Healthcare PM (PMP/CSM) with BA, agile, documentation, Visio and JIRA experience

Job ID: MS-65022 (90090906) 3P

Healthcare PM (PMP/CSM) with BA, agile, documentation, Visio and JIRA experience

Location: 200 South Lamar St. Jackson, MS (Department of Human Services)
Duration 3 Years
Positions 1 (1/2)

Experience as a business analyst and/or project manager 3+
Experience in gathering, documenting and communicating business requirements and/or user stories 3+
Experience with project requiring knowledge of project management principles or agile software development techniques, methodologies and best practices; 3+
Experience with organizing project teams and work plans for multiple projects; 3+
Experience estimating and planning project timelines and milestones, and administering task schedules; 3+
Experience in designing, documenting and improving business processes; 3+
Experience with projects requiring an understanding of application programming, relational database concepts and system design; 3+
Experience research and writing Advanced Planning Documents required by Federal partners in the area of health and human services. 3+

Preparing project plans 3+
Facilitating discussions and consensus among various stakeholders 3+
Analyzing and defining complex business problems to provide solutions that meet business requirements 3+
Defining and documenting business requirements, user stories, processes and workflows 3+
Designing and configuring detailed specifications for applications to meet business requirements and user stories 3+
Ensuring delivery of high-quality applications and re-engineered processes 3+
Developing project proposals and recommendations to stakeholders 3+
Developing project plans to identify project scope, objectives, milestones, deliverables, project schedule, budget and resources 3+
Providing timely and comprehensive project status reports to project team and supervisory management 3+
Receiving direction from supervisory management, providing appropriate, accurate and tactful comment or feedback in a timely manner 3+
Managing and monitoring project budget and expenditures 3+
Tracking and monitoring project progress against the project plan, requirements, user stories, processes, milestones and quality indicators 3+
Gathering information on business functions, processes, procedures and information needs through a variety of methods, including process workshops, workflow analysis, and interviews with subject matter experts, application developers and other technical personnel 3+
Developing detailed knowledge of corporate processes and associated tools used to support these processes 3+
Working in collaboration with project team members, and other key stakeholders, to define and document detailed business requirements and user stories 3+
Evaluating current business requirements, user stories and processes to identify automation and/or improvement initiatives 3+
Acting as Change Agent to improve business operations and manage impact of changes on business 3+
Working with stakeholders to develop and execute software testing strategy, including test plans, test cases and confirmation of expected results 3+
Ensuring all documentation relevant to the application/project is developed, clear and concise, and easy to maintain (specifications, design, features, processes, procedures, use cases, test scripts, interfaces, reports, training materials, user manuals, help systems, etc.) 3+
Instituting a quality assurance, audit and post implementation process for all application upgrades/projects to ensure that they meet client expectations 3+
Managing a diverse and complex suite of projects simultaneously 3+
Managing any assigned staff, including contractors, working as a team. 3+

Ability to effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing; 3+
Ability to interact with functional users and technical staff regarding business and information technology needs; 3+
Ability to listen and solve problems; 3+
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; 3+
Ability to exercise flexibility and good judgment in assessing business issues and associated risks; 3+
Ability to work effectively with a variety of departments and management levels; 3+
Advanced writing skills, with the ability to write effective memos, reports and documentation; 3+
Ability to present alternatives/solutions and supporting data clearly and convincingly to client stakeholders; 3+
Ability to communicate thoughts and express complex ideas tactfully in simple terminology, both verbally and in written communications; 3+
Interpersonal skills necessary to elicit detailed facts from subject matter experts, such as applications developers and program staff. 3+

Proficient level skill in MS Office products: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with project management tracking software

Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience. Must also meet minimum requirements.
At least three (3) years of experience as a business analyst and/or project manager working on State and/or Federal Government projects;
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Experience with projects requiring an understanding of online web portal architectures and how legacy and web-based systems interface with each other; and
Experience with designing and building n-tier software applications
Experience with Visio or similar process flow software.
Experience using JIRA and Slack software
Experience with agile software methodology.
SCRUM certification (SCRUM Product owner)


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