Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of South Carolina
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 12 Months
Start Date: 9/26/2016
Location: Columbia, SC, 29202
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Video Conference or In-person
cBiz Requirement ID: SSC_PM892_VB

Required Skills:
5 years or more in project management skills
Project planning experience, including effort estimation on technical tasks and resource allocation
Experience working with risk management, including risk triggers and managing risks to project plan tasks
Ability to create and document key project management documents and artifacts.

Preferred Skills:
Medicaid or Healthcare Delivery Systems
Business Analysis experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Scrum Master and/or Product Owner Certification
Bachelor''s Degree or Higher.

Department: The State of South Carolina - Department of Health and Human Services

Company / Department Culture:
The Project Manager-Advanced (PM) will be assigned to Enterprise Architecture projects for the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS), the Medicaid Agency for SC. PM will be a strong oral and written communicator, eager to interact with SCDHHS staff, multiple business units and vendors.

Candidates who enjoy working on complex, change-oriented projects will find this position attractive. Candidates with strong experience in integration, automation, and business process/workflow applications related projects will be well positioned for success in this role.

Scope of the Project:
South Carolina seeks an expert in Project Management of small to large projects.

Daily Duties / Responsibilities:
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a consultant to act as Project Manager - Advanced on multiple projects.

General Duties include:
Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts.
Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.

The Project Manager - Advanced will interact with staff, other team members, all levels of management and internal and external organizations, including vendors performing outsourced work, in the compilation and management of information needed for project plans, portfolio/program plans, metrics, reports and project management documentation.

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