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Project Manager
Texas Health and Human Services Commission requires the services of 1 Project Manager 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Project Manager 2, Project Management and the specifications outlined in this document for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
All work products resulting from the project shall be considered "works made for hire" and are the property of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission  and may include pre-selection requirements that potential Vendors (and their Candidates) submit to and satisfy criminal background checks as authorized by Texas law.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission will pay no fees for interviews or discussions, which occur during the process of selecting a Candidate(s).
Project managers are the people in charge of a specific project or projects within a company. As the project manager, your job is to plan, budget, oversee and document all aspects of the specific project you are working on. Project managers might work by themselves or be in charge of a team to get the job done.
This is a Project Manager role for a project in Administrative Applications. Implements standard project management industry practices for Agile teams. Understands the PMI framework as well as how to establish a project organization and methodology within Agile (Scrum) organizations. Understands business and technical objectives
of a project and works closely with multiple key project stakeholders. Communicates to clients and IT teams. Creates project charters, work plans, and other related project artifacts, as necessary. Provides technical support both during work hours and on-call, as necessary. Must be able to comprehend and communicate complex technical designs and implementations as well as complex business processes. Develops and makes presentations as required to leadership and oversight entities. Serves in an analyst capacity as required. Some on-call support may be required depending on project phase.
The Worker will need to perform the following tasks and assignments:
  • Overseeing design and development work
  • Managing the project with feature-driven Agile methodology, overseeing, and tracking development progress, and ensuring project assignments and progress align with project timelines
  • Developing and managing project plans
  • Documenting risks, issues, and contingency plans; ensuring resolution of issues and removal of project barriers
  • Providing weekly status updates (written and verbal) and conducting regular project team status meetings
  • Overseeing the development of SDLC artifacts, ensuring business requirements are translated into technical specifications, guiding, and facilitating the SDLC process
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with project sponsors and stakeholders
  • Possessing effective communication and presentation skills
  • Possessing strong teamwork skills
  • Transferring working knowledge to current staff
Minimum Requirements:
Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.
Years Required/Preferred Experience
7 Required Project Management Experience for large-scale Enterprise Implementations
3 Required Agile (Scrum) Experience
3 Required Development Experience
3 Required Jira Experience
7 Preferred State of Texas or Similar Federal/State Project Management Experience
5 Preferred State of Texas Project Delivery Framework Experience
3 Preferred PMP Certification
2 Preferred Salesforce Experience
1 Preferred State Procurement and Contracting Experience
Services are expected to start 04/29/2024 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2024. Total estimated hours per Candidate shall not exceed 880 hours. This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended providing both parties agree to do so in writing.

  • Services shall be provided during normal business hours unless otherwise coordinated through the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Normal business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed.
  • The primary work location(s) will be at 701 W 51st St Austin, TX 78751. Any and all travel, per diem, parking, and/or living expenses shall be at the Candidate's and/or Vendor's expense. Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide pre-approved, written authorization for travel for any services to be performed away from the primary work location(s). Pre-approved travel expenses are limited to the rates and comply with the rules prescribed by the State of Texas for travel by its classified employees, including any requirement for original receipts.
  • The Candidate(s) may be required to work outside the normal business hours on weekends, evenings and holidays, as requested. Payment for work over 40 hours will be at the hourly rate quoted and must be coordinated and pre-approved through Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

  • Hourly Rate $119.20
  • remote work Mon - Fri
  • Location required to be in the state of Texas
  • Interviews will be conducted through Microsoft Teams

  • Submission of a candidate’s resume by multiple vendors will result in disqualification of the candidate from this opportunity.
  • This position is subject to availability of funding.
  • In submitting a resume for this solicitation, the vendor attests to their compliance with e-verify for the submitted candidate. E-verify requirements are outlined in Appendix A, Section P. Immigration, of the Standard Terms and Conditions for Information Technology Staff Augmentation Contract.
  • Worker must sign an Acceptable Use Agreement as a condition of employment.
  • Worker must sign and return an HHSC Information Technology Staff Augmentation Contractor Integrity Agreement (IT Form 4710) before a purchase order is issued.
  • Vendor must sign and return and HHS Information Security Cybersecurity Training Acknowledgement (HHS Form 3834) before a purchase order is issued.
  • Vendor must conduct a criminal history investigation of the Worker and provide the results to HHSC prior to the issuance of any purchase order. The criminal history investigation must have been conducted within six months prior to the issuance of any purchase order, including a purchase order for modifying or extending the terms of the agreement. Should the Worker not be acceptable to HHSC at any time because of the results of the criminal history investigation, then HHSC may immediately terminate its purchase order and related service agreement or request replacement of the Worker in question.
  • By accepting the purchaser order, the Vendor agrees to comply with the HHS Data Use Agreement.
VII.  RIGHT TO AMEND OR WITHDRAW SOLICITATION: DIR reserves the right to alter, amend or modify any provisions of this solicitation, or to withdraw this solicitation, at any time prior to the award of a Work Order pursuant hereto, if it is determined by DIR to be in the best interest of the State to do so.
VIII.  RESPONSE DEADLINE: Vendor shall respond via the ITSAC Portal with proposed candidate resumes and the response must be received by 03/25/2024 @ 5:00 PM (CT).