Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

Raleigh, North Carolina

DATE POSTED

July 1, 2020

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J741

Sr Project Manager

About The Opportunity

The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a senior project manager to manage the planning and implementation of a statewide IT project for Early Intervention Branch (EIB) of Division of Public Health (DPH).

Job Description

  • The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking a senior project manager to manage the planning and implementation of a statewide IT project for Early Intervention Branch (EIB) of Division of Public Health (DPH). The Early Intervention Branch (EIB) is a part of the Women’s and Children’s Health Section (WCHS), in the Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Human Services. The Early Intervention Branch manages the N.C. Infant-Toddler Program (N.C. ITP), which includes the EIB and 16 regional offices, called Children’s Developmental Service Agencies, that serve all 100 counties in North Carolina. The N.C. ITP is the statewide program for infants and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years, who have developmental disabilities or delays or an established health condition that leads to developmental delay. The N.C. ITP is governed by the federal Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and was established by Congress in 1986. The EIB is seeking to acquire a solution to support the Infant Toddler Program (ITP). This lead project management role will work with the selected vendor(s) to complete implementation of the system. This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, business program resources and Vendor staff to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. This position will manage the day to day activities for the project and complete all input to the State Project Management (Touchdown) system as needed.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Developing and maintaining detailed project schedule, budget and monitoring expenditures
  • Developing and maintaining all required project management artifacts following State, DHHS and PMBOK guidelines
  • Leading and performing hands-on analysis of the business and technical environments, and writing RFP
  • Working with vendors to manage contract deliverables, oversee all vendor activities to ensure that all the milestones are met
  • Ensuring that project plans and schedules are established and maintained, ensuring that deliverables are completed timely and accurately
  • Establishing project governance, conducting formal presentations, coordinating with all project stakeholders and ensure that appropriate project controls are instituted
  • Serving as an IT project liaison to the business client
  • Working with business stakeholders to develop necessary project management, change management, risk management, rollout, and training plans
  • Working with the technical team to ensure technical readiness during implementation and supervising implementation activities
  • Developing and maintaining all required State CIO project documentation
  • Required skills include:
  • The selected candidate must be a 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.
  • Capable of leading effective project meetings that are tailored to the audience
  • Ability to create simple to complex project plans, timelines and work breakdown structures using project management tools
  • Ability to write and present effective project materials, including presentations and status reports
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, clients and other IT personnel
  • Proven experience with working collaboratively with business/program partners
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve system or business process/project issues
  • Ability to build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams towards end results
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to work in a high-demand dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including development of project
  • Must have experience writing RFPs/technical writing
  • Preferred skills:
  • Experience working with early childhood data systems

Required Skills

  • Project management experience, preferably with large, complex automation implementation efforts involving vendor managment Required 7 Years
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience on system deployments with multiple clients Required 7 Years
  • Proven track record of delivering IT projects within budget, scope and schedule. Required 7 Years
  • Hands on experience managing project risk, cost, schedule, quality, testing, and communications. Required 7 Years
  • Strong supervision, organizational, interpersonal and time management skills. Required
  • Demonstrated presentation, training skills, oral and written communication skills. Required
  • Solid work experience with project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project) and MS Office Required 7 Years
  • Capable of leading effective project meetings that are tailored to the audience Required 7 Years
  • Ability to create simple to complex project plans, timelines and work breakdown structures using project management tools Required 7 Years
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, clients and other IT personnel Required 7 Years
  • Proven experience with working collaboratively with business/program partners Required 7 Years
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve system or business process/project issues Required 7 Years
  • Ability to build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams towards end results Required 7 Years
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to work in a high-demand dynamic environment Required 7 Years
  • Must have experience writing RFPs/technical writing Required

Desired Skills

  • PMI certification Project Management Professional (PMP) Highly desired
  • State government experience and experience working with early childhood data systems Highly desired

Duration

12 Months

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