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Contract tech jobs : Public Consulting Group required Project Manager

at Public Consulting Group in Jackson, MS

Job Description
I. Project Details: this recruitment is for a bidding opportunity that will result in 2 fulltime Project Managers; employee status. I’m looking for hardworking, Project Managers (consultants) with strong project management skills and communication (both verbal and written) skills who are interested in working on state-wide development healthcare projects as a state project manager. They must be a self-starter and a hard worker who lives in the Jackson, MS area or willing to relocate or 100% travel (travel from Nashville, Atlanta, Raleigh, Baton Rouge, Montgomery). Other core competencies include:
· Team player
· Problem solvers; Results oriented
· Thorough
· Takes initiative
· Independent
· Flexible
II. Project Description
A. Description of specific project
The Project Managers will assist the current in-house staff and contract personnel with support of MDHS’ mission critical applications including, but not limited to: MAVERICS (Mississippi Application Verification Eligibility and Information Control System), JAWS (Jobs Automated Work System), METSS (Mississippi Enforcement and Tracking Support System), and MACWIS (Mississippi Automated Child Welfare Information System).
B. Day to Day duties for resource
The PMs will provide project management services and other duties as assigned
III. Position requirements
Planning/Project Management Experience
Developing or enhancing strategic plans that align agency business imperatives with technology initiatives
5 Years exp

Project cost estimation, resource requirements, project time line estimation and project procurement methods
2 Years

IT service and business capability gap analysis necessary to ensure strategic plan has risk mitigation strategies 2 Years

Developing effective strategies for socializing strategic plans across the spectrum of agency constituents 2 Years

Managing state government projects 5 Years

Presiding over and implementing large scale, state government IT projects
2 Years

Business Skill Set/Requirements
Ability to effectively communicate in English verbally and in writing
No minimum requirement specified

Ability to interact with functional users and technical staff regarding business and information technology needs
No minimum requirement specified

Ability to listen and solve problems
No minimum requirement specified

Technical Management Skills Requirement
Experience with IT projects using various development methodologies
3 Years
Experience managing projects for web development or backend services development - 2 Years

Experience managing enterprise content management -1 Year

Experience with networks and infrastructures relating to activities for project deployments 3 Years

Experience performing business analysis to gather and document requirements- 3 years

B. Desired
Experience with MAVERICS implementation and architecture
No minimum requirement specified

Understanding of the MAVERICS business and processing cycles for eligibility determination, monthly rollover and benefits determination
No minimum requirement specified

Experience with MDHS interface between MAVERICS (TANF) and METSS (Child Support Enforcement) and transactions that trigger those interfaces
No minimum requirement specified

Experience with MDHS/Medicaid interfaces
No minimum requirement specified

Experience with DFA current accounting system (SAAS) and insights into changes regarding planned statewide system (MAGIC)
No minimum requirement specified

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
No minimum requirement specified

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