Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
ITSD-DMH is filling an IT Specialist II to serve as a Project Manager. This position is new to ITSD-DMH as we are expanding our team of professionals. We are seeking individuals who are committed to high quality work and enjoy a challenging, fast-paced, and progressive team environment. The position is located in Jefferson City at the 1706 Elm Street location. A person in this position will exercise considerable independence, judgment, and initiative in leading projects with an agile, waterfall, or hybrid project management methodology. A person in this position will be responsible for Project Management activities, included but not limited to: building and overseeing the entire Project Plan, including defining the scope, project schedule and budget, estimating cost, project deliverables, communication plan, roles and responsibilities, change management, risk management, initial customer interview, stakeholder analysis, kickoff meeting, readiness assessments, and status reporting. Work will also include managing software contracts, writing PAQs, and managing bid projects.
Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The person in this position will demonstrate the following core competencies: critical thinking, problem solving, planning and organizing, estimating cost and timeline, decision-making, verbal and written communication, team work, delegation, negotiation, influencing and leading, and conflict management.