Our Government client is seeking a Project Manager on a 12 month renewable contract position in Columbia, SC.
Role : Project Manager
DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for project/program management functions for the Replacement MMIS (RMMIS). Will primarily lead a project to manage transition of existing internal and external reports (e.g., federal reporting, agency billing, claims reconciliation) from legacy systems to replacement solutions. Project will support efforts to improve overall data governance and support the management and exchange of data.
With direction from the RMMIS Program Director and Program Manager, applies RMMIS project/program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics to project implementation. Ensures milestones and deliverables for RMMIS projects/programs are defined, tracked and communicated in a consistent and effective manner. Incorporates effective change and risk management controls. Partners with other IT organizations, business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities, to identify and prioritize business needs based on predefined criteria (return on investment, productivity, compliance), and to assess interdependencies. Directs project business case and requirements development. Responsible for ensuring project is completed on time, within budget and to an agreed quality level. Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in project/program management, portfolio management methodologies and tools. Must be able to develop clear, concise recommendations for executive/management decision-making and secure approval for project progress.
Responsible for overall coordination and documentation of of reporting requirements from various departments;
Work closely with Business Analysts and Technical Writers to gather information from business owners to close requirement gaps, including process flows, report specifications, and data models
Based on project discovery activities, evaluate and propose strategy and timeline for distributing reporting requirements across technology solutions
Responsible for evaluating and communicating what steps will be required to reach a Done state to departments contributing to project development;
Responsible for tracking priority and directing business owners to information showing current state of completion of reporting requirements. Complete project intake and manage stakeholder reviews, deliverables, and testing appropriate for complexity of project
Lead project through successive phases based on executive/management-level decisions
Work closely with business owners and Testing Center of Excellence (TCOE) staff for reporting development, testing, and validation
Work closely with business owners to establish operational work flows for efficient reporting following transition
The Project Manager will interact with staff, other team members, all levels of management and internal and external organizations, including vendors performing outsourced work.
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANKED IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
5 years or more in project management.
3 years project planning experience, including effort estimation on technical tasks and resource allocation
3 years Business Analysis experience.
2 years experience in any software development capacity.
PREFERRED SKILLS (RANKED IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
Experience with developing reporting specifications and data analysis
Experience with software development from a coding perspective.
PMP Certification preferred
BS in computer science or computer information systems preferred. As long as the candidate has a bachelor's degree.
Vector Consulting, Inc., (Headquartered in Atlanta) is an IT Talent Acquisition Solutions firm committed to delivering results. Since our founding in 1990, we have been partnering with our customers, understanding their business, and developing solutions with a commitment to quality, reliability and value. Our continuing growth has been and continues to be built around successful relationships that are based on our organization's operating philosophy and commitment toPeople, Partnerships, Purpose and Performance
Project Management, Business Analysis,Software Development
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