EBT PM (PMP must) with BA, agile/scrum, MS Project/Visio, USDA funded project and healthcare experience

Request ID: IN-8700-1 (912690327)

EBT PM (PMP must) with BA, agile/scrum, MS Project/Visio, USDA funded project and healthcare experience

Location: Columbia SC
Duration: 12+ Months

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. EXPERIENCE WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF LARGE ENTERPRISE LEVEL PROJECTS WITH PROVEN IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS.
2. PMI, PMP CERTS.
3. REQUIREMENTS GATHERING
4. ABILITY TO DEVELOP, COMMUNICATE, AND PRESENT PROJECT DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS.
5. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFE CYCLE (SDLC) METHODOLOGIES.
6. EXPERIENCE IN AGILE/SCRUM.
7. KNOWLEDGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FIELD, BEST PRACTICES, ORGANIZATION, AND OPERATIONS.
8. EXPERT WITH MICROSOFT VISIO AND MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013.

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. EXPERIENCE MANAGING AN ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER (EBT) IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT.
2. EXPERIENCE MANAGING A USDA FUNDED PROJECT.
3. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH POSITIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNICAL STAFF, CUSTOMERS AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN DATA-CENTRIC MANAGEMENT.
4. ABILITY TO INTEGRATE TECHNICAL SYSTEMS WITH AGENCY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES.

REQUIRED EDUCATION:
BACHELOR’S OR MASTER’S DEGREE IN A RELEVANT FIELD OF WORK OR EQUIVALENT WORK EXPERIENCE. POSSESSES 5-7 YEARS OF WORK EXPERIENCE MANAGING IT IMPLEMENTATION PROJECTS OF MODERATE COMPLEXITY AND SCOPE.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:
1. PMI, PMP CERTIFICATION
2. Workstation and required software.

Experience
Miscellaneous ABILITY TO DEVELOP, COMMUNICATE AND PRESENT PROJECT DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS Yes 5 Expert Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Miscellaneous KNOWLEDGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FIELD, BEST PRACTICES, ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS Yes 8 Advanced Within 1 Year 4 – 6 Years
Miscellaneous MS Visio Yes 1 Expert Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Miscellaneous Requirements Gathering Yes 4 Advanced Within 1 Year 2 – 4 Years
Packaged Applications Microsoft Project 2010 Yes 9 Expert Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Program Management Agile/Scrum Methodology Yes 7 Expert Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Program Management EXPERIENCE WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF LARGE ENTERPRISE LEVEL PROJECTS WITH PROVEN IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS Yes 1 Expert Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Program Management PMI Certifications Yes 2 Expert Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Program Management PMP Yes 3 Expert Currently Using 2 – 4 Years
Program Management Software Development Lifecycle – SDLC Yes 6 Expert Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Additional Skills: PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. EXPERIENCE MANAGING AN ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER (EBT) IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT.
2. EXPERIENCE MANAGING A USDA FUNDED PROJECT.
3. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH POSITIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH TECHNICAL STAFF, CUSTOMERS AND OTHERS INVOLVED IN DATA-CENTRIC MANAGEMENT.
4. ABILITY TO INTEGRATE TECHNICAL SYSTEMS WITH AGENCY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES.

JOB PURPOSE:
Under limited supervision, the Project Manager will work with the WIC Program, Project Management Office, QA, and IT Contractor to coordinate and oversee all project management activities related to the implementation of Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) for the WIC Program to maintain compliance with the approved Implementation Advanced Planning Document and the USDA 901 Handbook.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Responsible for scope management of the WIC EBT implementation project, including but not limited to the
development of the WBS, WBS dictionary, and the project scope statement.
2. Review and determine the impact of all scope change requests and submit them to the Project Sponsor for
review and approval.
3. Develop the scope control and validation measures and communicate any changes to scope to all project
participants.
4. Ensure that all project documentation is updated based on any changes made.
5. Utilize processes, templates, etc. approved by the project management office.
6. Develop and maintain a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.
7. Communicates progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones and other key project metrics to team
members and management staff. Where project control is in jeopardy, creates contingency plans with
appropriate input from key team members and implement a revised project schedule, scope in a timely
manner.
8. Other general project management duties as assigned.
9. The position will be utilized for 40 hours per week for the duration of this project. The selected candidate
should be able to work flexible hours where it may be necessary for work to be completed outside
traditional business hours.
10. The candidate will work closely with the WIC Program, Program Management Office, QA Contractor and
Bureau of Information Technology to identify, prioritize, and schedule workload and implementation. The
position will work with program area team members to ensure that all business and contractual
requirements are met to support the WIC EBT Implementation project.
11. Candidates must be self-motivated, team-oriented, work under limited supervision, and respond to priority
tasks as needed.

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