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Procurement Project Manager, Austin, Tx

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
Title: Healthcare  Project Manager
Agency: Health and Human Services Commission
Location: 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756
Hours:  8-5, Monday to Friday
Visa status: US Citizen, Green Card, EAD
Resume Submittal by: 9/3

A Project Manager is required to manage the Electronic Ordering and Reporting (EOR) project. Project Manager must work closely with the Lab Program area, and the IT technical teams who support the Lab to ensure accurate business and technical requirements are included in a Statement of Work (SOW). Project Manager will finalize a Department of Information Resources Deliverables-Based IT Services contract with an Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) vendor to assess each submission meets the business requirements of the program. The agency may or may not extend the engagement with the project manager to manage the work of the vendor.

Job Descriptiomn: 
Project Manager will plan and manage the project. 

•       Owns responsibility for project's actions and communications to Project Sponsors and an Executive Steering Committee for accomplishment of project’s objectives 
•       Completes project and its deliverables within the defined constraints of time, cost, and quality 
•       Ensures project operates within project management best practices as defined by the Health and Human Services IT Project Management Office and the Project Management Institute®
•       Applies project management principles to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close project
•       Develops and maintains Project Plan and additional project documentation as appropriate
•       Serves as the primary point of contact for project communications and status reporting
•       Recommends corrective action when necessary
•       Coordinates appropriate participants’ involvement in project activities
•       Ensures resources are available for project assignments to facilitate timely completion of project tasks
•       Leads Integrated Project Team and Change Control Board meetings and activities
•       Ensures identification and documentation of risks and issues. Develops strategies to mitigate 
•       Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams
•       Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis 
•       Ensures adherences to quality standards and reviews project deliverables 
•       Recommends and acts to direct the analysis and solutions of problems

8 yrs, Experience successful managing assessment and gap analysis projects
8 yrs, Experience producing assessments for workable solutions for business needs
8 yrs, Experience establishing project organization and defining roles and responsibilities
8 yrs, Experience managing projects using Key Performance Indicators, Earned Value Management, Schedule Performance Index, Cost Performance Index, Critical Path Analysis, and development of Work Breakdown Structures
8 yrs, Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
6 yrs, Experience producing documents for executive management
6 yrs, Experience monitoring the work of and setting priorities for program/business and technical subject matter experts
4 yrs, Experience working in a state of Texas or Federal agency on public health projects
2 yrs, Experience with public health information systems and software applications, prefer
2 yrs, Experience working with Laboratory Information Management Systems, prefer
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