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IA-DHS-PM5-IT Project Manager

RICEFW Technologies Inc
Des Moines, 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 DHS's IT assets, projects and resources, and we deliver technology and expertise to support Citizens of Iowa and their family's every day. This includes consistently delivering top tier performance and value to citizens as a trusted partner and services provider.
DoIT is committed to the pursuit of 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 the benefit of 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 insuring adherence to established budgets, business plans, process, 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, completing the procurement of vendor products / implementation services, and submitting funding requests as required. The PM will manage the delivery efforts and report 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 all aspects of 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 multi-task on continually changing and morphing priorities as prescribed by leadership in response to department and legislative direction.

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 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 project team. Escalate issues to management and/or 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.

Required/Desired Skills SkillRequired /DesiredAmountof ExperienceDirect management of system integration projectsRequired4YearsExperience managing stakeholder expectations and prioritiesRequired4YearsExperience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)Required4YearsExtensive experience with planning, managing and tracking multiple major impact projects.Required4YearsStrong process development skills, w/ the ability to learn and understand concepts in order to interpret, document and formalize proceduresRequired4YearsStrong process and gap analysis skillsRequired4YearsExcellent project management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environmentRequired4YearsDemonstrated experience with working with business users to gather and document business requirementsRequired2YearsDemonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlinesRequired2YearsExperience with Microsoft Project Online and Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team ServicesRequired1YearsState / Federal Government Appropriations ExperienceRequired1YearsWorking experience with Agile ProjectsRequired1YearsDemonstrated experience with managing client expectations and implementing change management initiativesRequired1Years Questions No.QuestionQuestion1The Contractor must report any disciplinary action, misdemeanor or felony convictions to the State for any temporary IT staff provided. Do you agree to this requirement?Question2Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI Management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that a resource can be reached during his or her absence. The client has the right to dismiss the resource if she or he does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?Question3This requirement falls under the E-RTR process. The candidate MUST submit their Right to Represent electronically following the process to be considered. Do you accept this requirement?Question4Please list candidate's email address.Question6PROVIDE CANDIDATES CURRENT PHYSICAL LOCATION [HERE]Question7SHOW YOUR WORK - In the summary of qualifications field under the details tab of the candidate's profile, you should explain why your candidate is the best fit for this position. Please confirm that you have thoroughly validated and attested to the accuracy of the credentials listed throughout this candidate's VectorVMS profile and resume according to Section 5.2.5 of ITS-00NA40. Do you confirm? Candidates will get rejected if an agency cuts and pastes the candidates' resumes into this field.

RICEFW Technologies Inc


Des Moines, IA
50360 USA



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