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Project Manager Sr. Supporting DIDD

Job Summary: The Project Manager Sr. position reports directly to the Executive IT Director.
Under minimal supervision, and with the assistance of subordinate professional staff on the Project Management Team, will provide technical expertise and leadership in executing and managing projects of varying types and scope. Direct oversight will include project scope, budget, business/customer/stakeholders and vendor relations throughout all project phases; initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closing. In addition, the Project Manager Senior should be prepared to assist in transforming an existing team/environment from primarily waterfall, to primarily agile/scrum.
 

Responsibilities:

Using industry standards and best practices, the Project Management Team manages projects for DIDD which include software solution projects using MS Dynamics CRM, .Net MVC/CORE, Master Data Management, Data Warehousing, Reporting, Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning, and other small to medium projects.
 
The Project Manager Sr. must be comfortable interacting with Senior and Executive Leadership, including direct communication, as well as facilitating/chairing Executive Meetings such as Project Steering Committee Meetings, Executive Steering Meetings, and Management Advisory Council Meetings.
 
The Project Manager Sr. will work directly with other Management staff, such as the IT Operations and Security Manager, Business Solutions Delivery Manager, Business Solutions Support (and Business Intelligence) Manager, and the Executive IT Director, to support all of the Agency Business/IT needs.
For a detailed listing of Qualifications, KSA’s, and Benefits, please go to: https://agency.governmentjobs.com/tennessee/default.cfm?action=viewclassspec&classSpecID=941265
 
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree, and six years of professional level experience in any one of the following areas: (1) systematic analysis of overall work processes for business or information systems; or (2) project management; one of the six years must include being a leading team member of a project or project management.
Substitution of Experience for Education: Professional-level experience in any one of the following areas may substitute for the required college degree on a year-for-year basis to a maximum substitution of four years: (1) systematic analysis of overall work processes for business or information systems; (2) project management; one of the six years must include being a leading team member of a project or project management.
Substitution of the Specific Associate's Degree for the Required Bachelor's Degree: Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate's degree in project management, computer information systems, computer technology or other related field may substitute for the required bachelor's degree.
Substitution of Graduate Coursework for the Required Experience: Any additional graduate coursework in project management, computer information systems, computer networking technology, computer technology or other related field may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis to a maximum substitution of one year. (Thirty-six graduate quarter hours or a master's degree in the above fields is equivalent to one year of experience.)
OR
Four years of experience as a Project Manager-Int with the State of Tennessee.
 
The State of TN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
 
Resumes should be submitted via email to EIT.Resumes@tn.gov

Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.