Job Description :
Project Manager (PMP) with MS Office, HHS, state government and federal/complex private sector Experience

Location: Austin, TX (Health and Human Services)
Duration: 10 Months
positions: 1 (1/1)

Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
8 Excellent communication skills both written and oral with all levels of staff
8 Strong experience with Microsoft toolset – Word, Project, Visio, Excel.
7 Project Management of complex projects with multiple stakeholders (Information Technology, Human Resources, Payroll, Budget, and other administrative and programmatic areas

Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
10 Project Management of complex projects with multiple stakeholders both technical and non-technical.
5 Work experience with state government, federal or complex private sector organization
5 Work experience managing cross-agency or cross-divisional projects such as a major reorganization
Knowledge of HHS agencies
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

The HHS Transformation is the result of legislation approved during the 84th legislative session (in particular, SB200 This will be a complex effort coordinating activities to successfully identify agency programs, functions, and associated staff to be transitioned on September 1, 2017. There are several different components to this project, including coordination of logistical plans from Information Technology, Human Resources, Payroll, Budget and Accounting, and other support service areas involved in the transition of more than 24,000 staff. There will also be efforts underway to streamline operational policies and processes to successfully integrate programs. Efforts will involve analysis, oversight of the development of work plans, and integration of multiple work plans into a cohesive project plan. While the focus of this Project Manager will be on the comprehensive work plans from multiple areas that are required to complete the transformation, they will need to work to identify interdependencies and work with subject matter experts to develop contingency plans for high risk items to ensure that the project as a whole comes together for a successful implementation.

Contractor will assist in implementation efforts for the HHS System consolidation & alignment and be responsible for completing complex transformation projects. Contractor will perform following tasks:

Performs complex project management work.
Plans and leads projects at various stages of completion.
Communicates with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties across multiple HHS agencies, program areas, and systems.
Develops project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirements, and cost estimates and projections.
Identifies potential project risks, gaps, and issues, and develops strategies to mitigate them.
Compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditure reports.
Coordinates project activities with multiple stakeholders, including multiple divisions, and agencies.
Monitors project performance to address changes in scope and/or timing.
Escalates issues for executive attention as necessary.

Project Manager will ensure that project deliverables documents align with the Texas Project Delivery Framework and any Federal reporting requirements.

Client : State of Texas