Position Description

Project Manager, Business Transformation & Modernization
Department Finance
Location Alexandria, VA
Closing Date 2/26/21
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This position is responsible for providing strategic leadership, project management and direction for a multi-year Project Manager, Business Transformation & Modernization initiative at IDA.  This initiative will encompass assessing and modernizing IDA’s end-to-end business processes, data, systems, tools and reporting to ensure efficient, effective operations that incorporate current technologies in the automation and integration of business operations. 


  • Responsible for leading the multi-year, IDA-wide, business modernization project from conceptual design to implementation.
  • Successfully plan business modernization activities, define project approach, scope, milestones, success criteria, deliverables, risks, contingencies and allocating appropriate resource requirements to ensure project success.
  • Create and sustain a high-performing, cross-organizational business modernization team.
  • Manage consulting engagement(s) with outside consultant(s) augmenting the business modernization team with outside process assessment/redesign and business system implementation expertise.
  • Build and maintain strong, collaborative working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders


  • Bachelors /Advanced degree (MBA or equivalent preferred) in related business field and ten (10) or more year’s progressively responsible experience in leading business process improvements and business systems design / implementations, or related work.
  • A minimum of 5 years of program/project management experience with a proven track record of execution and delivery excellence (PMP certification a plus).
  • Experience implementing process and system improvements, leveraging current technology offerings to modernize, streamline, simplify, automate and integrate business processes.
  • Experience or aptitude for managing budgets and resources.
  • Experience in work plan development and management.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced, time-sensitive, quality-oriented environment is required.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office (Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Word).
  • In-depth, proven experience in the design and implementation of core business, finance, and project management processes and systems coupled with market and leading practice insight in core business processes
  • Relevant recent experience in the latest advancements in automation and new technologies and the diligence to apply these to solve business problems
  • Ability to drive innovative solutions to overcome challenging problems
  • Exceptional organizational skills and flexibility in guaranteeing that projects are correctly resourced, managed and delivered
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to the day-to-day changes that transpire in running large projects while still being able to deliver on commitments
  • Demonstrated leadership capability and coaching skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high quality, impactful outcomes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of automated business systems (Costpoint/Deltek preferred)
  • Ability to obtain/maintain necessary security clearance.


U.S. Citizenship is required
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance is required
Equal Opportunity Employer

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