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Project Lead 1
Ref No.: 16-00387
Location: Austin, Texas
Client:  Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Enterprise.
Location: Austin,TX
Duration: 5+ Months

Limit one (1) candidate resume per vendor for this job.
Responses are due April 18, 2016 by 5:00 PM (CT). 

TERM OF SERVICE
Services shall commence as soon as possible and shall be completed by August 31, 2016; 1040 estimated hours for this position.   This service may be amended, renewed and/or extended providing HHSC and Vendor agree in writing to do so.


DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES:
The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Project Lead, hereafter referred to as Worker(s), who meets the general qualifications of ITSAC Project Lead 1 Category, Core Technology Type and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Enterprise.
 
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire” and are the property of the HHSC.  HHSC may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Workers) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by the Texas law. HHSC will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Worker(s).

This position is to lead the work effort associated with the management of procurements, budget planning and requests, and contract processing for TIERS Operations.    This includes the following:
  • Manages procurement cycle
  • Develops and maintains contract packages
  • Prepares action memos and step documents through management approval process
  • Liaisons with vendors and internal requestors
  • Maintains hardware and software contracts for TIERS
  • Tracks and processes maintenance renewals
  • Tracks time and material expenditures
  • Processes invoices for payment
  • Negotiates pricing
  • Provides contract pricing and quotes to internal requestors
  • Maintains the database that tracks maintenance expiration and renewal information
 
II. WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
 Minimum Requirements:
 
Years
 
Skills/Experience
5 Experience with State of Texas procurement processes
5 Experience with State of Texas budget processes
5 Experience with HCATS and State of Texas contract management processes
          
               Preferences:
Years Skills/Experience
  Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM)