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APD Consultant

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Date: Apr 14, 2021

Location: Dover, DE, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 113426 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a APD Consultant to join our team in Dover, Delaware (US-DE), United States (US).

The Managing Consultant will work collaboratively with the client, team members, and vendors to manage Medicaid and other HHS-related projects.


Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Client relationship and expectation management including working daily with key client leadership
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and manage to a project schedule; including ensuring the tasks are appropriately assigned and deadlines are being met
  • Ability to develop, maintain, review, and manage project plans, risk logs, issue logs, and other deliverables essential to effective project management and/or required by the client
  • 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
  • Perform periodic assessment activities
  • Assist with workforce management (hiring, scheduling, staff orientation)
  • Participate in meetings and communicate complete and accurate project status reports, risks and issues to the Client Partner and Client, as appropriate
  • Participate in project and other stakeholder meetings as needed
  • Develop and submit reports as needed to the client and federal government (as required)
  • Review and assess project schedules and project management plans for quality, completeness, compliance, and effectiveness
  • Ensure an effective project management process (including, but not limited to risk management, schedule and cost management, change management and issue resolution)
  • Manage, coordinate, and write APDs and manage APD teams, including:
    • Manage and coordinate Planning, Implementation, Operational, As Needed and Annual APDs
    • Mentor team members on APD activities including development, maintenance, tracking and financial tracking/reporting
    • Mentor client project teams in understanding APD requirements specifically related to As Needed APDs
    • Participate in and/or facilitate engagement with CMS Regional Representative to deepen or further develop a collaborative working relationship
  • Manage, coordinate, and write RFPs, RFIs, and other procurement documents for state government
  • Manage, coordinate, and measure business process improvement activities for Medicaid agencies



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 additional years of APD development experience
  • Minimum of 5 years APD development and maintenance experience for MMIS or equivalent federal agency
  • 25-50% onsite required once COVID travel restrictions are lifted

Preferred Skills:

  • Understanding of State Medicaid Manual and 45 CFR 430, 610, 611, 612, State Medicaid Director’s Letters, and APD Submission Requirements
  • 5 or more years’ experience working collaboratively with CMS Regional Representative or equivalent federal agency
  • 5 or more years’ experience training, guiding, mentoring project team members
  • Understanding of MMIS APD development and maintenance processes
  • Understanding of State procurement processes
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

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 will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Delaware
Nearest Secondary Market: Dover

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