Job Title: Project Manager (NYS – Health and Human Service is Must) Location: Albany, NY (Looking Local Candidate Only)

Job Title: Project Manager (NYS – Health and Human Service is Must) Location: Albany, NY (Looking Local Candidate Only)

Mandatory Qualifications

•             More than seven  years of experience working on complex projects.

•             Minimum of one project as project manager implementing a Health and Human Services eligibility system within one of the domain Medicaid, Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, or Child Care.

•             Minimum of one project as project manager responsible for managing a budget greater than $50 million.

Desirable Qualifications

•             Minimum of one project as project manager implementing an integrated eligibility system program, integrating the service offerings of Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, and Financial Management into a single integrated eligibility system.

•             Minimum of one project as a project manager which is federally funded requiring project management activities to conform to federal requirements prior to project implementation e.g. testing, deployment and pilot requirements and federal program specific requirements.

•             Minimum of five years of experience in active management of resource loaded Project Schedules and resource management using Microsoft Project.

•             Bachelor’s degree with coursework in Information Technology, Business Administration, Project Management and/or Communications.

•             Minimum of nine years of experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard system development life cycle methodologies.

•             Minimum of three years experience managing projects with vendor deliverable management.

•             Prior working experience with Microsoft Project Online/Server. Minimum of one project experience.

•             Current PMP or PgMP certification through Project Management Institute.

•             Minimum of one project as project manager implementing Data Management, OLTP, or Master Data Management Systems.

•             Minimum of one project as project manager implementing OLAP, Reporting, or Data Warehousing Systems.

•             Minimum of one project as project manager implementing OLAP, Reporting, or Data Warehousing Systems.

Responsibilities

•             Provided leadership and oversight to other agency project managers and execute on the overall mission and vision of the agency program from a project management perspective.

•             Defining and managing project scope, schedule and budget, managing project schedule and budget variances, and providing implementation alternatives to mitigate project risk related to scope, schedule and budget.

•             Proactively identify, assess and mitigate project risks across the project stakeholder community.

•             Follow the agency established change control process.

•             Managing project teams following the systems development life cycle including the business requirements definition, technical design, code development, system testing including unit, system, performance, etc., deployment and rollout including training and pilot implementations.

•             Managing all aspects of the project including risk, issues, communication plan, decisions, actions, and project interdependencies.

•             Managing resources in a matrix management organization and collaborate with senior management on resource allocations based on project priorities.

•             Lead project groups within the agency program and across stakeholder groups.

•             Facilitate meetings clarifying business and technical requirements and decision making.

•             Collaborate with project stakeholders including project team members, state agencies, and Social Service Districts ensuring project objectives are understood and roles and responsibilities are well defined.

•             Oversee and coordinate Systems Integration vendor implementations including scope and methodology adherence, resource management, deliverable review and approvals, and progress reporting.

•             Reporting to Project Management Deputy Director and responsible for providing regular project status reports to agency Program Director, as well as Project Sponsors, Steering Committees, and other governance bodies.

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