Job ID: MS-63769 (99590724)
Project Manager with (CMS), procurement, SDLC, infrastructure, databases, Active Directory, backups, server/network/SAN administration, PowerPoint, legal, vendors and Government Experience
Location: Jackson , MS
Duration: 36 months
REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE :
Experience in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of IT system implementation 3+
Business analysis experience gathering and documenting technical and business requirements and translating
them into viable procurement requirements for inclusion in competitive procurement instruments 5+
State government procurement experience with broad knowledge of both Information Technology and Personal
Services Contract procurement guidelines, rules and regulations (for Mississippi, that is ITS and PPRB) 3+
Proven experience managing state procurements throughout the procurement and project lifecycle via tasks such
as documenting and validating requirements, drafting and releasing procurement instruments, developing a solid
persuasive business case, responding to vendor questions, evaluating vendor proposals, procurement award,
contract negotiations, and vendor onboarding, etc.
Direct hands-on responsibility for a minimum of 10 procurements
(Fill out Attachment A – Procurement Experience. Document must be submitted with resume)
-Basic technical understanding of network-based infrastructure concepts such as web content management,
remote access technology, databases, Active Directory, backups, server/network/SAN administration, etc. 2+
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Products (e.g. Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, etc.) 2+
Experience working with outside entities (legal, vendors, state and federal oversight) to negotiate and manage
vendor contracts 2+
Experience in information technology planning efforts 1+
Experience working across agency boundaries to produce a robust, non-biased, competitive procurement
Preference given to candidates with the below skills/experience. Must also meet minimum requirements.
Technical and procurement experience working with State Medicaid Agencies
Experience understanding and interpreting Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) processes, rules, and regulations .
Ability to effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing .
Ability to interact with state and vendor technical staff to ascertain business and information technology needs .
Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills .
Ability to be flexible, multi-task in a fast paced, deadline driven environment .
Ability to work as a part of a team and independently
Ability to communicate effectively with executive and non-executive staff .
Ability to effectively prioritize work/tasks based on critical areas and hot issues Successful character traits include but are not limited to: Inquisitive, decisive, self-motivated, ethical, research oriented, active listening skills, problem solving ability, critical thinking skills, meticulous attention to detail, strong organizational skills, task and time oriented, flexibility, emotional awareness, influence/negotiation skills, interpersonal skills.
Experience budgeting for technology equipment, software and technical consulting services.