Job Description :
Project Manager for Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation
Duration: 12+ Months.
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Direct Client: State Government
Senior Project Manager
General Description:

The State Board of Worker’s Compensation (SBWC) implemented Integrated Claims Management System (ICMSII) system in Feb 2016.
Application is being supported by in-house development team.
Application is built on Linux platform using Alfresco (enterprise content management – ECM), Oracle and J2EE.
The application is accessible via web application, EDI (electronic data interchange), and scanning/imaging.
This is a citizen facing web application, allows for complete processing of workers compensation claims. Currently, serves around 2,800 external and 200 internal users.
Incumbent Project Manager will serve as a business partner and liaison with SBWC senior leadership to ensure bug fixing/enhancements to improve end user satisfaction.
SBWC plans to implement phase2 with a goal to add reports functionality, bringing in additional users onto the system and also plans to automate additional business processes.
Senior Project Manager will be responsible for leading and directing the project team, which requires a high level of cross-functional integration.

Project Management experience:

6 to 10 years of Project Management experience in progressively complex projects with a development cost range of $1M and up and a duration of between 18 months and 3 years.
Experience in dealing with business process management applications with online, imaging (scanning) and electronic data interchange (EDI) interfaces.
Experience managing technical and business team members.
Experience to review and improve post-production processes to enhance end user satisfaction.

Education requirements:
Bachelor’s degree Bachelor''''s degree in Business Administration, IT, Computer Science and Management Information Systems or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Project Management Professional (PMP)

Required Personal Characteristics:

Ability to lead combined with good judgment
Strong communications skills
Skilled at gathering and organizing data and developing and presenting findings
Collaborative approach with influencing skills
Ability to plan a course of action to ensure the accomplishment of specific objectives
Analytical and a skilful problem-solver
Solid experience in facilitating issue resolution
Ensure project knowledge transition to state staff
Ensure technical documentation is created to support transition

Major Responsibilities:

Risk Management – Identify and mange risks
Establish production support processes and ensure continuous improvements
Establish shared common objectives among business and technical teams
Validate business requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables.
Establish clear scope for phase 2 and secure sign-off on all requirements.
Develop a project schedule and obtain approval from the team members and business owner.
Manage changes to the project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate business owner acceptance.
Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members. Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
Formalize final acceptance for the project from the business owner/executive sponsor by ensuring that the delivered end-product and services comply with the agreed deliverables list, agreed scope, and any organizational procedures in order to close contractual obligations.
Ensure transition of support to state staff.
Contribute to establishing technical documentation, knowledge management, and cross training to ensure smooth transition to support team
Follow project management methodology using the standards, policies, and guidelines set forth by the Georgia Technology Authority (GTA
Prepare monthly dashboards and report to the GTA Critical Project Review Panel.

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Client : Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation