Project Manager

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Position Description


The Contracting Services Department (CSD) at MIT Lincoln Laboratory is currently engaged in supporting an enterprise wide business transformation effort to upgrade business systems and streamline associated processes. As part of this effort the CSD Business Systems and Analysis team is looking to expand its team to include a dedicated Project Manager. This position will be directly responsible for managing an array of project initiatives that support the selection and implementation of the next Laboratory-wide purchasing system.     


The successful candidate will lead project activities to facilitate stakeholder feedback sessions, identify stakeholder requirements in the next phase of the Laboratory’s Digital Enterprise Transformation effort. This position will partner heavily with the IT function to optimize the Procurement business model through the selection, development and consolidation of data systems. Previous project and business analysis experience, good business acumen and demonstrated experience managing projects is required.   


This is a hybrid position.




Duties include:


  • Leading projects that closely liaise with the CSD Sr. Manager, Strategy and the Laboratory IT function to realize the department’s strategic objectives
  • Data Stewardship, in the form of developing an understanding of the procurement business model, knowledge of assumptions and limitations of existing data inventory and implementing data governance rules in accordance with findings
  • Analyze system capabilities and identify gaps between business needs and existing processes and systems; help design and document solutions as needed
  • Elicit and document business requirements from key stakeholders across the Laboratory; translate into functional systems requirements
  • Communicate new policies and procedures impacting the department and Laboratory
  • Test and validate new systems, upgrades and patches; plan, execute and document results
  • Conduct related training as required
  • Develop and enhance business intelligence required to drive Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) functions and support the overall acquisition strategy for the Contracting Services Department




  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Management Information Systems or related field is required
  • 5 years’ experience managing similar initiatives with exposure to Procurement, Business Process Analysis and Design and SCRM or a combination thereof
  • Critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional environment along with the ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously is a key factor to success within this position


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


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