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Project Manager - Intermediate
Ref No.: 16-00012
Location: COLUMBIA, South Carolina
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/20/2016
 
POSITION:
Project Manager - Entry. Please note that this is ENTRY level project manager position with reflected rate.

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
South Carolina seeks an entry level resource in Project Coordination/Management of small to large projects. 

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

**NOTE to Vendors- This position is being listed as a Project Manager-Intermediate position because it is an entry level position with little to now project management and because there is no labor category for quality management on the IT Staffing Contract. 
The South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking a consultant to act as Project Manager on multiple projects. 

General Duties:
- Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts. 
- Assist Project Managers to adhere to established project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, with high quality standards and meet customer expectations. 
- Assists with project schedule updates and teamwork assignments
- Responsible for updating key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers based on PM direction
- Assists Project Manager(s) and/or Program Manager(s) in identifying and prioritizing opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise. 
- Must possess entry level knowledge and proficiency in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques. 

The Project Coordinator/Manager-Entry will interact with staff, other team members, all levels of management and internal and external organizations, including vendors performing outsourced work, in the compilation and management of information needed for project schedules, portfolio/program schedules, metrics, reports and project management documentation. 

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
- Up to 3 years or more in project management skills
- Up to 1 year or more of project planning experience
- Ability to create and document key project management documents and artifacts
- Medicaid or Healthcare Delivery Systems 
- Business Analysis experience
- Scrum Master and/or Product Owner Certification
- Bachelor's Degree or Higher
 
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Program Management Project Management experience No 1 Entry Within 2 Years < 1 Year  
Program Management SOFTWARE PROJECT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT No 1 Entry Within 2 Years < 1 Year