Project Director

  • Rockville, MD
  • Posted 47 days ago | Updated 19 days ago


Depends on Experience
Full Time
No Travel Required


attention to detail
communication skills
federal government contract
managing teams
public health
technical assistance
written communication

Job Details


Hendall is seeking an experienced Project Director to lead a federal government contract focused on improving the effectiveness, efficiency, economy, and quality of services delivered to Medicare beneficiaries. The position requires exemplary communication skills, including with senior-level Government officials, and a track record of providing hands-on management support for highly visible Government programs. Experience leading communications, outreach, and training and technical assistance is required. Subject matter expertise with the programs and initiatives of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is preferred. Please note this is a full-time, hybrid position that requires the project manager to be IN OFFICE on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.


  • Ensure timely completion and delivery of all tasks and products
  • Facilitate strategic and tactical planning
  • Provide executive direction to accomplish the work of the contract
  • Make operational and staffing decisions
  • Adhere to work timelines and supervise all contract work
  • Interact with the Government and contractor management for purposes of planning and control of the contract
  • Advise the Government customer of any difficulties arising from the administration of the contract
  • Assume responsibility for quality assurance initiatives
  • Commit to partnering with the Government customer to focus on project quality and program success


  • Experience leading communications, outreach, training and technical assistance, or related initiatives
  • Experience in the healthcare field (e.g. nursing, pharmacy, lab, etc.)
  • Experience managing government contracts in a project manager, project director, or similar role
  • Experience managing teams with more than 20 people and budgets of at least $5 million annually
  • Experience ensuring adherence to the requirements of a performance-based contract, including meeting the acceptable quality levels of a quality assurance surveillance plan and delivering in accordance with a schedule of deliverables
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively and to establishing and maintaining strong, productive relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Master's degree in public health, healthcare administration, health policy, or a related field

Hendall Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.