Project Manager, Bureau of IT Strategy & Project Management

Project Manager, Bureau of IT Strategy & Project Management
Full Time
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Job Description

Project Manager, Bureau of IT Strategy & Project Management


$54,643.00 - $ 95,000.00 (Annual)


42-09 28th Street

The nation's leading local health department seeks a Project Manager to join its award-winning, innovative technology team in revolutionizing public health IT. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) uses the latest technologies and enterprise wide application solutions in its groundbreaking work to promote and protect New Yorkers' health and improve DOHMH's business operations.

The Bureau of Technology Strategy and Project Management provides business analysis and IT project management services to define and deliver IT solutions that meet the specific needs of all DOHMH divisions. The project manager will develop and support critical services for health related areas including Epidemiology, Emergency Preparedness & Response, Finance and Enterprise IT projects:


Manage a portfolio of various sized projects through full life cycle SDLC.


Conduct core business analysis of operations and recommend the most appropriate IT solution(s).


Provide assistance and guidance through the IT Governance process to receive appropriate approvals for IT initiatives, including procuring vendor agreements (contract and RFP).


Provide project management and training for new and upgraded IT applications.


Overseeing design and implementation of internally developed applications, COTS solutions and cloud engagements.


Identify and oversee the development of ancillary IT systems to address unmet IT needs.


Collaborating with the various business users on various levels of the organization to assess, improve, streamline and automate processes.


Providing administrative and technical supervision to all staff assigned to the projects.


Conduct functional, performance, and security compliance tests for both DIITT-built and outsourced web applications, in collaboration with the security group and the QA group..



The Project Manager (PM) will be assigned to the Epidemiology, OEPR, Finance & IT vertical within the Bureau of Technology Strategy and Project Management. The project managers within the above mentioned groups are working on many projects related to various health oriented objectives and integration of these systems with other city agencies.

The PM will be responsible for delivering large scale, complex, enterprise-wide projects on time, and on budget. This role relies on project management experience, technical experience, and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals. In order to successfully deliver this project the following duties will be required:

Client Relationship Management


Establish and foster relationships with assigned internal clients/stakeholders.


Be able to set the right expectations with clients/stakeholders.


Understand clients business process to better guide them on technology decisions.

Understanding Agency Applications and Technology


Be able to properly advise Clients on technology solutions available to them.


Be able to apply a technical understanding of technology standards and available solutions to sufficiently manage the project during all project phases.


Overseeing design and implementation of various systems, including Security needs.


Evaluate whether any internal applications or products can meet client s IT need and conduct space market research to evaluate available COTS solutions. Recommend a best fit IT solution.

Project Management


Prepare a plan document defining the project schedule and budget, project team framework and scope, highlighting the milestones and the execution strategy.


Oversee the RFP and contracting process and manage vendors as needed.


Oversee the Business Analysis process.


Work with IT Directors and/or vendor to allocate appropriate resources and monitor the project through the Development and Testing phases. Ensure project milestones are met according to the timelines and budget.


Develop rollout plan and oversee deployment into production, including developing a support plan.


Handle change request management, budgeting, and risk issues in all phases of the project life-cycle.


Managing project budget and spenddown.


Execution of project from start to finish.


Ensure proper transition to internal staff is complete.


Provide status reports for senior managers and conduct weekly meetings with all key stakeholders.


Prepare reports for senior managers and external stakeholders.

Requirements Gathering


Meet with key stakeholder to understand current operations.


Provide guidance on best solution to streamline or process re-engineer their current operations.


Meet with business users to elicit information regarding their need and requirements for existing or new systems.


Understanding business requirements and translating them into specific software requirements.


Understanding both technical designs and specifications.


Analyzing and documenting the required data and information.


Evaluating information harvested through surveys and workshops, task analysis, and business process description.


Having strong technical skills, business intelligence, and a full understanding of the needs of the DOHMH users and customers.


Being an interface between technology teams, support teams, and business units.


Minimum Qualification Requirements


1. A master's degree in computer science from an accredited college and three years of progressively more responsible, full-time, satisfactory experience using information technology in computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, database administration, planning of data/information processing, user services, or area networks at least 18 months of this experience must have been in an administrative, managerial or executive capacity in the areas of computer applications programming, systems programming, computer systems development, data telecommunications, data base administration, or planning of data processing or in the supervision of staff performing these duties; or


2. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and four years of experience as described in "1" above; or


3. A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's department of education or recognized accrediting organization and six years of experience as described in "1" above; or


4. A satisfactory combination of education and experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. However, all candidates must have at least a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's department of education or recognized accrediting organization and must possess at least three years of experience as described in "1" above, including the 18 months of administrative, managerial, executive or supervisory experience as described in


"1" above.


Qualification Requirements (continued)


NOTE: The following types of experience are not acceptable: superficial use of preprogrammed software without complex programming, design, implementation or management of the product; use of word processing packages; use of a hand held calculator; primarily the entering or updating of data in a system; the operation of data processing hardware or consoles.

Preferred Skills


5+ years of experience in a role as project manager leading complex, enterprise-wide technical and/or business initiatives;


5+ years of experience with managing SDLC Waterfall and/or Agile methodology projects;


5 + years of experience in creating project management artifacts (project charter, project plan, timelines (MS Project or other project management software), requirements documents, project and resource planning, deployment plans, support plans, conversion plans;


5+ years in gathering requirements, business analysis, use cases and creating functional requirements documents;


3+ years of experience managing web based applications especially .net and java web based solutions using SQL Server 2008 and above;


2 + years in vendor management;


Proficiency in MS Office software (Power point, Excel, Visio);


Experience with leading projects with multiple disciplines represented (especially technology, multiple business sponsors, 3rd-partys and vendors);


Experience managing multi-million dollar projects with multi-year project time lines;


Results-oriented, a fast learner and accepting of change;


Highly organized and self-directed;


Detail-oriented with no loss of big picture objectives;


Ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively under tight deadlines;


Excellent written/verbal communication skills with exceptional presentation abilities to senior management and other key stakeholders;


Expert knowledge of the key components of project management (e.g., scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communication, risk, integration) and associated tools and methodologies;


Negotiation and conflict management skills;


Demonstrate leadership and team building skills


Ability to be a systems thinker with attention to quality;


Experience working with City of New York agencies;


PMP certification preferred but not mandatory;


Hands on SQL skills preferred but not mandatory;


and public health experience is a plus, but not mandatory;


Additional Information


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements:

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to provide copies of original documentation, such as:


- A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver s license.


- Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.


- Current Resume


- Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting s Minimum Qualification Requirements section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to make a compliance appointment. By the time of this appointment you should be ready to produce in addition to the above documents, your original Social Security card.

Apply online with a cover letter to In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number #273768


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