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Senior Associate Project Manager

Arlington, VA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Sapient Consulting | Public Sector is looking for people who – simply put – are driven to make a difference.

By solving some of today’s toughest challenges, our teams are helping to transform the government in the areas of business, technology and marketing. Working at Public Sector, you will be in an environment that fosters growth and creativity, demands openness and client-focused delivery, and celebrates initiative and innovation.

The chance to bring your ideas and new thinking to today’s challenges and work in a truly unique work environment is now – it’s at Sapient Consulting | Public Sector.


Job Title: Senior Associate, Program Management/ Program Manager

Location: Arlington, VA

Employee Status: Full-time

Travel: <5%

Start Date: Immediately

Clearance Requirement: Public Trust

Job Summary:

Selected individual will serve in a program management capacity within a Federal government agency focused on health, science, and research. . Candidates should be comfortable working in a general consulting capacity with the expectation to provide daily program support for program operations including administrative support.

The work will support the software development life cycle while also playing a role in the delivery of communication artifacts and the overall communication strategy. Qualified applicants must be detail-oriented, result-driven individuals who work well within team environments and have excellent interpersonal skills, client interaction and management skills, and organizational skills.

  • Support communication programs within the client’s domain
  • Execute communication strategies to support business or program objectives
  • Manage activities and resources within a coordinated communication plan
  • Create communication and outreach deliverables
  • Serve as the point of contact for Program Investigators and meeting attendees.
  • Support the development of any of the following: newsletter, public website content, scripts for videos
  • Assist with documenting and implementing office standards and procedures, measuring results against standards, and making necessary improvements
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S Legal Permanent Resident
  • Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance
Experience Guidelines:
  • 2-4 years relevant work experience in communications strategy and planning
  • Experience within the Federal government - health, healthcare, research or science fields are a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills including
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong expertise with web content and usability best practices
  • Ability to create and deliver clear, powerful and concise presentations; highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experienced with establishing and maintaining effective harmonious relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university
  • Preferred: BS in Health Sciences, Communication
About Sapient Consulting | Public Sector

Sapient Consulting | Public Sector, part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of strategy, technology, and marketing services to a wide array of U.S. governmental agencies. Focused on driving long-term change and transforming the citizen experience, we use technology to help agencies become more accessible and transparent. With a track record of delivering mission-critical solutions and the ability to leverage commercial best practices, we serve as trusted advisors to government agencies, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Library of Congress, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services, and United States Department of Homeland Security. For more information, visit

*Reasonable accommodations will be made as necessary for the known physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified applicant or employee unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the Company’s business.

Sapient US is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants to Sapient US will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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