Project Manager

  • location: Latham, NY
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $60 - $75 per hour

job description

Project Manager

job summary:
Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with managing delivery of complex application development projects
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects with 10 or more resources
  • 3+ years of experience managing a contract for a program valued at $1 million in revenue or greater
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience including Hardware, Software, and Services related deliverables
  • 5+years of experience with Medicaid or Healthcare
  • 3+ years of Data Warehousing experience
  • 3+ years of formal personnel management experience of both direct reports and matrixed resources
  • 5+ years of experience managing customer relationships
  • 3+ years of experience in Microsoft Project
  • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall SDLCs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications:

  • State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems
  • Experience with NY Medicaid/Health Exchange data
  • PMI certified
  • CBIP certification
  • Oracle experience
  • SQL experience
  • Informatica experience
  • Tableau experience
  • SAS experience
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract level Change Management
  • Extensive experience with Project and Contract Issue Management
  • Extensive experience with project development methodology and project management methodology and able to apply methodology in a practical manner
location: Latham, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 75 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
  • Manage day to day project management activity for the contract
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Lead, motivate and inspire other team members
  • Manage customer relationships and anticipate customer needs to proactively develop solutions
  • Manage vendor contracts (Statements of Work [SOW]) for Hardware, Software, and Service
  • Business development planning; developing integration services proposals; government procurement; providing pre-sales technical support and designing technical solutions.
  • Develop and negotiate win/win solutions to project issues
  • Work with end users/customers to understand and develop requirements
  • Organize and lead project related meetings with customers, development staff, and sponsor level staff
  • Develop/maintain formal Project Schedule
  • Responsible for Project Status Reporting, Project Quality Management, and Project Budget Management
  • Responsible for Project Resource/Staffing Management
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector
  • Meet with users for clarification and elaboration as necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan
  • Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives; and make appropriate recommendations
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • Authorize deviations from standards
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provide explanations and information to others on complex issues
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Project Manager

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