Security Portfolio Project Manager I
Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021
The Portfolio Project Manager I is selected by and accountable to
the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Chief Information
Officer (CIO). The position performs advanced (senior-level)
Information Technology (IT) portfolio management work and works
with the CISO and other parties to develop a roadmap that achieves
the security goals and strategy of the organization. Work involves
establishing and operating uniform principles, practices and
processes for IT project, program and portfolio management HHS
system-wide; establishing the strategic IT portfolio plan;
coordinating the planning and initiation of a portfolio of projects
at various levels of completion; monitoring the progress, budgets,
and schedules of portfolios; and communicating with portfolio and
project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. Works
under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use
of initiative and independent judgment.
Essential Job Functions:
Attends work on a regular and predictable schedule in accordance
with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
(20%) Provides leadership of HHS IT project portfolio management
for all technology projects in conjunction with the Chief
Information Security Office; provides project guidance and training
to ensure projects are implemented in accordance with applicable
federal and state law and HHS System and agency IT policies;
standardizes project management functions and provides consistent
expectations to ensure project managers operate as a cohesive team
that works across the HHS system; establishes goals and objectives
that support overall strategies.
(25%) Plans, develops, and approves schedules, priorities, and
standards for achieving goals; assures that applicable HHS system
and agency IT policies, standards, and procedures are followed;
establishes, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates
supplemental policies, standards, and procedures pertinent to IT
project, program and portfolio management are integrated and
consistent with HHS and agency IT policy and applicable laws;
reviews guidelines, procedures, rules, and regulations, and
(25%) Supports information collection and reporting to entities
such as the HHS system, the Texas Department of Information
Resources (DIR) and Federal Agencies; manages expenditures to
assure allocated budget is not exceeded and in accordance with
applicable laws, policies, and procedures; reviews and approves
management, productivity, and financial reports and studies;
reviews budgets and provides input to the CIO for final approval;
assures that the selection, supervision, development, and work
environment of employees and contractors is in accordance with
applicable laws, policies, and procedures.
(20%) Plans and manages the PPM portion of IT division initiatives;
directs the development of plans that include stakeholder
perspectives and consideration of cost and benefits; implements
plans in accordance with federal, state, HHS system and agency
standards and guidelines; develops goals and objectives consistent
with the HHS System and agency strategic plan; communicates
decisions and instructions to executive management, data owners,
and end users to minimize disruption to business operations; works
in coordination with the HHS IT leadership team and HHS system IT
directors to identify and resolve PPM-related issues. Provides
leadership, guidance and assistance to HHS IT staff; develops and
implements program technology evaluation activities.
(10%) Hires and manages staff and recommends appropriate personnel
actions. Provides direct reports with work assignments, clear
direction on responsibilities and performance expectations.
Conducts performance evaluations. Oversees the development and
advancement of staff through training and development plans.
Disseminates information and management decisions to staff
regarding departmental activities. Provides staff with tools and
information needed to carry out their responsibilities
successfully. Reviews and approves leave and carries out other
expected human resources activities. Provides direction to
subordinate managers regarding activities and operations of their
functional areas and oversees the improvement of the program
Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Ability to learn HHS organizational structures, policies and
procedures, rules and regulations.
Ability to establish program goals and objectives that support the
HHS strategic plan.
Ability to plan and coordinate complex information technology
Ability to effectively communicate complex information to a variety
of audiences, verbally and in writing.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate work activities as well as
supervise and evaluate the work of others.
Ability to analyze complex information and develop plans to address
identified issues. Knowledge of leading state government IT project
portfolios and overseeing complex information technology projects
Knowledge of DIR?s Texas Project Delivery Framework.
Knowledge of DIR Information Security Standards and
Knowledge of Project, program and portfolio management principles
Skill in defining customer requirements, securing project approval,
establishing plans, managing budgeted resources, and assessing
achievement of goals.
Skill in problem solving and conflict resolution.
Skill in effectively supervising staff by providing leadership,
exercising authority, promoting employee development, and modeling
and encouraging effective working relationships with
Skill in negotiation, conflict resolution, decision-making, oral
and written communication, and leadership.
Registration or Licensure Requirements:
Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management
Professional (PgMP), Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP),
Security Plus(CompTIASecurity+) and Certified Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP) certification preferred.
Initial Selection Criteria:
Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management
Professional (PgMP) or Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)
certification preferred. Graduation from an accredited four-year
college or university with major course work in a field relevant to
the assignment is generally preferred. Experience in portfolio
management and/or enterprise project management in relevant areas
of project assignment. Experience and education may be substituted
for one another
Note: There may be no military occupation(s) that relate to the
initial selection criteria and registration or licensure
requirements for this position. All active duty military,
reservists, guardsmen, and veterans are encouraged to apply if
qualified to fill this position. For more information see the Texas
State Auditor?s Military Crosswalk at
HHS agencies use E-Verify. You must bring your I-9 documentation
with you on your first day of work.
- Click here to download the I-9 form.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), HHS
agencies will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring
and selection process for qualified individuals with a disability.
If you need assistance completing the on-line application, contact
the HHS Employee Service Center at 1-888-894-4747. If you are
contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in
the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the
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