Job Description :
Title: Agile Project Manager

Location: Raleigh, NC

Duration: 12 Months

Job Description

NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Information Technology Division (ITD) seeks an Agile Project Manager (APM) for the Medicaid Enterprise System (MES) supporting Medicaid Transformation. PM and Business Analyst (BA) expertise are key.

The Agile PM (APM) will aide with oversight and delivery of projects focused on Enterprise IT platform modernization in addition to providing support of certification of new functionality. The APM will provide consistent, timely updates on schedule and demonstrate a track record of managing projects delivering large projects within a complex, matrix organization. The candidate is required to have knowledge or experience managing projects for deploying systems using the Agile Scrum methodologies. Excellent communications skills required. The candidate must be well organized and exhibit excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.

The APM will consult with the MES Project Manager who serves as the lead for the portfolio The APM will exhibit strong analytical skills contributing to the identification and analysis of risks, issues, lessons learned, action items, technical team performance metrics, and will maintain crosswalks, and associated documentation within those areas. Preparation of managerial reports for approval by the MES Program Director (MPD) and distribution to the stakeholders is also a key task. This resource will assist with leading IT stakeholder analysis and evaluation of the State Business Process Model's (BPM) alignment with or deviation from the Centers for Medicaid Medicare Services (CMSdefined standards and conditions for IT systems. This resource may interface with Division Leadership and DHHS Subject Matter Experts (SME) as required to complete the work. This role is focused on monitoring and managing project delivery, certification and compliance. It is also focused on coaching peers in Agile methodologies. Participation in drafting procurement documentation, Request for Proposals (RFPs) is key aspect. Interface with business stakeholders will occur daily.

The selected candidate must be a results-oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent IT Project Management, negotiation, communication and problem-solving skills. This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, and business program resources to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. This lead project management role will work with the MES IT PMO team and the selected vendor(s) to complete implementation of the system.

Skill


Required / Desired


Amount


of Experience

Knowledge of Enterprise IT Systems and related State/Federal procurement, compliance, and contracting policies


Required


7


Years





Project management experience supporting and managing date-to-day vendor and contract activities to ensure that the project meets milestones


Required


7


Years

Has an understanding of CMS’ Seven Standards and Conditions and Medicaid programs


Highly desired


7


Years

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, function in a fast-paced moving constantly changing, deadline driven environment


Required


7


Years

Proficient use of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Adobe software


Required


7


Years

Skills in persuasion, negotiation, relationship management, conflict resolution, and effective oral and written communication at all levels


Required


7


Years

Solid work experience managing implementation projects in the healthcare or related arena working with multiple stakeholders


Required


7


Years

Solid work experience managing projects implementing healthcare or related systems including applicable data transmission and interface requirements


Required


7


Years

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) or Certified Product Owner (CPO)


Highly desired


1


Years



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