DFPS is continuing its large modernization project to its SACWIS-compliant caseworker system. The project has been ongoing to modernize the 20-plus year-old casework system into a modern web application that will enable DFPS and external partners to more efficiently record, track, and analyze case file information.
Two Project Manager 2 positions will be assigned to and lead various sub-projects of the large modernization effort. The worker(s) will report to the Project Management Office and will work closely with the overall modernization-project Project Manager, program area liaisons, and agency accounting staff. The worker(s) will also be required to inform project sponsors of project risks and issues. The worker(s) will be responsible for overseeing and leading assigned projects. The workers will document project activities, update SharePoint with project status reports and issue and action logs. The worker(s) will be required to use Microsoft Office Suite software including Word, Excel, SharePoint, and MS Project. The worker(s) must have strong written and verbal communication skills and have ability to analyze and resolve project issues. The worker(s) will facilitate and lead project activities and work sessions comprising agency program, IT, and vendor staff.
Other Special Requirements:
Candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide two writing samples of work projects related to this type of role.
Working knowledge of Project Management Life Cycle processes and documentation
Working knowledge of Project Documentation including project plans, work breakdown structures, issues logs, action logs, and decision tracking documents.
Leading customer groups in project change request activities
Working knowledge of Texas Project Delivery Framework requirements for major information resources projects
Working knowledge in guiding various project teams; and subsets of teams within a large Information Resources project
Ability to communicate with project resources related to project plans and deadlines.
Experience managing competing interests from various project stakeholders and reaching consensus for appropriate next actions
Strong verbal and written skills with all levels of an organization include line staff and up to program leadership
Strong presentation and facilitation skills for leading work sessions and project team meetings.
Working knowledge of developing and/or interpreting complex Use Cases.
Prefer PMP certification
Lead Project Manager on Major Information Resources Projects
Knowledge of SACWIS (Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information Systems) Certification requirements
Strong understanding of EIR Accessibility requirements and their technical specifications
Understanding of Payment Processing
Understanding of Service Codes within an accounting framework
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