Job Description :
Project Manager | Austin TX |F2F Required | State Dept of Tx -HHSC

"5yrs - Experience with public health information systems and software applications"

Job Duties:
· Owns responsibility for project''s actions and communications to Project Sponsors and IT governance committee(s) for accomplishment of project’s objectives.
· Completes project and its deliverable s within the defined constraints of time, cost, and quality.
· Ensures project operates within the Texas Department of Information Resources Texas Project Delivery Framework.
· Applies project management principles to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and closeout report.
· Develops and maintains Project Plan and other project documentation as appropriate.
· Serves as the primary point of contact for project communications and status reporting.
· Reports project progress to executives and 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.
· May serve as a member of the Steering Committee.
· Ensures identification and documentation of risks and issues. Develops strategies to mitigate.
· Ensures Disaster Recovery requirements are captured, documented, and implemented as part of solution delivery.
· Liaisons with Vendor(s) for planning, execution, control, and closure.
· Coordinates with the IT Operations management for network and desktop resources.
· Identifies potential risks, opportunities, and issues that may have an impact on the project.
· Develops and maintains project documentation.
· Reports, stores, and archives project artifacts in Project Management & Repository System (PMRS
· Other duties as assigned as required to complete the project.

Minimum Requirements:

Years | Skills/Experience

5 | At least 5 years of experience in project management or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of public health. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
5| Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines.
5| 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.
5| Experience successfully leading meetings and facilitating discussions.
5| Exceptional skills Microsoft Office products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio, with exceptional skills in Word, Project, and Visio.
2| Knowledge of information systems for Human Immunodeficiency Virus, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
Strong| Proven ability to work successfully with technical and non-technical groups and manage multiple responsibilities.
Strong | Excellent analytical, problem-solving, team playing and communication skills.
Strong | Oral and written communication skills.
Competent |Software Development Life Cycle, Texas Project Delivery Framework

Client : State dept of TX-hhsc