As an IT Project Manager, you'll successfully oversee complex and high-risk projects. Your expertise will ensure project objectives are met within scope, schedule, and budget, making a significant impact on healthcare delivery in accordance with state and federal regulations. In this position, you'll manage cross-agency, enterprise-wide, and division-wide high-risk projects, including the critical National 988 System Project. Your advanced knowledge of project management principles will be put to the test in this high-visibility, high-risk, and complex endeavor, essential for the department and other Washington State agencies.
You'll be the architect of innovative project planning, consultation, and contract development/management, especially for large-scale mission-critical projects and enterprise systems. You'll lead multidisciplinary teams through your deep understanding and mentorship, ensuring the successful development, implementation, and testing of complex agency systems. Your impact will extend across the department and multiple agencies, as the systems and data you manage serve diverse stakeholders.
Building strong relationships with WaTech and other agencies will be second nature, and your communication skills will provide clear direction and representation for the agency's IT solutions and project needs. You'll be the driving force behind the development and implementation of systems software supporting the Department of Health's mission to protect and improve the health of Washington State residents.
Required Qualifications: Your experience must have been gained from full-time equivalent work and may have been gained concurrently. Experience can substitute for education on a year for year basis. Advanced education can substitute for experience on a year for year basis.
To be considered for this position, you must meet one of the following criteria:
Option 1: Eleven (11) years of experience as an IT Project Manager
Option 2: Associate’s degree + nine (9) years as an IT Project Manager
Option 3: Bachelor’s degree + seven (7) years as an IT Project Manager
Option 4: Master’s degree + five (5) years as an IT Project Manager
In addition to the aforementioned criteria, you must also have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the following:
Experience as an IT Project Manager of high-risk projects
Experience managing and controlling IT project budgets of at least $1 million dollars.
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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
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Addressing environmental health hazards associated with drinking water, food, air quality and pesticide exposure
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