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Type: Contract | Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Interview Process: Phone screen and onsite imterview.
Position likely to be extended.
Candidate must be able to work onsite, local candidates preferred.
Top Skills:
• 15 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity including all aspects of process development and project lifecycle execution.
• 10 years of experience in Health Information Technology Projects is preferred.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Responsibility is to oversight current IDOH Vital records DRIVE – Birth, Death system issues and coordinating with vendor, internal teams to get them fixed on timely,
• Conduct daily meetings with vendor meeting regarding pending and priorities issues
• Work with vendor regarding hot fixes, releases and planning for deployments and communication with end users.
• Coordinate and work with testing teams.
• Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with program areas as well as other stakeholders
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects with applicable regulations
• Perform project planning including scopes and schedule, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility.
• Delegate project tasks based on staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
• Meet with program areas and other stakeholders to clarify specific requirements of each project
• Develop and manage a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress and risks.
• Manage changes to the project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques
• Strong knowledge of policies, standards, procedures, and techniques used for application development
• Prepare reports for management regarding status of project and escalate issues to management as needed
• The ideal candidate will have an engaging personality with the ability to communicate and engage all levels of the business unit, as well as, proven expertise in the rollout of applications utilizing the latest technologies.
• Candidate should be self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision, while participating in all phases of the project lifecycle. Individual in this role will encourage the use of best practices, shield project teams from diversions and distractions while encouraging transparency, inspection, and adaptation.
• Need to attend and facilitie meeting with Executive Stakeholder committee meetings, Local Health Members meeting.
• Position is responsible for the coordination of multiple, concurrent projects while coordinating efforts with personnel from the various technology and business functions (i.e., Quality Assurance, Development, Business Analysis, Risk Management, Infrastructure, vendors etc.).
• Track project performance to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
• Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
• Lead and manage successful delivery of all Fetal death
• Develop and deliver project activities including scheduling, resourcing, backlog management, and proposal development
• Organize and facilitate steering committee meetings, project planning meetings, and recurring team meetings
• Lead and ensure the delivery team is practicing the ISDH software implementation methodology including continuous improvement activities
• Manage issues and escalations on projects
• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• Requires a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, health information or related field.
• 15+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity including all aspects of process development and project lifecycle execution.
• 10+ years of experience in Health Information Technology Projects is preferred.
• Experience gathering feature requirements, writing functionality requirements, and managing sprints, backlogs, release schedules
• Extensive knowledge of application development software and testing practices
• Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certified preferred and knowledge of PMI best practices
• Experience with Waterfall and Agile project methodologies.
• Experience in Healthcare industries preferred.
• Proven ability to effectively manage time and balance priorities across simultaneous assignments
• Proven experience in managing large-scale projects from initiation to closure with internal and external cross functional teams
• Ability to lead, encourage and influence others to perform.
• Ability to supervise and manage diverse human resources.
• Ability to work primarily independently and concurrently manage multiple projects
• Ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English
• Ability to work collaboratively for the best interests of the business and the team
• Proactive with strong problem solving and analytical skills.
• Strong drive to deliver tangible value even when faced with ambiguity.
• Strong belief in continuous improvement and team empowerment.
• Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and follow up communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, JIRA, Microsoft project, Microsoft Server, SharePoint, Teams DevOps & Visio.
• Data visualization / Executive Dashboard development
• Solid interpersonal skills, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within and outside ISDH