Job ID: NC-573806 (98590912)
Agile PM (CSM/ACP/CPO) with procurement/contracting, Medicaid/CMS, MS Project/Access and healthcare experience
Location: Raleigh NC (DHHS)
Duration: 12 months
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Knowledge of Enterprise IT Systems and related State/Federal procurement, compliance, and contracting policies Required 7 Years
Project management experience supporting and managing date-to-day vendor and contract activities to ensure that the project meets milestones Required 7 Years
Has an understanding of CMS’ Seven Standards and Conditions and Medicaid programs Highly desired 7 Years
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects, function in a fast-paced moving constantly changing, deadline driven environment Required 7 Years
Proficient use of Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Adobe software Required 7 Years
Skills in persuasion, negotiation, relationship management, conflict resolution, and effective oral and written communication at all levels Required 7 Years
Solid work experience managing implementation projects in the healthcare or related arena working with multiple stakeholders Required 7 Years
Solid work experience managing projects implementing healthcare or related systems including applicable data transmission and interface requirements Required 7 Years
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) or Certified Product Owner (CPO) Highly desired 1 Years
The Agile PM (APM) will aide with oversight and delivery of projects focused on Enterprise IT platform modernization in addition to providing support of certification of new functionality. The APM will provide consistent, timely updates on schedule and demonstrate a track record of managing projects delivering large projects within a complex, matrix organization. The candidate is required to have knowledge or experience managing projects for deploying systems using the Agile Scrum methodologies. Excellent communications skills required. The candidate must be well organized and exhibit excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.
The APM will consult with the MES Project Manager who serves as the lead for the portfolio The APM will exhibit strong analytical skills contributing to the identification and analysis of risks, issues, lessons learned, action items, technical team performance metrics, and will maintain crosswalks, and associated documentation within those areas. Preparation of managerial reports for approval by the MES Program Director (MPD) and distribution to the stakeholders is also a key task. This resource will assist with leading IT stakeholder analysis and evaluation of the State Business Process Model’s (BPM) alignment with or deviation from the Centers for Medicaid Medicare Services (CMS)-defined standards and conditions for IT systems. This resource may interface with Division Leadership and DHHS Subject Matter Experts (SME) as required to complete the work. This role is focused on monitoring and managing project delivery, certification and compliance. It is also focused on coaching peers in Agile methodologies. Participation in drafting procurement documentation, Request for Proposals (RFPs) is key aspect. Interface with business stakeholders will occur daily.
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. This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, and business program resources to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. This lead project management role will work with the MES IT PMO team and the selected vendor(s) to complete implementation of the system.