Job Description

The IV&V Project Manager will be responsible for delegating and managing the activities of the IV&V team, to provide IV&V services required by the contract. He/she will actively participate in the development and delivery of IV&V services and associated deliverables. 

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate regular IV&V meetings with the customer
  • Obtain customer agreement regarding IV&V scope, deliverable content, and deliverable schedule
  • Perform IV&V services according to the agreed upon scope, content, and schedule
  • Maintain control over the assignments, schedule, and performance of the project team members
  • Manage and report on project issues
  • Assess project risk and evaluate the effectiveness of mitigation strategies applied
  • Prepare and deliver IV&V written assessments/reports to customer
  • Prepare and deliver internal Cognosante monthly project reviews
  • Prepare and present IV&V assessments at steering committee and other meetings on a regular basis
  • Ensure Cognosante IV&V methodology is applied and IV&V services yield value for the customer
  • Must be open to frequent travel across the Eastern US.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Minimum 5 years of experience managing project teams of 3 or more staff
  • Minimum 3 years of experience performing or managing IV&V services for large system implementation, integration and development
  • Understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle (Waterfall or Agile development)
  • Experience designing, developing, and implementing MMIS and/or Eligibility solutions


Additional Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related field desirable 
  • Strong leadership aptitude to foster a positive work environment that considers the dynamics of physical, social, psychological, and environmental factors
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build client rapport and develop/discipline/reward employees

Application Instructions

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