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IT Governance Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00401
Location: Lansing, Michigan
  IT Governance Specialist (527163)
222 S. Washington, Lansing, MI
In Person Only

Works within IT Project Governance to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out and post-implementation review. Estimated 600 to 1,000 hours max.

Years of Experience:
15 years of experience in the field.

Job Description:
Ensure projects have adequate project management and oversight structures and processes that will enable the success of the project. Verifies and validates project status reports. Assists with the training and implementation of new agency and/or COV project policies, standards, guidelines and procedures introduced. Assists with assessment of project management training needs, schedules classes as needed, or provides one on one project consulting. Reviews project documentation including project initiation documents such as the project charter, budget, schedule, cost benefit analysis, etc. throughout the project lifecycle until the end of the project including the project closeout report. Recommends approval of documents to AITR and Director. Attends project review and steering committee meetings for all projects for which he or she is governance liaison.

•Works within IT Project Governance to provide oversight, direction and guidance/consultation for IT projects from project request submission through project close-out and post-implementation review.   As a governance liaison, works with project managers to ensure all aspects of project management disciplines and ensures compliance with agency specific and State project management and project governance policies, procedures, standards and guidelines have been followed. Reviews and validates project deliverables to ensure information accuracy, thoroughness, completeness and compliance.  Ensures all projects have a valid project plan that maintains scope, tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and that information is accurately disseminated to IT management. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.

•Assists with the development, promulgation, implementation and regular updates of IT Project Management and Systems Development standards, policies, and guidelines and any other governance policies and procedures needed for the overall IT governance framework.  Ensures compliance with all policies and procedures in the execution of technology projects. Monitor the progress of technology projects and provide quick and accurate responses to IT Management as to status, issues and risks of those projects. Serve as liaison between IT management, project managers and SOM. Monitor and support the management of the division's technology portfolio comprised of projects, systems, data and tools. Provide mentoring, coaching, training and on-boarding for project managers in the areas of project management tools, standards, policies, and procedures. Train and mentor new members of the IT Project Governance team as needed.
•Initiate and  conduct  ongoing and regular IT Policy, Process, Procedure, and Standard reviews to ensure technology and governance best practices are incorporated  into the agency's set of procedures and improve business and IT compliance with legislative and regulatory policies which impact IT deliverables. Assist in the preparation of reports and materials for regularly scheduled project and program portfolio reviews with IT CIO, IT Managers and PM's.
Required / Desired
of Experience
IT Strategy Exp for Governance models hardware, software operating models, org design, impl roadmap dev, financial impacts
Experience working with U.S. based health systems
Exp stakeholder engagement across mult stakeholder groups (clinical staff, non-cl staff, mgmt. & C-Suite
Experience with Veterans administration
Experience with long term care facilities
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
The Vendor Rate for this position is not to exceed $. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 4
The client plans to schedule interviews for this position February 15th. Please confirm your candidate will be available to interview any of those days if selected.
Question 5
Please include a paragraph re: candidate's availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.