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Senior Project Manager

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Project Administration & Management

Job Description

As a Senior Project Manager within Cerner Government Services you will support the sustainment workstream, post go-live of the federal contract. You will manage complex/large-scale, task-oriented project implementation and overcome project barriers as well as make sure all deliverables are being obtained, evaluate and determine objectives, goals, and scope of multiple complex projects. This role will allow you to network across organizations and multiple lines of business and regions to drive initiatives, strategies, issue resolutions, and alignment. You will create, monitor and provide ongoing communication to appropriate stakeholders and provide counsel, coaching, and facilitation on the effectiveness of a team growing their capabilities for organizing, managing, and making decisions. In scope will be to identify risk areas and recommend alternate strategies to leadership that address concerns. You will manage interdependencies or dependencies between projects or programs and manage project process documentation.
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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Health Care, Communications or Marketing or related field or equivalent work experience
  • At least 4 years of project 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:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) - Project Management Institute (PMI) certification


  • Willing to travel up to 25% as needed
  • Must currently reside in or be willing to relocate to the District of Columbia area

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 for this Job:

Yes - Domestic/Regional

Virtual Eligible Job


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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