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Sr. Project Manager - Hybrid

MSys Inc
Raleigh, NC
March 14, 2023


Title: Sr. Project Manager - Hybrid

Location: Raleigh, NC, United States

Length: Long term

Restriction: W2 or C2C


Interview Type: Skype *** Very long term project initial PO for 1 year, expect to go for 4+ years *** Hybrid***

Job Description:

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services requires the services of a senior project manager to manage the planning and implementation of COVID IT projects. This lead project management role will work with multiple internal and external stakeholders and selected vendor(s) to analyze, plan, and implement the new system. This position will be responsible for working with senior level business executives, IT personnel, business program resources and Vendor staff to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. This position will manage the day to day activities for the project and complete all input to the State Project Management (Touchdown) system as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Developing and maintaining detailed project schedule, budget and monitoring expenditures

Developing and maintaining all required project management artifacts following State, DHHS and PMBOK guidelines

Managing scope, resources, timelines, costs/budget, quality, communication, and procurements to meet the goals of the State

Leading and performing hands on analysis of the business and technical environments, and writing RFP

Working with vendors to manage contract deliverables, oversee all vendor activities to ensure that all the milestones are met

Ensuring that project plans and schedules are established and maintained, ensuring that deliverables are completed timely and accurately

Establishing project governance, conducting formal presentations, coordinating with all project stakeholders and ensure that appropriate project controls are instituted

Serving as an IT project liaison to the business client

Working with business stakeholders to develop necessary project management, change management, risk management, rollout, and training plans

Working with the technical team to ensure technical readiness during implementation and supervising implementation activities

Developing and maintaining all required State CIO project documentation

Required skills include:

The selected candidate must be a results oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent IT Project Management, negotiation, communication and problem solving skills.

Capable of leading effective project meetings that are tailored to the audience

Ability to create simple to complex project plans, timelines and work breakdown structures using project management tools

Must have proficiency in project management, agile, scrum, and kanban software tools

Must have strategic planning skills with good understanding of roadmap development.

Ability to write and present effective project materials, including presentations and status reports

Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, clients and other IT personnel

Proven experience with working collaboratively with business/program partners

Ability to effectively identify and resolve system or business process/project issues

Ability to build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams towards end results

Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to work in a high demand dynamic environment

Strong analytical skills

Strong written and oral communication skills, including development of project

Must have experience writing RFPs/technical writing

Must have experience as a Project Manager on a Salesforce/MS Dynamics/ServiceNow implementation project

Management prefers applicants with the following:

Candidate with PMP Certification

Experience managing or supervising legacy system replacement projects

Experience collaborating with State and Local Government

Experience planning and managing data conversion activities

Experience building rollout plans

Required skills:

Project management experience, preferably with large, complex automation implementation efforts 8 Years

Demonstrated Project Management experience on system deployments with multiple clients. 8 Years

Objective decision making ability based on strategic objectives priority, business performance analysis and resource availability. 8 Years

Demonstrated oral and written communication and presentation skills. 8 Years

Experience with MS Office and SharePoint.. 5 Years

Demonstrated experience with both Waterfall and Agile Projects 8 Years

Demonstrate technical architecture/infrastructure knowledge and experience, including experience with multiple hardware platforms and operating system 5 Years

Demonstrated experience with Salesforce deployments with multiple clients. 5 Years

Highly desired skills:

Demonstrated technical knowledge and analysis skills with hands on experience in development, data base design, and web based technologies 8 Years

Experience writing RFPs/technical writing 5 Years

Comfortable working in an environment that is driving toward Agile Transformation while continuing to operate within a mature waterfall structure 5 Years

Experience with Jira 3 Years

Experience with DevOps processes, tools, and techniques 3 Years