Associate Project Manager (Analyst)

CNA, 3003 Washington Blvd, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America Req #494
Monday, April 3, 2023
CNA fosters an inclusive culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Our flexible and engaging work environment encourages iterative and creative collaboration at every stage of the problem solving process. Our employees are committed to helping clients develop effective solutions to better manage their programs through scientific, data-driven approaches. We are looking for creative and innovative individuals to help carry out our mission.


Manage tasks and help coordinate activities developed by others such as meetings and seminars. Support project directors and others in implementing CNA processes (e.g., subcontracting) and identifies problems with existing procedures and processes. Help track and manage project resources. Support analysis and business development as needed.


1. Review and interpret task–level project plans.

2. May interface with client, other contractors, and subcontractors.

3. Help track cost, schedule, and invoicing and POs as needed.

4. May generate and brief task-level project status reports to client(s) and management as needed.

5. Support project change management.

6. Assist in documenting and implementing planning, execution, control, and closeout processes.

7. Plan and manage non-research events within projects.

8. Help develop strategies for providing effective technical assistance and plan, develop, and implement such programs and activities. Manage technical assistance tasks and programs.

9. Plan and execute tasks and/or small projects.

10. Perform other duties as assigned.



1. Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Master's degree and PMP certification preferred.

2. Experience: Minimum of 3 years of related experience; experience preparing and delivering project reports and deliverables.

3. Skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; and hands-on experience with MS Word, Excel and other project management tools; ability to operate independently and proactively in the execution and planning of assignments; strong critical thinking and organizational skills; ability to interact directly and effectively with clients.

4. Other: Ability to obtain and maintain security clearance.

5. Remote/Hybrid Work Eligibility: This position is eligible for telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements at the discretion of the Supervisor. Employees may be required to work at CNA headquarters or other work locations resulting in changes to the scheduled telecommuting or hybrid work arrangements. 

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Other details

  • Job Family Program/Project Management
  • Job Function Career Path II - Expert & Research Specialist
  • Pay Type Salary
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