Job ID: TX-529501014 (911990510)

Hybrid/Local TX Govt PM (PMI ACP/PMP/SAFe) with Healthcare, Procurement/vendor management, Agile, Medicaid, MMIS experience

Location: Austin, TX (HHSC)
Duration: 2 Months
Position: 1
Position will be 4 days remote with 1 day (Tuesdays) required to be onsite at the location listed above. Program will only allow candidates who are LOCAL ONLY.
Please do not submit candidates who are currently out of state and are planning to move to Texas. Candidates must already reside in Texas.

7 Required Experience in management of large-scale projects with significant technology components, including system integration, resource management, procurement transition and vendor management.
7 Required Experience overseeing the planning and execution of major projects, including facilitation and documentation of high-level critical path dependencies across multiple projects.
5 Required Demonstrated ability to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to develop and evaluate policies and procedures; to prepare reports; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.
5 Required Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on tight deadlines
5 Required Experience successfully leading meetings and facilitating discussion between multiple stakeholder groups, including vendors.
5 Required Ability to establish project goals and objectives that support the State and HHS strategic plans as well as federal directives.
5 Required Proven ability to work successfully with technical and non-technical groups and manage multiple responsibilities.
5 Required Experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and independently perform a variety of complicated tasks; a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
5 Required Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and coordination skills.
5 Required Excellent oral and written communication skills
5 Required Experience managing projects using Agile methodologies.
4 Preferred Experience with Medicaid Enterprise Systems, including Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS).
2 Preferred Experience with Texas Health and Human Services programs.
1 Preferred PMI ACP, PMI PMP, or SAFe Agile Certification

Under the direction of Director, Medicaid Technology Modernization, the Worker will oversee, coordinate, and perform project management for a portfolio of Medicaid Technology Modernization projects. The Worker is responsible for overseeing large-scale projects with significant information technology components and for driving the delivery of strategic and transformational change by providing leadership and direction to assigned projects. The Worker will develop and maintain high-level timelines for the assigned portfolio in coordination with cross functional teams, as well as a detailed timeline for each project, to include an integrated project schedule, when needed. The Worker will lead and facilitate meetings and report regularly to leadership on project status, including budget, scope, schedule, resources, issues, and risks in collaboration with the project team. The Worker will have knowledge and skill of both waterfall and agile project management methodologies.

The Worker will be responsible for delivering quality products that meet the state’s desired operational and technical requirements. The Worker will have considerable latitude to use their experience and judgement to ensure successful completion of their assigned tasks. The Worker will be required to multi-task, analyze priorities, communicate clearly, and set expectations for the implementation of various Medicaid Technology Modernization efforts. The Worker will be responsible for communicating with multiple internal and external stakeholders including program and technical staff, and other contracted and vendor resources. The Worker will participate in meetings, track deliverables and schedules, and alert management of any issues that may impact the implementations.

The services to be provided include, but are not limited to the following:

A. Provide overall leadership, guidance, and management of all aspects of the projects
B. Follow and ensure compliance with established project roles and responsibilities.
C. Identify and plan for needed resources.
D. Assist with developing and manage project timelines, including the sequence and cadence.
E. Develop, maintain, store and archive project plans, artifacts, and required documentation for each procurement project in the portfolio in coordination with the project team.
F. Serve as the primary point of contact for project communications and status reporting.
G. Coordinate stakeholder participation in project planning, execution, control, and closure, maximizing involvement during each.
H. Assist with contract management to ensure compliance with the statement of work requirements.
I. Perform risk management, to include identifying and documenting risks, and recommending and employing risk-mitigation strategies.
J. Documents action items and business decisions.
K. Facilitate meetings and/or presentation tasks as needed.
L. Manage schedules for deliverables as established. Monitor, manage, and report on the critical path dependencies between Modernization projects
M. Perform other duties as assigned as required to complete each project.


Hybrid/Local TX Govt PM (PMI ACP/PMP/SAFe) with Healthcare, Procurement/vendor management, Agile, Medicaid, MMIS experience

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