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Healthcare Project Manager Austin, Tx

Austin, Texas · Information Technology
Working Title: Healthcare Project Manager
Agency: Texas Health and Human Services Commission 
Location: 4601 W Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78751.
Solicitation Reference Number: 529400798
Telework Policy: Remote work Monday - Friday
Title/Level: Project Manager 3
Category: Project Management
Telework Scope: Telework option, hours are flexible

Minimum Requirements:
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.
Years Required/Preferred Experience
8 Required Project Management Experience for large-scale Enterprise Implementations
8 Required State of Texas or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience
8 Required Development Experience
5 Preferred State of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience
4 Preferred PMP Certification
3 Preferred Agile (Scrum) Experience
2 Preferred Salesforce Experience
1 Preferred State Procurement and Contracting Experience
1 Preferred Jira Experience

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).

Project managers are the people in charge of a specific project or projects within a company. As the project manager, your job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on. Project managers might work by themselves or be in charge of a team to get the job done.

This is a Project Manager role to support redesigning the benefits fraud, waste, and abuse case management application, the Automated System for the OIG (ASOIG used by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). 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. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works 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. Serves in an analyst capacity as required. Sometimes on-call support may be required depending on the project phase.

The Worker will need to perform the following tasks and assignments:
• Overseeing design and development work 
• Managing the project with feature-driven Agile methodology, overseeing, and tracking development progress, and ensuring project assignments and progress 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, ensuring business requirements are translated into technical specifications, guiding, and facilitating the SDLC process 
• Developing and maintaining solid relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders.
• Possessing effective communication and presentation skills
• Possessing strong teamwork skills
• Transferring working knowledge to current staff

Services are expected to start 02/01/2024 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2024. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 1192 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.

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 701 W 51st St Austin, TX 78751. 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.
Debbie Pedigo
CEO / Senior Staffing Consultant
Pedigo Staffing Services
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