Project Manager (JOBID: 84997)
Computer Consultants International, Inc. Bismarck, ND
- Expired: May 05, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description CCI is looking for a dynamic contractor/consultant to play a leadership role in managing project/projects that are a part of the ND Dept. of Health’s (DOH) Systems Modernization Program. The person in this position will serve as a Project Manager and implementation lead to directly manage one or more public health-related projects (e.g., immunizations tracking, interoperability), and to ensure project success.
The ideal candidate will be a leader who enjoys working with people in a collaborative environment, who can learn quickly in a rapidly changing technology landscape, and who embodies the North Dakota Information Technology core values of: Gratitude, Humility, Curiosity, and Courage. The program’s overall objective is to modernize multiple technology systems that are currently in use at the Dept. of Health. This position is one of multiple project managers to be assigned to the overall program of work. As a part of the NDIT’s project management office (PMO), work for this role involves the application of project management principles, methodologies, standards, and best practices in leading and managing all phases of information technology projects.
Role is responsible for performing project management duties on large, complex projects for State of ND clients using established best practices, tools and guidelines. Duties include project planning, executing, monitoring, reporting; and the coordination of people, processes and technologies as needed to deliver on-time and on-budget project results. Projects may range in structure from traditional/waterfall, to various agile/hybrid frameworks.
Effective communication skills and ability to build and maintain solid working relationships with staff, agency executives, legislators, consultants, and other stakeholders is essential for project success. Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing leadership to project teams Facilitating meetings (e.g., status update, planning, brainstorming, requirements gathering) Developing, updating, and publishing project plans (e.g., communication plan, risk plan, project governance plan) Developing, updating, and publishing project schedules (using MS Project and MS Project Online system) Maintaining and utilizing team and document collaboration tools (e.g., SharePoint, MS Teams) Assisting in the development of project goals, objectives, milestones, and functional/feature requirements of technology solutions Creating cost and time estimates with the help of the project team members Facilitating project procurements Contract negotiations Identifying and obtaining resources for the project Identifying and resolving project conflicts Conducting project risk analysis activities Identifying and managing project issues Owning the project change management process Assuring appropriate project documentation is utilized Ensuring project deliverables are defined, and delivered Monitoring deadlines and costs of projects Communicating status of the project to stakeholders and immediate supervisors Arranging meetings for the project team Coordinating the efforts of internal project staff, customers and vendors Participating in initiatives to improve processes A bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, project management, business administration, or a closely related field, and six years of current and progressive related project management work experience that involved business process analysis, project plan development, group facilitation, and management of staff/resources; or a bachelor’s degree with a major in another field and seven years of related work experience as described above. Experience may be substituted for the required degree on year-for year basis. REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science, computer or management information systems, project management, business administration, or a closely related field, and six years of current and progressive related project management work experience that involved business process analysis, project plan development, group facilitation, and management of staff/resources; OR A bachelor’s degree with a major in another field and seven years of related work experience as described above A two-year degree If candidate has a 2-year degree they must possess at least 9 years hands on experience No degree If candidate has no degree, they must possess at least 11 years hands on experience Effective communication skills and ability to build and maintain solid working relationships Effectively managing large and complex projects ($1 million or >) Experience using Microsoft Project Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience.
Must also meet minimum requirements. Preference may be given to candidates that hold the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) Credential. This credential is not required. Background and experience to include managing projects in the public health arena. Company Description Computer Consultants International, Inc. (CCI) is an IT Consulting Firm with more than 20 years experience providing effective, expert-level services in industries such as Construction, Technology, Finance, Healthcare, and Government.
CCI focuses on building long-term relationships while completing projects from design to delivery. People are CCI's key component for success. Recruiting utmost-quality individuals for our clients, CCI fields a workforce of individuals who are selected not only because of their technical qualifications but also for their achievements as substantial, contributing human beings.
In government work and in the commercial market, high standards of ethics and accountability are critical. Therefore our people are chosen for their integrity and ability to maintain relationships, as well as expertise in their field. To learn more about CCI, visit us online at www.cci-worldwide.com.
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