control IT project activities, establishing clear goals that align with the program’s objectives. Leverage deep domain and expert technical knowledge to guide project direction and decision-making.

+ Project Management Excellence: Plan and lead major technology assignments, evaluating performance results, and recommending changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Ensure the highest standards of project management practices are upheld.

+ Innovation and Solution Development: Function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments, fostering innovation and originality in solving complex problems. Drive the development of methodologies and solutions that enhance project outcomes.

+ Client and Senior Management Interface: Engage in negotiations and interface with senior management and clients, effectively communicating complex technical concepts and project strategies. Ensure client needs are met, aligning project deliverables with business objectives.

+ Financial and Resource Management: Oversee financial management, methods, and staffing for technology assignments, ensuring resources are allocated efficiently and projects are delivered within budget constraints.

+ Risk Analysis and Mitigation: Conduct thorough risk analysis for project initiatives, developing and implementing robust mitigation strategies to address potential challenges and ensure project continuity.

+ Team Leadership and Development: Lead and mentor project teams, promoting a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement. Encourage professional growth and development within the team.


+ Advanced degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field, with professional certifications in project management (e.g., PMP, PRINCE2) highly regarded.

+ At least 10+ years of progressive experience in IT project management, including significant experience in managing large-scale, complex IT projects.

+ Demonstrated expertise in strategic planning, project management methodologies, and leading-edge IT technologies.

+ Exceptional leadership skills, with a proven ability to motivate, guide, and manage high-performing teams.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, capable of identifying and addressing complex project challenges.

+ Excellent communication and negotiation skills, with a track record of successful stakeholder engagement and management at all organizational levels.

+ Deep understanding of the Clean Energy Security Program and the Inflation Reduction Act, with the ability to align IT project initiatives with legislative requirements and objectives.

Additional Requirements:

+ Availability to travel as needed for project requirements and stakeholder meetings.

+ Candidates must be eligible to obtain or currently hold the necessary security clearances required for the project.

+ Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

+ This position is remote, with the expectation that candidates can work during Eastern Time Zone office hours. Residency in the United States is a mandatory requirement.

Management Solutions LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Job Posting: JC258127519

Posted On: Apr 10, 2024

Updated On: May 15, 2024

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