Project Manager for HHSC, Austin, Tx

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
Project Manager for HHSC, Austin, Tx
Submit resume by: March 16, 2018 at 12:00 noon
Agency: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).
Solicitation Number:  53703062018PM2C
Primary Work location: 
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed. 
Visa/Contracting Type: W-2 employment with benefits. Must be US Citizen, EAD, or Green Card Holder. No H1-B's, 1099's, or Corp-to-Corp.

All work products resulting from the project shall be considered “works made for hire” and are the property of the HHSC.  HHSC may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. HHSC will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills.  Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project.  Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts.  Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers.  Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency.  Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.  Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance.  Self-directed and independent.  Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. 
The purpose of the Texas Electronic Vital Events Registrar (TxEVER) Project is to implement a comprehensive vital events registration system. The project’s start date was 09/09/2015 with the estimated finish date of 07/18/2019. A Project Manager is required to manage this in-flight project. Project Manager must work closely with the program area, vendor and Health and Human Services Information Technology executive management. Project manager must control scope, cost and duration of the project as it is currently estimated.
HHSC 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 Worker(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 HHSC. 
Years Skills/Experience
8 Experience successfully managing large system/software development projects costing $1M or more
8 Experience managing projects, implementing vendor solutions, and ensuring deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications
8 Experience managing stakeholders with competing requirements
8 Experience producing documents for executive management and oversight agencies
8 Experience managing many program area and staff augmentation resources
2 Experience managing projects in a State of Texas or Federal Agency
Years Skills/Experience
8 Experience managing in-flight projects 
8 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
8 Experience managing major information resources projects (costing more than $1M). Skilled at using the Department of Information Resources (DIR) Texas Project Delivery Framework to successfully deliver solution(s) to customers on time, within budget, and with minimal defects
2 Experience working on or with registrar systems 
1 Knowledge of Texas Administrative Code relating to registrar systems
8  Experience using MS Project
8 Experience using Earned Value (EVM) and standard project KPI’s
8 Experience developing and managing Work Break Down Structures (WBS)
4 Experience with SW Development Methodologies
4 Experience with large scale technology HW deployments
4 Experience with SW and HW testing methods, tools, and tracking
8 Experience with Change Management practices and methods
8 Experience managing and facilitating organizational change
8 Experience managing and mitigating risks

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