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Advisor Project Management - Scrum - Application Development

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Any city, CO, US, 99999 Any city, LA, US, 99999 Any city, FL, US, 99999 Any city, OR, US, 99999 Any city, FL, US, 99999 Any city, OK, US, 99999 Any city, IL, US, 99999 Any city, NC, US, 99999 Any city, RI, US, 99999 Any city, NM, US, 99999 Any city, TX, US, 99999 Any city, OH, US, 99999 Any city, NH, US, 99999 Any city, MD, US, 99999 Any city, PA, US, 99999 Any city, SC, US, 99999 Any city, NY, US, 99999 Any city, DC, US, 99999 Any city, WA, US, 99999 Any city, NJ, US, 99999 Any city, GA, US, 99999 Any city, AR, US, 99999 Any city, CA, US, 99999 Any city, CT, US, 99999

Company: Gainwell Technologies LLC

In the state and local Healthcare product organization, our global, multicultural team of developers, scrum masters, project managers, business analysts, and product owners work cohesively within the Agile Methodology to develop and support the creation of a modern, modular COTS Medicaid system. As a virtual team, we are focused on enabling a highly collaborative work environment based on mutual respect and diversity to foster innovation, quality products, and high customer satisfaction.

 

Job Description

Each valued member of the team relies on the Project Managers to be highly skilled and “hands on” in:

  • identification and mitigation of impediments
  • communication and relationship-building
  • identifying resource needs
  • managing scope, resources and priorities to meet objectives
  • ensuring the quality and timely delivery of all work

 

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of work to achieve milestones and product release dates.
  • Collaborate with Nexus Scrum masters, Nexus Team and Product Owners to ensure quality and timely delivery of product release, patches, change requests
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders on matters of both routine tasks and escalations.
  • Report on work status and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); conduct Root Cause Analysis as needed to improve team behaviors and processes
  • Coordinate with other Project Managers to identify and address cross module gaps
  • Manages one or more medium to large sized projects with moderate complexity at multiple sites or manages a medium sized piece of a larger program. Performs project planning, tracking, and oversight to ensure project(s) are completed on schedule and within budget.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Creates and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for medium to large sized projects of moderate complexity. Prepares statements of work for project engagements and monitors performance to ensure that project commitments meet contractual specifications. Determines need for and impact of changes in scope of project and makes recommendation based on determinations. Gains concurrence, approval, and consensus from stakeholders regarding the various project aspects, adjusts accordingly.
  • Identifies appropriate resources and staffs projects. Organizes project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives. Acts as the point of contact with client project management.
  • Manages costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met. Identifies need for changes and revises within established guidelines/policies as appropriate.
  • Performs ongoing review of project status; identifies project risks. Develops, recommends and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.
  • Interfaces with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage changes to projects such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule. Determines when additional resources are needed and implements same.
  • Manages mid-level management clients, company management and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining and providing project metrics. Recommends and implements changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.
  • Develops and makes presentations that could lead to expanded business opportunities. Participates in proposal efforts and sales calls to enhance opportunities for future business deals with client.
  • Oversees assigned personnel for projects. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives. Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Provides performance input upon completion of project.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field preferred
  • Nine or more years of project management experience
  • Scrum and Agile
  • Application Development Experience
  • Experience working with productivity and methodology tools that increase project efficiency and effectiveness
  • Experience working with administrative processes
  • Experience working with client vision, business objectives, and critical success factors
  • Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area
  • Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases

 

Other Qualifications

  • Some Healthcare Experience, preferably Medicaid
  • Good personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good creative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members, clients and company management
  • Good human relations and leadership skills to train, guide, motivate and mentor the work of project personnel
  • Basic negotiation skills to participate in new business development opportunities
  • Skilled in estimating and common project management desktop tools
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and switch between tasks quickly
  • Ability to manage medium sized projects
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change
  • Ability to create and maintain formal and informal networks
  • Willingness to travel

 

Work Environment

  • Virtual environment
  • Frequent evening or weekend work and/or on-call work