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Project Manager

Company: TEKsystems
Location: Austin
Posted on: February 21, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionClient is hiring for a Project Manager to support the Health Insurance Benefits line of business.The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Project Manager, will perform complex/advanced project management, research and evaluation, process re-engineering, and departmental support work for the TRS Health Insurance Benefits Division.The Health Insurance Benefits Project Manager performs complex/advanced project management, research and evaluation, process re-engineering, and departmental support work for the TRS Health Insurance Benefits Division. Work involves leading the planning and management of complex projects from conception through delivery. The Project Manager demonstrates a growing span of influence, working across organizational lines while collaborating with varying levels of team members and leadership. Works under minimal supervision with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Vendor management will be huge. There are multiple teams under each vendor provider as well that this PM will be supporting and handling multiple projects at the same time. TRS also brought on Segal, is a benefits and human resources consulting firm to help manage this program.This PM also needs to be able to interact with various levels of people, from Chief Benefits Officers, Insurance Officers, vendors, IT, etc. This work involves leading the planning and management of complex projects from conception through delivery. The Project Manager demonstrates a growing span of influence, working across organizational lines while collaborating with varying levels of team members and leadership.Knowledge and experience with Project portfolio management principles and practices; and project management software tools such as MS Project, Project Server, and/or Microsoft SharePoint. They should be highly proficient in Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite.The project this PM will inherit will be Waterfall. However, going forward, some of the projects at TRS are Agile, and some are moving that way, so be well-versed with different Software development methodologies and lifecycles, but especially Agile practices. Also ideally experience with Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 (ITIL V3).Also going forward, it would be wonderful if this PM had past experience managing medium to large projects as the same time. As well as experience with large procurement projects. Such as developing SOW's for RFO/RFPs. It would be VERY nice if they came from healthcare industry or State of Texas work previously since they would already understand the Texas Project Delivery Framework documentation.This PM will assist with overseeing staff assigned to projects, including planning and assigning work, and providing input for hiring and performance evaluations. They will lead and participate on special projects and committees as assigned.The day to day includes:Project Management:- Leads/manage individual enterprise and division/department specific projects in collaboration with agency staff, vendors, contractors, and other State agencies using waterfall, iterative, or agile methodologies. Types of projects may include software development, software implementation, infrastructure, business oriented and other strategic agency efforts as assigned.- Develops and documents project management tools, processes, and procedures for the agency's PMO.- Establishes and supports project management tools to complement the PMO.- Defines project scope, goals, and deliverable that support business processes and/or project objectives.- Estimates resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.- Manages daily activities of assigned projects, including communicating project expectations and delegating tasks and responsibilities to project team members in order to best meet project objectives.- Consistently tracks project milestones and deliverables and monitors and reports on project status.- Identifies and resolves project issues and conflicts.- Plans, schedules, and prepares project timelines to ensure projects remain on schedule and within budget.- Reviews projects to determine level of compliance with PMO guidelines.- Coordinates/Assists with meetings for the PMO and assists with vendor contract management. Technology Research & Evaluation:- Participates as a member or advisor to project implementation teams.- Participates in risk analysis research and recommends projects to mitigate findings.- Compiles and analyzes data, and prepares, presents and/or distributes routine and ad hoc reports to agency management and Board of Trustees.- Conducts market research and product evaluations, and develops technical specifications, requests for offer (RFOs), requests for information (RFIs), and requests for proposals (RFPs) for the purchase of information systems and project management products and services. Process Re-Engineering:- Defines and recommends processes and procedures to facilitate better service deliver to agency constituents and staff, and to align technology with agency goals and objectives.- Assists with on-going process improvement efforts.- Provides training and advice to agency management and staff.- Analyzes and recommends improvements to legacy business processes both technical and non-technical. Departmental Support:- Leads or participates on special projects and committees as assigned.Skills:Project management, Vendor management, Project planningTop Skills Details:1) Experience managing medium to large projects in a health insurance industry. + Extensive experience in project planning and management; leading project teams; and organizing, directing, and motivating staff to meet project goals and objectives. - 2) Experience managing large procurement projects and developing SOWs for RFOs / RFPs+ Vendor Management - handling multiple vendors and teams and projects at the same time, various sizes as well3) Soft skills are very important - from a communication perspective, this PM will be meeting and interacting with various levels of "chiefs" and lines of businesses. This person needs to be flexible, quick on their feet and can hit the ground running.Additional Skills & Qualifications:Education:- Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university. Experience: - Six (6) years or more of full-time project management, systems analysis and design, software development, or related experience, including experience managing large complex projects and utilizing a defined project management methodology. Certifications are nice to have such as:- Information Technology Infrastructure Library V3 (ITIL V3).- Project Management Professional (PMP)- Scrum Master Certification (CSM)Degree would be essential:- Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), or Business.Experience Level:Intermediate Level


About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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