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Security Portfolio Project Manager I

Company: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus
Location: Wichita Falls
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

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 monitors compliance.

(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 operations.

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 projects.
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 and programs.
Knowledge of DIR?s Texas Project Delivery Framework.
Knowledge of DIR Information Security Standards and Requirements
Knowledge of Project, program and portfolio management principles and practices.
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 stakeholders.
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

Additional Information:

MOS Code:
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 http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx.

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 interview.

Keywords: North Texas State Hospital - Wichita Falls Campus, Wichita Falls , Security Portfolio Project Manager I, Other , Wichita Falls, Texas

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