Project Manager

Location: McLean, Virginia, United States


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: RR-0002923

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The health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Due to the pandemic, all our employees are working remotely and we will be conducting candidate interviews by video. This position will remain as a remote position once the COVID-19 crisis has abated.


Here’s what you’ll do in this role:

  • Possess a combination of the right aptitude and positive attitude to partner with PMO and stakeholders to deliver projects and outcomes within budget and timelines
  • Be customer and relationship-focused, diplomatic, process-driven, metric-focused, results-oriented, organized, and self-directed. Need to focus on providing solutions versus completing tasks
  • Need to be flexible and adaptable to client environment and culture and quickly learn new concepts to support priorities and needs
  • Create, coordinate, and/or maintain project plans. Actively own the plans and keep the project timeline, tasks, dependencies, and deliverables on track to ensure coordination between the activities in the plan, and the individuals and groups performing them. Make necessary adjustments throughout the project life cycle and communicate to the project team, sponsor, and client accordingly.
  • Actively identify risks and resolve issues so that impacts to the project's timeline, and/or quality are mitigated and/or minimized. Escalate appropriately to the project sponsor
  • Responsible for internal and external project status communications. Conduct routine project meetings including core team, client, and others as needed. Create status reports per Multifamily PMO requirements.
  • Manage the creation, impact analysis, and disposition of change requests so that the project's scope of work remains intact or changes when agreed to by project sponsor and the client
  • Leverage traditional waterfall methodologies and stay abreast of project management best practices and apply them to projects and to the improvement of the Multifamily PMO team in general as requested


Your qualifications:

  • Previous experience required within the GSE Mortgage Industry. Multifamily experience a plus
  • Knowledge and previous experience with agile methodologies a plus
  • Experience with JIRA and other project management tools required
  • Analytical, organizational, project management, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • A positive attitude. We can have fun while we work hard to solve business challenges
  • A heart for people. Excellent relationship-building skills across teams, peers, clients, and stakeholders.
  • A passion for results. Strive to work complex issues with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.
  • Impeccable integrity. We are team-first at Celerity
  • A positive attitude. We can have fun while we work hard to solve business challenges
  • A heart for people. Excellent relationship-building skills across teams, peers, clients, vendors
  • A head for business. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • A passion for results. You strive to work complex issues with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

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City: McLean

State: Virginia

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At Celerity, authenticity isn’t just a buzz word. It’s a promise to each other and to our clients that we will bring our true, best selves to every interaction, to every solution. We hire for the person -- not for the role. And we believe in surrounding ourselves with not only the best and brightest innovative thinkers, but with those of highest integrity who are purpose-driven in all that they do. That's how we've come to be known by our clients as the consultancy that delivers impact, not ego.

Our culture attracts people who crave something greater than a job: meaningful opportunities in an environment of mutual respect. Every kind of talent is celebrated here. We look for people who share our values to be bold, innovative, and a transformative force for our clients. Through opportunities to shape skill sets and work with industry-leading consultants and exciting clients, including access to professional trainings and certifications that best align with your career goals, Celerity provides the freedom to grow both personally and professionally.

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