HHSC Project Manager (53703062018PM2C)

Location: Austin, TX
Date Posted: 03-12-2018
HHSC Project Manager  (53703062018PM2C)
 5 months
 Austin, TX
 

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services ofoneProject Manager, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSACProject Manager2Category,CoreTechnology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for theTexas Health and Human Services Commission(HHSC).
 
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered “works made for hire” and are the property of the HHSC. HHSC may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. HHSCwill pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).
 
May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills.  Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project.  Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts.  Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers.  Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency.  Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.  Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance.  Self-directed and independent.  Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. 
 
The purpose of the Texas Electronic Vital Events Registrar (TxEVER) Project is to implement a comprehensive vital events registration system. The project’s start date was 09/09/2015 with the estimated finish date of 07/18/2019. A Project Manager is required to manage this in-flight project. Project Manager must work closely with the program area, vendor and Health and Human Services Information Technology executive management. Project manager must control scope, cost and duration of the project as it is currently estimated.
 
Terms and Conditions:
HHSC will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s).  Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.
 
The Worker(s) may be required to work outside the normal business hours on weekends, evenings and holidays, as requested.  Payment for work over 40 hours will be at the hourly rate quoted and must be coordinated and pre-approved through HHSC. 
 
Skills:
Years (Required, leave no blanks) Years

Skills/Experience

Vendor Comments (as applicable)
  8 Experience successfully managing large system/software development projects costing $1M or more  
  8 Experience managing projects, implementing vendor solutions, and ensuring deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications  
  8 Experience managing stakeholders with competing requirements  
  8 Experience producing documents for executive management and oversight agencies  
  8 Experience managing many program area and staff augmentation resources  
  2 Experience managing projects in a State of Texas or Federal Agency  
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