State Government Technical Project Manager

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Date: Nov 23, 2023

Location: Columbia, SC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

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We are currently seeking a State Government Technical Project Manager to join our team in Columbia, South Carolina (US-SC), United States (US).

The PM will work collaboratively with the client, and other vendors working on the DHS Projects and Initiatives. The PM will provide valuable Project Management and act as a liaison between state business teams and project IT vendor(s).  The Project Manager will work alongside the State Team to assist with scheduling, prioritizing, and managing efforts to effectively communicate State Business needs as they pertain to various Project Management knowledge areas.   The PM will work at the direction of the client to ensure that business needs are met by managing and driving change using finesse and enthusiasm without upsetting or unsettling client team members.  The Project Manager will be responsible for performing, delegating, and managing the activities within the project team, working closely with direct business partners and vendor teams. He/she will actively participate in the development and delivery of program and quality management services and associated deliverables. 
Job Responsibilities Include:
•    Assist the Contract Project Manager to manage and coordinate the operational assignments of the project team
•    Develop client deliverables in accordance with project requirements and company documentation standards
•    Provide recommendations to the client on critical business and project decisions
•    Ensure that all project identified processes and methodologies are executed and followed as applicable
•    Create and sustain a culture that encourages high performance of individuals and teams
•    Develop client deliverables in accordance with project requirements and company documentation standards
•    Review and assess project schedules and project management plans for quality, completeness, compliance, and effectiveness
•    Identify and report project issues and risks
•    Interface with client, vendor, and business users
•    Collaborate with other team members to provide subject matter expertise and assistance as applicable
•    Ensure that all project identified processes and methodologies are executed and followed as applicable
•    Employee is expected to undertake any additional duties as they are assigned by their Manager

Basic Qualifications:
•    Minimum 8 years' of Project Management experience including minimum 3 years of project management experience for a technical project such as a cloud migration, software development, data integration, or any technical project involving software applications or data.
•    Minimum 5 years' of experience working in the state government environment
•    Minimum 5 years' of experience providing evaluation services and/or project auditing, in Human Services or Healthcare IT industry
•    Bachelor’s degree or additional 4 years of PM work experience
•    PMP certification

Preferred Skills
•    Experience as a Project manager on a on-premises to Cloud Migration
•    Experience working on large, complex DDI projects
•    Experience in business and/or technical analysis and the ability to translate between non-technical business users and technical IT resources
•    Strong customer service attitude

For Colorado Candidates
In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. For a candidate in the state of Colorado only, the starting pay range for this role is $83,000 - 145,000. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including actual work location.

This position is eligible for company benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution, flexible spending or health savings account, life and AD&D insurance, short and long term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program with company match, and additional voluntary or legally-required benefitsn, relevant experience (internal or external), technical skills, and other qualifications.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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