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Project Manager with exp managing integration projects

Brandon Consulting Associates, Inc. Polk County, IA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
The DoIT Project Manager is responsible for a variety of department and project tasks associated with the managing and tracking of business and IT initiatives.

The Division of Information Technology (DOIT) provides adaptable, secure, and cost-effective technology services and solutions across the Department of Human Services (DHS) Divisions, Partners, and Citizens. We manage all of the DHS's IT assets, projects, and resources. We deliver technology and expertise to support Citizens of Iowa and their families every day, including consistently providing top-tier performance and value to citizens as a trusted partner and services provider.

DoIT is committed to pursuing creative and innovative solutions that enable our Agency to help Iowans achieve healthy, safe, stable, and self-sufficient lives through the programs and services we provide. We strive for an IT culture that identifies the newest, most effective solutions through discovery, open discussion, and collaboration. We have fun together, care about each other and take pride in the solutions we provide. We believe in continuously optimizing our processes, refining our solutions, and improving ourselves to benefit the Iowans we serve. If you are passionate about applying your creative and innovative architecture strategies and approaches across the Department of Human Services enterprise, then this is the role for you!
The department is seeking a DoIT Project Manager to drive business and technology projects to completion while ensuring adherence to established budgets, business plans, processes, procedures, and requirements while working closely with Business unit personnel, Business Analysts, and Architects.
The project manager will be responsible for adhering to project management governance on multiple current and future projects. Additionally, the PM will be accountable for generating project schedules, identifying/staffing needed resourcing, procuring vendor products/implementation services, and submitting funding requests as required. The PM will manage the delivery efforts and report the status of each to the Executive Steering Committee.
The PM will work with multiple business and platform areas, including Information Technology, Medicaid, Child Welfare, and other areas of the Department of Human Services (DHS), potentially including upper-level state government committees. The Project Manager will conduct project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis, ensuring adherence to quality standards and project deliverables.
The PM will be part of a PMO team responsible for IT project governance, assessment, management, and control. The ability to gather and define requirements; build a project plan; identifying resource needs; and transparent, clear communications across all levels of stakeholders. Essential is the ability to multitask on continually changing and morphing priorities as prescribed by leadership in response to the department and legislative direction.
Specifically, this role will work with internal business and technical staff in implementing a ServiceNow instance. This instance will assist help desk logging, knowledge transfer, self-service, and automation of the workflow for a multitude of other requests and needs aligned to a single ServiceNow portal location. History with ServiceNow implementations is preferred.
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Ability to work within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates, and reporting)
Ability to interact with, educate, learn from, and drive business and IT teams.
Ability to work effectively under very broad direction with general supervision
Ability to motivate the team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Ability to gather and organize multiple simultaneous complex business process scenarios
Ability to break down complex tasks into actionable work items sequenced appropriately
Ability to manage scope creep with a focus on delivering a minimum viable product
Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal and team-building skills
Excellent time management and project planning/strategizing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations, implementing service improvement initiatives
Demonstrated experience managing multiple parallel work efforts
Track project progress, monitor and modify project schedules and provide status updates to the project team. Escalate issues to management and appropriate leadership as appropriate.
Provide insight and knowledge into improving processes related to portfolio, project, and program management
Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS
Direct management of system integration projects 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Experience managing stakeholder expectations and priorities 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Experience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates, and reporting) 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Extensive experience with planning, managing, and tracking multiple major impact projects. 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Strong process development skills, w/ the ability to learn and understand concepts to interpret, document, and formalize procedures
Strong process and gap analysis skills 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Excellent project management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment 8 YEARS REQUIRED
Demonstrated experience with working with business users to gather and document business requirements 6 YEARS REQUIRED
Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlines 6 YEARS REQUIRED
Experience with Microsoft Project Online and Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services 3 years DESIRED
State / Federal Government Appropriations Experience 3 years DESIRED
Working experience with Agile Projects 3 years DESIRED
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations and implementing change management initiatives 3 years DESIRED
Required/Desired Skills
SkillRequired /Desiredexperience neededyears of Experience you haveDirect management of system integration projectsRequired8Experience managing stakeholder expectations and prioritiesRequired8Experience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)Required8Extensive experience with planning, managing and tracking multiple major impact projects.Required8Strong process development skills, w/ the ability to learn and understand concepts in order to interpret, document and formalize proceduresRequired8Strong process and gap analysis skillsRequired8Excellent project management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environmentRequired8Demonstrated experience with working with business users to gather and document business requirementsRequired6Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlinesRequired6Experience with Microsoft Project Online and Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team ServicesDesired3State / Federal Government Appropriations ExperienceDesired3Working experience with Agile ProjectsDesired3Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations and implementing change management initiativesDesired3 Questions No.QuestionQuestion1PROVIDE CANDIDATES CURRENT PHYSICAL LOCATION [HERE]Question2INTERVIEW DATES: Interviews will be conducted on May 10, 11, and 12.Question3THIS IS A LOCAL NON-REMOTE POSITION. THIS PERSON WILL BE ONSITE.Question4IF OFFERED THE POSITION How much notice does your candidate require before he/she can start working?Question5SHOW YOUR WORK - explain why you qualify for this job - Candidates are REJECTED when an agency cuts/pastes bullets from the resume rather than using the space to explain why your candidate is the right fit for these requirements. Agree?Question5Provide three (3) professional (REQUIRED) references on the candidate's resume with Contact Name, Title, Contact, and Relation to the candidate. NOTE: CANDIDATES WITHOUT PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES INCLUDED WILL NOT GET CONSIDERED.

Brandon Consulting Associates, Inc.

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Polk County, IA
USA

Industry

Construction

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