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Cerner Corporation Director, Principal Federal Program Manager in Denver, Colorado

69554BR Director, Principal Federal Program ManagerSenior Manager/DirectorJob DescriptionCerner'sGovernment Services leadership teamhas an opportunity for anexperienced andmotivated leader to support information technology projects forour clients. The Director and Principal Federal Program Manager will beresponsible for all program activities while delivering to scope,schedule, and budget objectives. You will plan and direct work ofindividuals, teams and managers. You will also optimize program financesaccording to organizational objectives while continuously looking for ways toimprove finances across areas of responsibility.You willact as the client'strusted adviser,deliver program reviews to senior leadership and conductprogram reviews on identified programs as needed. You will define, implementand use program metrics for scope, schedule, cost, quality and generaldecision along with helping to define staffing needs across the organization.The successful candidate for this job will have diverse IT programexperience, must be well-versed in full systems development life cyclemethodologies, strategic information planning, business processre-engineering, and management practices.You will have experience managing alarge team, creating plans, mitigating risk and managing a PandL. You willhave excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills along withthe demonstrated ability in team building, coaching and mentoring.Experienceusing program management tools such as JIRA, MS Project, SharePoint, aswell as building and using analytical models (e.g., capacity planning,trending, etc.) in Excel or other tools is preferred.QualificationsBasic QualificationsBachelor's degree or equivalent work experienceAt least 10years of Project/program management, sales, consulting orclient relationship management work experienceReceipt of the appropriategovernment security clearance card applicable for your positionDue to the client contract you will be assigned, this position requires youto be a U.S. citizenPreferred QualificationsAt least 8 years of Health care information technology (HCIT) or federalgovernment project/program management work experienceAt least 5 years of people management, matrix or project management orindirect leadership work experiencePrevious Federal Contracting experienceProject Management Professional (PMP) CertificationPrevious Federal Contracting experienceExperience with the Department of Veteran's AffairsExperience managing 3rd party vendorsExpectations:Must be willing to reside or live in Arlington, VA or live in a virtuallyapproved cityMust be willing to travel up to 25%Additional InformationApplicants for U.S.-based positions with Cerner must be legally authorized towork in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will berequired at the time of hire.Due to specific client contract requirements, this position requires thatthe successful candidate be a U.S. citizen. The client contract also requiresreceipt of the appropriate government security clearance card applicable forthe position.Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facingrequirements and occupational health requests,including but not limitedto, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, anupdated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.Relocation Assistance AvailableNoCompany OverviewCerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence andfocus on what is important - people's health and the care they receive. Weare transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make itmore efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity ofour health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions arelicensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.Cerner's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regardto race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, maritalstatus, veteran sta