Project Manager


Columbia, SC

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 171 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

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We are looking for Project Manager for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Project Manager

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:


  • Client is seeking an organizational change lead with the Medicaid Operations skills and experience, information technology knowledge, program management, vendor management, and interpersonal skills necessary to enable ongoing operational success for MMIS components. 
  • Responsibilities of the Medicaid Operations Project Lead are:
  • Serve as lead for RMMIS module transition to operations and coordination of appropriate tasks and resources; 
  • Assist Medicaid Operations management with organizational transition to new operations models to include staffing management, budgeting and communication;
  • Identify and lead process improvement initiatives to improve and streamline Medicaid Operations;
  • Evaluate lessons learned and other agency documentation of deficiencies to determine best course of action to eliminate future defects and issues;
  • Represent Medicaid Operations in the change management approach with agency leadership, solution providers and system integrators in transitioning individuals and teams to the future RMMIS and MES state;
  • Create and report performance metrics for Medicaid Operations and coordinate improvement strategies for problem areas with agency leadership;
  • Create business plans for selected RMMIS solutions;
  • Ensure all operations project level efforts are tracked in MS project and reported weekly;
  • Manage risk and issue management for Medicaid Operations;
  • Integrate Medicaid Operations with the RMMIS program by interfacing with RMMIS Program Manager and create opportunities to leverage cross-program coordinate and program dependencies;
  • As solutions are deployed from Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES), coordinate user acceptance testing;
  • Coordinate Medicaid Operations requirements as required for MES solutions;
  • Create Operations and Maintenance Manuals by collaborating withinternal and external solution providers as well as integration vendors;
  • Apply industry standards processes and procedures to Medicaid Operations including:
  • ITIL Service Management;
  • Concept of Operations;
  • Risk Management and mitigation planning
  • Operations and Maintenance Planning;
  • Operational Readiness gate reviews for SCDHHS governance and CMS certification requirements;
  • Go/No-Go Checklist development, planning and execution;
  • Organizational change management;
  • Staff and resource management


  • Demonstrated successful leadership and management experience with supervisory responsibilities (7+ years)
  • Advanced program and project management experience (3+ years)
  • IT project management experience (5+ years)
  • Risk management, including risk triggers and mitigation planning (5+ years)
  • Knowledge of Information Technology field, best practices, organization and operations (5+ years)
  • Process improvement (5+ years)
  • Superb written and oral communications skills, including the ability to give presentations to executive management (10+ years)
  • Willingness and ability to effectively engage with stakeholders of all levels in internal and external organizations on a continuous basis (10+ years)


  • Strong Medicaid Operations Management Experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Agile project management methodology


  • 4-year college degree in any field or equivalent experience related to medicaid, it, or business administration