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Senior IT Project Manager – HR/Medical - Fort Worth, TX
Ref No.: 18-02490
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Senior IT Project Manager – HR/Medical
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

No Visa Sponsorship available for this position - No third parties Agencies or Corp to Corp

Essential Functions:
  • Effectively communicates at all levels of the organization.
  • Leads, mentors, and manages project team.
  • Ability to drive projects from both a tactical and strategic perspective.
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Builds partnerships, based on trust and transparency, with the various business units to report project health and status.
  • A high level of independence to lead and influence others.
  • Responsible for and expected to lead project teams in the Project Management areas of Schedule, Communications, Cost, Integration, Quality, Resource, Risk, Scope and Time Management.
  • Partner with Client team to lead vendor selection & procurement processes including developing RFI/RFP, strategy and approach for scoring/evaluation, contract negotiation, and successful vendor relationship management and communication.
  • Assists and supports organizational change management.
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology to identify and communicate issues, risks and dependencies.
  • Ability to identify and resolve project issues effectively.
  • Ensure that projects follow standard policy, procedures, and methodology.
  • Responsible for leading large complex projects, or multiple medium size projects, that spans multiple systems and business areas.
  • Works with other project managers to manage interdependencies.
  • Project contingency planning through risk identification, prioritization and response planning.
  • Ensure project change management processes and procedures are followed.
Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college/university
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) ® Certification
  • Experience leading projects in the following areas
    • Medical & Environment Health (MEH) system implementations
    • Large and complex system integration efforts
    • Legacy system modernization including historical data migration
  • 5+ years of experience leading Information Technology projects that involved business process change, organizational change, and multiple large scale technology components
  • Working knowledge of Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Knowledge of union practices related to MEH systems
  • Experience implementing MEH systems for both a Salaried and Hourly workforce
  • Experience in business solution development, project management, and project delivery
  • Strong understanding of the system development life cycle
  • Ability to interact effectively with various levels within the organization
  • Experience engaging and working with vendors/partners to effectively deliver projects
  • Experience developing complex, project plans to meet business objectives
  • Experience developing and managing large project budgets
  • Proven experience in project change management
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college/university (MBA, Information Systems or Computer Science)
  • Transportation industry/railroad experience
  • Experience with Planview and Version One