The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Project Manager, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC Project Manager 2 Category, Emerging Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Enterprise. Minimum Requirements
15 yearsof work experience in the information technology industry with at least 5 years of experience involvement in data management solutions (i.e., data warehouses, data lakes, etc.), data analytics/business intelligence, web-based (J2EE) development, or SOA-related projects
8 years of IT project management experience
5 years of experience in project management that entail demonstration of:
Excellentcommunication skills, both verbal and written.
Experience in developing clear, concise project documentation.
Team management through team meetings, task assignment, mentoring, facilitation and training.
Progress monitoring to plan through effective use of risk management practices.
Keep leadership updated on project issues and progress.
Effectively manage resources in a mixed functional and matrixed project environment.
Expert problem resolution skills.
Complete experience with the project management lifecycle (PMLC) and software development lifecycle (SDLC) required.
The ability to develop, document and execute project management plans, work plans and quality plans.
Involved in the full lifecycle from analysis and planning to development and deployment.
5 years of experience in building and managing IT project teams with emphasis on ability to motivate individuals to excel and exceed expectations.
5 years of successful management of projects with minimum multi-year budgets of at least $3 million.
5 years of experience with MS Project, MS Office, Visio, and status reporting tools.
1+ years prior experience in the Healthcare Industry.
1+ years work experience managing multi-agency or multi-IT department initiatives
1+ years work experience within a Health and Human Services agency.
Terms of Service The initial fiscal year 2018 term of service assumes a start date on or around August 20, 2018 through August 31, 2018. Total estimated worker hours shall not exceed 100 hours for FY18 and will most likely be extended into FY19 for 1904 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.
VIEW JOBS1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-04-15T00:00What you do at AMD changes everything
At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.
Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.
Program Manager responsible for the completion of complex NPI engineering projects involving AMD IP (Silicon, HW, SW) and partner technologies (Fabric, Storage, Accelerators) to deliver datacenter system solutions
Define, plan, and drive engineering program plans based on AMD management and senior technical guidance
Provide program management leadership to technical teams spanning multiple disciplines and geographies
Engage with internal and external stakeholders in product planning, development, and validation activities
Coordinate team communications and reviews with AMD senior management and customers
Track and report status vs. objectives throughout the lifecycle of the program
Excellent communication and leadership skills, both written and oral
High attention to detail and good follow through in a fast pace environment
Experience in areas of datacenter system design, software development, and validation
Familiarity with testing tools, methodologies, and defect tracking
10+ years project management experience in high tech industry
Relevant Bachelor's degree; Master's preferred; PMP certification a plus, but not required
Skilled in MS Office & MS Project tool suites, Confluence, MS Sharepoint
Requisition Number: 71496
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin
Job Function: Other Engineering
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VIEW JOBS1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-04-16T00:00Job Requisition ID: 15041
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Lead Project Manager
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Core Solutions Project Management
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The Lead Project Manager (LPM)is responsible for the production, engineering, and on-schedule delivery of projects within a program, discipline or for the management and implementation of a specially designated initiative. The LPM participates in determining product delivery methodology (Agile/waterfall etc.) and leads Scope Statement discussions between members of the Product Planning, Development & Marketing (PDM), Finance, and Sales teams to define project and product specifications. The LPM also creates program milestone schedules, helps to identify appropriate suppliers, and helps to develop and implement the production process for each project/product. The LPM facilitates communication among all departments and with vendors regarding budget, schedule, and development concerns.
This section formally defines the major end results of the job and should include only major responsibilities. It is not necessary to list every single responsibility of the job. Indicate in the right-hand column the average amount of time an employee may spend on the responsibility.
Understands project scope: Participates in the planning of new products and achievement of on-time, on-budget execution, including project scope, status of deliverables, finances, resource management and communication. Supports the teams to define best delivery methodologies based on the scope of the project and the focus on the customer.
Focuses on results: Creates, manages and is accountable for detailed project schedules or Agile management and is responsible for tracking schedules and interdependencies. Ensures that status, risks and issues are managed and communicated and that reporting requirements are adhered to. Leads the project management and production teams to meet project goals.
Provides project status: Manages delivery of project updates and communication from project management team to Stakeholders, providing detailed schedule tracking information and ensures preparation and documentation of own and team's project meetings are executed and that decisions and actions are tracked, distributed and understood as required at appropriate organization levels.
Supports project documentation: Collaborates with internal and external teams to ensure that requirements are met for data management, vendor management (statement of work through billings), quality management, and release management.
Communicates effectively: Provides clear, direct, accurate and professional written and verbal communication at all times. Presents issues and risks with proposed solutions or mitigations in a timely manner. Escalates issues as needed for conflict resolution and for effective Change Management. Understands the complexity of interdepartmental relationships and is able to adapt to adversity, resolve conflicts and manage change effectively.
Represents Project Mgt team: Acts as a role model for the Project Management team and mentors Senior Project Managers in all aspects of the role. Advocates and participates in process improvement and positive change initiatives. Works with the Senior Management to enhance engagement and to impart and understand Business goals and drive revenue. Acts in conjunction with the departments Senior Management to achieve business and individual professional growth.
SCOPE & MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
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EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Indicates the minimum required education level, previous experience, specific knowledge, skills and abilities as well as preferred experiences / skills for this position.
Education Level and or relevant experience
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in business or relevant discipline
* Masters degree
* Experience working on learning solutions products for the K–12 market, print and digital
* 10+ years of educational publishing experience
* Experience in managing and delivering Agile lead projects.
Knowledge and skills
(general and technical)
* Excellent project management skills
* High level of organization; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to prioritize
* Proven ability to drive on-time, on-budget, high-quality development efforts
* Extensive experience developing interactive software for learning
* Extensive experience in application and web-based development
* Demonstrated ability to lead an agile development methodology supporting multiple platform offerings when appropriate
* Extensive experience in digital and print production, including specific knowledge of the educational market requirements
* Strong negotiation, communication, leadership, and supervisory skills
* Excellent problem-solving ability
* Ability to remain objective
* Collaborating – Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.
* Compelling Communication – Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups; communicating in a focused and compelling way that captures and holds others' attention.
* Customer Focus – Ensuring that the internal or external customer's perspective is a driving force behind strategic priorities, business decisions, organizational processes, and individual activities; crafting and implementing service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs; promoting and operationalizing customer service as a value.
* Decision Making – Identifying and understanding problems and opportunities by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative information; choosing the best course of action by establishing clear decision criteria, generating and evaluating alternatives, and making timely decisions; taking action that is consistent with available facts and constraints and optimizes probable consequences.
* Innovation – Creating novel solutions with measurable value for existing and potential customers (internal or external); experimenting with new ways to solve work problems and seize opportunities that result in unique and differentiated solutions.
* Coaching and Developing Others – Providing feedback, instruction, and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities; planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities.
* Guiding Team Success – Using appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to build, motivate, and guide a cohesive team to complete team goals.
* Business Savvy – Demonstrates a keen understanding of basic business operations and the organizational levers (systems, processes, departments, functions) that drive profitable growth; draws from personal experience to quickly evaluate business plans and processes to identify data or recommendations that need further investigation.
* Building Self-Insight – Demonstrating an awareness of own strengths and development needs as well as the impact of own behavior on others; modifying behavior based on self-awareness to improve impact.
* Leading Through Vision and Values - Motivating individuals toward higher levels of performance that are aligned with the organization's vision and values.
* Establishing Strategic Direction – Establishing and committing to a long-term business direction based on an analysis of systemic information and consideration of resources, market drivers, organizational values, and emerging economic, technological, and regulatory conditions.
(licenses, certifications, specialized training, physical or mental abilities required)
HUMAN RESOURCES USE ONLY
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people's lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom. HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.
For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.
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VIEW JOBS1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM2019-04-17T00:00<p>As a Senior Website Project Manager, you’ll work alongside a team of talented experts to deliver high-quality digital materials for a diverse range of clients. You’ll be responsible for leading the charge and guiding clients through their entire project lifecycle; from kickoff to launch, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing timelines and budgets, as well as collaborating with UX/UI Designers and Developers. </p><p>You will take responsibility for the day-to-day execution of client project solutions for academic institutions, nonprofits, and large and small businesses. You will report to the Director of Project Management and will be empowered to collaborate with peers and senior management to enhance processes, provide thoughtful and purposeful feedback on deliverables, collaborate on strategic decisions made by the Kanopi team throughout client engagements, and overall ensure the work produced is of quality, on target and polished.</p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><h3>Project/Practice Management Responsibilities</h3><ul> <li>Create and execute project plans, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements</li> <li>Apply waterfall, agile, or a hybrid of both methodologies to deliver high-quality deliverables</li> <li>Generate actionable and detailed tasks for both internal and client teams, and diligently following up to ensure the project and budget are not compromised</li> <li>Review all deliverables prepared by team, ensuring they meet project and business goals before presenting to clients</li> <li>Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of a project including, but not limited to:<ul> <li>Identifying, flagging and minimizing or eliminating any potential for risk to the project and Kanopi</li> <li>Establishing and maintaining timelines in accordance with project framework</li> <li>Tracking hours usage and forecasting needed resources for future work</li> <li>Managing expectations and eliminating assumptions with internal resources, as well as client team members</li> <li>Ensuring project deliverables are complete, of quality, current, and stored appropriately</li> </ul> </li> <li>Work with clients and Kanopi resources to gather project requirements, determine estimates and draft SOWs</li> <li>Collaborate with technical leads to identify resources and assign individual responsibilities</li> <li>Make strategic internal decisions to ensure the delivery of polished, well-executed, and detailed deliverables</li> <li>Remove ambiguity and blockers, and motivate the project team to make smart decisions regarding the execution of their deliverables</li> <li>Assist with proposal efforts including project scoping, level of effort assessments and project plan development </li> <li>Identify areas of scope creep, building plans for Change Orders as necessary</li> <li>Identify business development and "add-on" sales opportunities, such as support contracts or additional phases of new scope</li> <li>Work to build positive and trusting relationships with client teams</li> </ul> <h3>Project Accounting and Financial Management Responsibilities</h3><ul> <li>Ensure timeline and budget accountabilities are appropriately transparent; shifts to either are documented and the appropriate course of action is taken </li> <li>Build and execute detailed project plans, indicating client and internal responsibilities and accountability</li> <li>Understand the internal team’s needs throughout the project life cycle, acting as an advocate for their efforts and coordinating support</li> <li>Ensure internal reviews and revisions of deliverables are properly managed for team success</li> <li>Utilize resources efficiently, queuing work in accordance with project timeline and resource availability</li> <li>Distill and communicate internal team needs to the client in an organized way </li> <li>Review scope of work and strategize (with team collaboration as appropriate) how to best use the budget to execute a successful project</li> <li>Provide sound and anticipatory project organization, articulation, and assumptions as needed for sales proposals</li> <li>Ensure proper checkpoints are in place for budget validation throughout the project life cycle (i.e. ensuring developers are reviewing UX and designs effectively)</li> <li>Take responsibility for logging accurate time against projects in a timely manner</li> <li>Track and report team hours and project expenses internally and in a client-friendly format as appropriate</li> <li>Communicate estimated vs. actual hours to Management Team</li> <li>Monitor and manage project budget</li> <li>Understand basic revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections, and make decisions accordingly</li> <li>Proactively identify, advocate, and act on areas for internal and process improvement</li> </ul><h3>Communication Skills</h3><ul> <li>Grow long-lasting partner relationships with clients</li> <li>Create clearly-written communication documents and disseminate recaps, meeting notes, and agendas for client calls to ensure there is a paper trail of needs, blockers, risks, decisions, changes in scope, and approvals</li> <li>Provide a strong voice of reason and leadership during difficult or complex project negotiations</li> <li>Participate in team and client meetings effectively and efficiently</li> <li>Keep project teams well informed of project changes, and changes within the organization that affect daily operations</li> <li>Effectively communicate relevant project information to management</li> <li>Deliver engaging, informative, well-organized presentations</li> <li>Resolve and/or escalate project concerns in a timely fashion</li> <li>Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully and effectively</li> <li>Be the key subject matter expert of your project’s scope - ensure the team is neither communicating nor building in out-of-scope options unintentionally as if they were in-scope</li> <li>Be able to clearly articulate technical challenges or limitations when communicating with client team, in a way that is easily understood by those with limited expertise</li> </ul><h3>Website Development Understanding </h3><ul> <li>Possess an understanding of web development and user experience design</li> <li>Maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and industry best practices to potentially be applied on client engagements</li> <li>Understand the abilities and limitations of industry standard technologies at a high level </li> </ul><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p><strong>Fully Remote:</strong> Work where and when you do your best. It’s about feeling connected to others, having a flexible schedule and staying healthy.</p><p><strong>Top Talent:</strong> Since we are not limited by walls, our ability to hire the best is limitless. Collaborate, learn and surround yourself with a strongly skilled and diverse team.</p><p><strong>Travel:</strong> Love to see the world? So do we. Just find a place with good wifi, get connected and make great work happen!</p><p>This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by those assigned to this classification. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by those occupying this position. The job description and job functions described herein are subject to possible modification by Kanopi Studios in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.</p><p><strong>No agencies, recruiters or overseas applicants.</strong></p>Kanopi StudiosAustinTX