This is a 12-month project position within the Department of Health under the Executive Office of Information Technology.
IT Project Manager, Supervisor
We are looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to join our Project Management Office (PMO) team! In this role you will independently manage complex, high-risk projects, including those tied to COVID and emergency responses. You'll operate at a technical leadership level, offering both organizational and technical guidance while aligning with the agency's mission and objectives.
Drawing upon your extensive expertise, you will develop effective methods and processes for intricate project planning, consultation, and contract management, especially for large-scale critical projects and the integration of new technologies. Your responsibilities will span across multiple job categories, ensuring successful delivery of complex agency systems within budget and on schedule. This role will play a pivotal part in fostering innovation, providing guidance on complex issues and risks, and influencing the entire department and multiple agencies, given the systems' extensive use across various divisions and organizations.
Lead and provide vision for complex projects, especially those related to emergency response efforts like COVID. Oversee and coordinate project activities, ensuring adherence to scope, schedule, and budget.
Manage a team of IT Project Managers responsible for projects across the Department of Health. Provide guidance, mentorship, and support, leveraging your advanced knowledge of project management practices.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, including WaTech and other agencies. Represent the agency on key IT decisions and ensure IT solutions align with stakeholders' needs.
Establish and enforce project management best practices, standards, and documentation. Continuously improve project quality and successfully manage complex and high-risk projects.
Optimize resource allocation to assist and support project stakeholders. Ensure project resources are used efficiently and effectively.
Drive innovation by developing new methods, processes, and procedures as necessary, especially in projects involving new technologies and complex integrations.
We value all experience, whether it's paid or unpaid. What's important is that you showcase your relevant journey in your cover letter, resume, or applicant profile. Additional years of experience can substitute for education on a one-for-one basis.
Option 1: Minimum of 11 years professional experience as an IT Project Manager
Option 2: Associate’s degree and a minimum of 9 years’ professional experience as an IT Project Manager
Option 3: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years’ professional experience as an IT Project Manager
Your experience described above must include the following:
One (1) or more years (full-time equivalent) experience as an IT supervisor or team lead.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience as an IT Project Manager of high-risk projects.
A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing and controlling IT project budgets of at least $1 million dollars
Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide information to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. To accomplish all of these, we collaborate with many partners every day.
We help ensure a safer and healthier Washington by:
Working to improve health through disease and injury prevention, immunization, and newborn screening
Providing health and safety information, education and training so people can make healthy choices
Promoting a health and wellness system where we live, learn, work, play and worship
Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
Protecting you and your family by licensing healthcare professionals, investigating disease outbreaks and preparing for emergencies