DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Project Overview: The Worker will be assigned to the DADS Information Technology (IT) Project Management Office (PMO) and will plan, organize, prioritize, and schedule projects for all DADS IT Projects or other assignments . Work involves day to day responsibility for management of a project team, providing team leadership on complex projects.
The services to be provided include, but are not limited, to the following:
A. Worker provides overall guidance to the project. Oversees detailed analysis process and approves deliverables.
B. Worker ensures appropriate resources are assigned to the project team. Worker serves as the liaison to Project and Executive sponsors for project progress.
C. Resolves issues identified by project team or escalates issues for management resolution.
D. Worker ensures compliance with: approved standard operating policies/procedures (SOPs); approved scalable project management methodology including justification, initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing; the Texas Project Delivery Framework, software engineering procedures including requirements, design, coding, testing, deployment; quality and testing standards for deployment into production.
E. Worker shall have strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills with project management experience.
F. Worker will perform tasks under general supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. All communication with internal and external staff will be handled in a professional manner.
G. Worker will coordinate with IT project leads, DADS program and other subject-matter experts, contractor representatives, and other State agency representatives as required to ensure necessary tasks, deliverables and timelines are completed.
H. Perform meeting and/or presentation preparation tasks as needed (e.g., prepare or oversee preparation of and provide agendas and pre-meeting materials as well as follow-up notes, post meeting materials, assignment follow-up and related activities).
I. Worker coordinates with project leads to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, scope, and quality agreements outlined in approved project documentation, including change management documents, as required.
J. Worker will ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and agency laws, rules, policies, and procedures including SOPs that govern DADS IT.
K. Other duties as assigned.
WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
8 Extensive work experience and understanding of project management lifecycle (PMLC) and system development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies.
8 Experience in identifying potential project risks and issues and documenting strategies to accept, mitigate or avoid.
8 Experience in conducting meetings and/or presentation preparation tasks as needed (e.g., prepare or oversee preparation of and provide agendas and pre-meeting materials as well as follow-up notes, post meeting materials, assignment follow-up and related activities).
8 Experience in MS Office Suite.
Strong Must have strong writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills with project management experience.
5 Experience working in a State/Federal government environment.
5 Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.