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Federal Project Manager I

Arlington, VA
October 17, 2020


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AbleVets, a Cerner company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. As a Manager, Federal Program Manager you will lead and direct the Federal Program Management Office (PMO) through management of teams, tools and processes. You will collaborate with client account and delivery leaders to identify and scope inter-related projects and programs requiring centralized PMO support. You will also define, plan and direct the work of multiple project teams and matrixed support organizations to enable delivery of client projects on-time, on-budget and on-scope.

Career Level

Supervisor/Entry Level Manager


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience.

At least 5 years of Project/program management work experience

Receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for your position

Due to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires you to be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

At least 3 years of Federal government project/program management work experience

At least 2 years of People management work experience

Project Management Professional (PMI) certification preferred


Willing to travel up to 20% as needed

Must be residing in or willing to relocate to Arlington, VA

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires that the successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requires receipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable for the position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Relocation Assistance Available


Company Overview

Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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Virtual Eligible


Job Family Group

Project Administration & Management

Confidential Position


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