Project Manager II

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Project Manager II

Nashville, TN

Description of Duties:

  • Manage project(s) through their entire lifecycle: initiation, planning, execution, deployment, closure and effectively monitoring and controlling variations - 50%
  • Ability to create effective project plans, schedules, manage risks/issues/changes, create effective status reporting and managing multiple projects simultaneously while remaining flexible to changing priorities/timeframes and scope of services - 50%
  • Ability to create effective project plans, schedules, manage risks/issues/changes, create effective status reporting, manage multiple projects simultaneously while remaining flexible to changing priorities/timeframes, and scope of services.
  • Ability to interface professionally with all levels of management, and the ability to work with multiple personality types to facilitate cooperation both within the Department and outside.
  • Coordinate external vendors, personnel from multiple Program areas, and information technology resources.
  • Create a collaborative consultative work environment, with matrix teams, and workgroups cross-departmentally and cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills when interacting on behalf of TDHS.
  • Ensures established budget is adhered to base upon project requirements.
  • Ensures quality and timeliness of project results.
  • Establishes and monitors project requirements, priorities, and deadlines from inception to completion.
  • Explore and implement a variety of best practices and standardized processes to ensure operational efficiency and scalability.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of detailed reports to keep key stakeholders up to date on progress, issues, and outcomes.
  • Lead, manage, and facilitate concurrent projects, while remaining flexible with changing priorities, timeframes, and scope of services.
  • Manages activities of assigned project team.
  • May also lead sub-teams for larger projects/programs.
  • Oversee and provide hands-on project management of medium to large business unit and/or enterprise-wide projects including all phases of project life cycle and/or software development life cycle (SDLC), under limited direction.
  • Responsible for work-streams to develop new services and programs to meet customer specific needs.
  • Strategically and tactfully determine resolutions to issues as they arise without direction.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Manages risks and mitigations accordingly.
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of project management applications (i.e. Planview, Microsoft Project, Visio, and Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Analyzes, documents, and shares lessons learned with other project managers.
  • Explore and implement a variety of best practices and standardized processes to ensure operational efficiency and scalability.
  • Coaches, mentors, and encourages project team members to take action and be accountable for their assigned work.

Job ID: 18-00598

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