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Project Manager
Software Specialists | Columbia, South Carolina
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Job Description

Position: Project Manager

Job type: Long Term Contract

Location: Columbia, SC

General Duties:

  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts.
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Assists Program Manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
  • More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.

The Project Manager - Description:

  • Advanced will interact with staff, other team members, all levels of management and internal and external organizations, including solution vendors performing outsourced work and multi-vendor integrators, in the compilation and management of information needed for project plans, portfolio/program plans, metrics, reports and project management documentation.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

  • 5 years or more in project management skills
  • 5 years project planning experience, including effort estimation on technical tasks and resource allocation
  • 5 years of experience working with risk management, including risk triggers and managing risks to project plan tasks
  • 2 years of Medicaid or Commercial health care delivery experience
  • 2 years of project management experience in system development for Medicaid or Commercial Healthcare payer systems
  • Ability to create and document key project management documents and artifacts

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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