Project Manager 3
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
*Person is required to live in Texas and work on site at least 2 days/week *
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 Project Manager 3, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Project Manager 3, Project Management and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).
This worker is part of a new capital department for Consolidated Application Control Environment (CACE) Compliance for the CAPPS Financials department. Implements standard project management industry practices for Agile Teams. Understands the PMI framework as well as how to establish a project organization and methodology within Agile (Scrum) organizations. Must be familiar with Project Delivery Framework and QAT reporting requirements for major Texas Information Resource projects. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and work closely with multiple key project stakeholders. Communicates to clients and IT teams. Creates project charters, work plans, and other related project artifacts as necessary. Provides technical support both during work hours and on-call as necessary. Be able to comprehend and communicate complex technical designs and implementations as well as complex business processes. Develops and makes presentations as required to leadership and oversight entities (e.g., steering committees, QAT, etc.) Serves in an analyst capacity as required. Must have experience working in an Agile environment. Some on-call support may be required depending on project phase.
The Worker will need to perform the following tasks and assignments:
Overseeing design and development work
Ensuring project meets the standard HHSC guidelines and procedures and developing project artifacts in accordance with Texas Project Delivery Framework
Managing the project with feature driven Agile methodology, overseeing and tracking development progress, and ensuring project assignments and progresses align with project timelines
Developing and managing project plans
Documenting risks, issues, and contingency plans; ensuring resolution of issues and removal of project barriers
Providing weekly status updates (written and verbal) and conducting regular project team status meetings
Overseeing the development of SDLC artifacts, ensure business requirements get translated into technical specifications, guide, and facilitate the SDLC process
Developing and maintaining strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders.
Possessing strong communication and presentation skills
Possessing strong teamwork skills
Transferring working knowledge to current staffWORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS (Required)
Must possess communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills at all levels of an organization
Must have experience in managing and coordinating business and technical teams
Must possess strong presentation skills
Must possess problem-solving skills and ability to multi-task
Must possess knowledge of project management and software development methodologies
Must be able to work independently
Must be able to work in a diverse team environment
Must be able to work collaboratively with a variety of partners and stakeholders to ensure understanding of project goals and progress.
Must be able to retain knowledge of environment and systems once given instruction
Must be able to work around projects and deadlines with readiness to put in extra effort when necessary
Must be able to perform related work as assigned
II. CANDIDATE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
Project Management Experience for large-scale Enterprise Implementations
State of Texas or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience
Project Management /Systems Analyst Experience leading and managing large ERP (or similar) projects
Agile (Scrum) Experience
State of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience
State Procurement and Contracting Experience
Knowledge of State of Texas QAT process for major Information Resources project (MIRP)
III. TERMS OF SERVICE
Services are expected to start 02/21/2022 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2022. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 1200 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.
IV. WORK HOURS AND LOCATION
Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.
The primary work location(s) will be at William B Travis State Office Building, 1701 E. 17th Street, Austin, Texas 78717. Any and all travel, per diem, parking, and/or living expenses shall be at the Candidate's and/or Vendor's expense. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s). Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.
The Candidate(s) may be required to work outside the normal business hours on weekends, evenings and holidays, as requested. Payment for work over 40 hours will be at the hourly rate quoted and must be coordinated and pre-approved through Texas Health and Human Services Commission
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