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IT Senior Project Manager - Expert (NC90)

Company: Resource Management Associates LLC.

Location: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Posted on: July 05

The client is looking for a candidate to manage the planning and implementation of a statewide IT Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) project for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.

The ideal candidate will work with the teams responsible for the WIC program in the Community Nutrition Services Section, the Information Technology Division (ITD), the selected vendor as well as other stakeholders including retailers to complete implementation of the system.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, business program resources and Vendor staff to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations.

The ideal candidate will manage the day-to-day activities for the project and complete all input to the State Project Management (Touchdown) system as needed.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining detailed project schedule, budget and monitoring expenditures
  • Developing and maintaining all required project management artifacts following State, DHHS and PMBOK guidelines
  • Managing scope, resources, timelines, costs/budget, quality, communication, and procurements to meet the goals of the State
  • Working closely with the team conducting alternative analysis and writing documentation
  • Working with vendors to manage deliverables to ensure that all the milestones are met
  • Ensuring that project plans and schedules are established and maintained, ensuring that deliverables are completed timely and accurately
  • Establishing project governance, conducting formal presentations, coordinating with all project stakeholders and ensure that appropriate project controls are instituted
  • Working with personnel within the Sections teams and the Information Technology team that are responsible for the systems to develop necessary project management, change management, risk management, rollout, and training plans. To the extent possible, integrate this project into the existing governance processes for the systems to ensure alignment of priorities and minimal disruption to ongoing operations and other required deliverables
  • Working with cross-functional business teams to develop Stakeholder communication plans to train and/or reach the 85 local agencies, 1700 retailers, and 253,000 program participants
  • Working with the technical team to ensure technical readiness during implementation
  • Developing and maintaining all required State CIO project documentation

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay: $48.00 - $51.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
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Application Question(s):

  • Can you work on a W2 or 1099?
  • What is your desired contracted hourly rate?

Experience:

  • Project management: 7 years (Preferred)
  • System deployments with multiple clients: 7 years (Preferred)
  • IT projects within budget, scope and schedule: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Managing project risk, cost, schedule, quality, and testing: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Project and MS Office: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Leading effective project meetings: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Create simple to complex project plans an timelines: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Working collaboratively with business/program partners: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams: 7 years (Preferred)
  • Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems: 3 years (Preferred)
  • State government: 3 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • PMP (Required)

Work Location: One location

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