Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Columbia, SC

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

$40K - $50K
Posted on 08/09/17 by Gagan Kapoor
Columbia, SC
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
$40K - $50K
Posted on 08/09/17 by Gagan Kapoor

Position Title: Project Manager

Position Number: 261088

Location: Columbia, SC

Desired Skill Set:

Documentation, HIPAA, Microsoft Project, Scheduling

Position Description:

U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor or consider Corp 2 Corp candidates.


Position: Enterprise Project Manager
Duration: 12+ Months 
Work Location: Columbia, SC 29201


Job Description: POSITION: Enterprise Project Manager - Consultant


DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Specific Project Manager duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
• Uses project management methodologies to manage and direct all phases of the project for the Data Center Migration Project. PM should follow processes and practices established by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This individual will work closely with the Bureau of Information Technology this includes, but is not limited to: 
• Prepares status reports and communicates progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones, and other key project metrics to project stakeholders and agency management.
• Develop and maintain project documentation throughout entire project lifecycle, including project charter and detailed project plan in accordance with QIPM policy. 
• Ensure project deliverables, milestones and required tasks are completed as planned.
• Organizes and conducts team meetings. 
• Works with team to define project scope and requirements.
• Creating work plan and monitoring performance of work effort, timelines and taking corrective action when needed. 
• Maintaining project plan using Microsoft Project. 
• Assist with project communications.
• Work with agency staff, State IT and Vendors.
• Closing the project.
• Oversee and coordinate user testing and validation to accept system migration to IaaS environment. As required and needed, analyze and document prospective business process methods and techniques. 
• Coordinate with management and technical personnel to analyze and recommend the best solutions for implementation of the project.
• Communicate as necessary within all levels of the agency the project plan and progress.
• Determine, recommend, and implement risk mitigation plans and facilitate problem resolution. 
• 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. 
• The candidate will work closely with the Bureau of Information Technology, 
• The position will work with program area team members to ensure that all business requirements are met to support the migration of system to IaaS environment. 
• The position promotes agency initiatives and adheres to Information Technology and security standards to support business operations. This project will also include implementation of security procedures and controls as well as documentation associated with that implementation. 
• Assist with development of policies and procedures to conform and comply with agency standard cyber security policy design related to information risk management, designation of data as to criticality, confidentiality, and protection. (NIST 800-53, FISMA, SC InfoSec Requirements http://admin.sc.gov/technology/information-security/policies-and-procedures, etc.) 
• 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. The candidate will work closely with the Assigned Section Manager to identify, prioritize, and schedule workload and implementation to IT standards and procedures. The candidate will work closely with customer and subject matter experts for the system design and testing. 
• This will also include compliance to DHEC security policy/procedures as well as integrating systems when possible to streamline staff workflows, user security, and data correction.
Module support of the project.
• DHEC will require that selected personnel sign the DHEC confidentially agreement and/or Business Associate (BA) agreement if applicable. 
• DHEC will not accept any offers including an “up-lift” charge. The rate paid per consultant must not exceed the maximum rate established for this position described in the State contract terms.
• Contractors must be onsite during each week throughout the term of the contract.
• Follow agency IT Standards, policies, and procedures to include documentation.
• All source code (compiled and un-compiled) will become the sole property of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. Any source code, data, product, or functionality resulting from this SOW or previously owned/developed by DHEC will remain the sole property of DHEC and is not to be incorporated into the core product of any vendor''s application. Any modifications and interfaces developed under said contract will be not be used by the contractor for any independent project of the contractor or published or publicized by the contractor without written permission of DHEC.
• DHEC has the final say on all programming choices.
Payment Schedule:
• All timesheets shall be entered and approved in a timely manner per State contract terms. The State will not pay any extra costs (i.e. Travel, employee benefits, insurance, room and board, etc.) for temporary employees under this contract.
DHEC Support:
DHEC will provide:
• All required information including formulas, data, and mechanisms to check output.
• Staff to assist with any application or data questions.
• Conference rooms and scheduling for any application demos.
• Workstation and required software.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
• Experience with Industry Standard Information Security Practices 
• Experience in designing and implementing enterprise level systems architectures. 
• Experience with Project Management of large enterprise level projects with proven implementation success.
• Ability to develop, communicate and present project documentation and reports. 
• Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Methodologies
• Experience in Agile/Scrum.
• Knowledge of Information Technology field, best practices, organization and operations.
• Expert with Microsoft Project 
• Expert with Microsoft Office Products 

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
• Experience with security and data classification related to CDC, HIPAA, and CJIS.
• Ability to establish positive working relationships with technical staff, customers and others involved in data-centric management.
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Previous experience with Data Center Migrations
• Knowledge of Information Technology Field, best practices, organization and operations 
• 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 relevant work experience.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS: 
PMI or PMP Certifications

Skills:
• ABILITY TO DEVELOP, COMMUNICATE AND PRESENT PROJECT DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS Yes 4 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• Experience in designing and implementing enterprise level systems architectures. Yes 2 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• KNOWLEDGE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FIELD, BEST PRACTICES, ORGANIZATION AND OPERATIONS Yes 7 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• information security principles and practices Yes 1 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• Microsoft Office Suite Yes 9 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• Microsoft Project 2010 Yes 8 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• Agile/Scrum Methodology Yes 6 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• EXPERIENCE WITH PROJECT MANAGEMENT OF LARGE ENTERPRISE LEVEL PROJECTS WITH PROVEN IMPLEMENTATION SUCCESS Yes 3 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
• Software development life cycle (SDLC) Yes 5 Expert Currently Using 4 - 6 Years


Additional Skills:
Experience with security and data classification related to CDC, HIPAA, and CJIS.
• Ability to establish positive working relationships with technical staff, customers and others involved in data-centric management.
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
• Knowledge of Information Technology Field, best practices, organization and operations
• Ability to integrate technical systems with agency goals and objectives.
• Previous experience with Data Center Migrations.
  
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