Information Technology

Employment TYPE



Raleigh, North Carolina


April 15, 2021


Information Technology





Job# J1307

IT Project Manager - Senior (646187)

About The Opportunity

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a Senior Project Manager to lead the implementation of complex Information Technology Project(s)

Job Description

  • Manage all tasks for one or more medium to large-sized project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk
  • Ideal candidate for this position should have both project management and program management experience and could be responsible for managing dependencies that extends across multiple facilities
  • Responsible for working directly with senior level executives, IT personnel, and business program resources to analyze and execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Work with DHHS Business, IT and the selected Vendor team to complete implementation of the project
  • Responsible for the leadership, direction and oversight of the project team(s) and of all vendor related activities tied to the project and report to Sr. Executive Management
  • Work hand-in-hand with vendor to manage project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation
  • Develop all project management artifacts following the practices and guidelines from the PMI’s PMBOK and DHHS PM Methodology, developing the detailed project budget, monitoring expenditures, developing and maintaining all required State CIO project documentation
  • Manage the day-to-day activities for the project and complete all input to the State Project Management (Touchdown) system
  • Manage internal and external relationships (agency, Federal, vendor, and other State agencies) and dependencies across initiative components to ensure successful delivery of the project
  • Manage the day-to-day activities on the project including project risks, cost, and schedule, determine and manage project expenses within the allocated budget and complete all input to the State Portfolio Management (Touchdown) system. The PM will ensure the quality of deliverables and effectively manage the team and day-to-day relationships to ensure project scope delivery

Required Skills

  • Results-oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent IT Project Management, negotiation, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Solid Leadership, facilitation, presentation, team building and change management skills to influence and guide cross functional teams required
  • Healthcare related experience is required
  • Experience in Electronic Health Record experience is required
  • Ability to act independently with sound business judgment and thrive in environment with diverse communication styles
  • Ability to manage complex projects with multiple work streams with aggressive (and sometimes competing) timelines


12 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Vomsi Kumar

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 103

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