IV&V Project Manager in Rancho Cordova, CA at Maximus

Date Posted: 2/24/2021

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Job Description

Project Specific Requirements
oMinimum of 3 years of related project management experience
oExperience/knowledge of IV&V and quality assurance approaches and processes
oExperience on at least one previous project involving a financial system
oAbility to interface with executive sponsors, IT resources, management teams, and stakeholders on a regular basis to interview and gather information and data to support analysis
oStrong analytical skills
oExcellent verbal and writing skills
oBachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university; experience may be substituted for education
oProficiency in Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
o5 years or more of related experience
oExperience in the Finance sector
oExperience providing IV&V and/or external quality assurance services
oPMP certification

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•The IV&V/QA Project Manager oversees the IV&V/QA project team as well as manages and participates in the IV&V activities that provide independent assessments of the system development/implementation/M&O project and its governance which includes:
oIdentifying risks and issues
oAccessing causes of risk and issues
oProviding actionable recommendations that can be used by the project team to resolve issues and avoid risks
oSupporting required reporting to federal funding partner agencies
•The IV&V Project Manager reports to the MAXIMUS Project Director and regularly interacts with the MAXIMUS Project Director and Officer-in-Charge discuss project status and the content of the IV&V assessments
•The IV&V Project Manager shall:
oCoordinate IV&V team activities
oDetermine the focus of data collection and analysis for monthly and quarterly reporting
oAttend and observe project meetings to collect project information and data, understand project activities, and gain project insights
oInterview State project, DDI , and other contractor staff to collect project information and data, understand project activities, and gain project insights
oOversee and participate in the analysis of project information and data collected
oDevelop required project deliverables to include weekly, monthly and quarterly reports as well as reports required by federal funding partners in compliance with IV&V contract requirements
oPresent results of IV&V assessments to project stakeholders
oFacilitate meetings or conference calls
oAdhere to contract requirements and comply with all corporate policies and procedures.
•As directed by the MAXIMUS Project Director or Officer-in-Charge, the IV&V Manager may lead special projects or initiatives
•Perform other duties as assigned


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Oversees all aspects of daily operations for a program, including staffing, performance monitoring, quality assurance oversight, training, subcontractor management, auditing and compliance with internal and external requirements.
- Ensure project compliance with all applicable requirements of the contract, state and federal regulations as well as corporate policies.
- Manage direct reports and the cost- effective operation of all project tasks.
- Manage subcontractors that provide services to program.
- Manage audits of operations.
- Collaborate with other Managers to ensure effective coordination of activities.
- Develop and implement operational policies and procedures in collaboration with other key stakeholders.
- Establish and maintains effective relationships with clients and other external entities.
- Oversee the development and implementation of innovative methodologies to improve service levels and overall operational efficiency.
- Manage the project's quality assurance and training programs as well as corrective actions to ensure compliance.
- Monitor performance against key indicators established internally or by the clients.
- Develop solutions to issues or complex problems.
- Develop performance goals and objectives for staff, and monitors achievement of those goals.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
- Manages activities of two or more sections or departments.
- Exercises supervision in terms of costs, methods, and staffing.
- In some instances this manager may have subordinate supervisors and/or managers.
- Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
- Implements strategic policies when selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
- Establishes and assures adherence to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance requirements.
- Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or customers.
- Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from, others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship.
- Establishes operational objectives and work plans and delegates assignments to subordinates.
- Senior management reviews objectives to determine success of operation.
- Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies that affect immediate operations and may also have company-wide effect.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.
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