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PROJECT MANAGER III

at Texas Department of Motor Vehicles

Posted: 6/26/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 00010717
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Job Description

Thank you for yourinterest in employment with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV). Toapply for this position, complete an on-line application either through theTxDMV CAPPS External Applicant Career Section at https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=enor through Work In Texas (WIT) at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/.  

For job opening inquiries or to request a reasonableaccommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act please contact theTxDMV Human Resources Division by calling 512-465-4043.  Applications must bereceived by the closing date in order to be considered for this posting.  TxDMV does not accept paper applications. 

Veterans: The following two websites provide useful informationand other job opportunities. Military to Civilian Occupation Translator http://www.careerinfonet.org/moc/and the Texas Veterans Commission https://www.tvc.texas.gov/employment/veterans/


If requested,reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for anypart of the employment process in accordance with the Americans withDisabilities Act of 1990. 


GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex project management work in support of the Texas Department ofMotor Vehicles (TxDMV) Information Technology Project Management Office (ITPMO). Work involves initiating, planning, executing, monitoring andcontrolling, and closing projects approved by the TxDMV Governance Team.Projects must be completed on time and within budget, scope, quality, and changemanagement procedures. The Project Manager must manage projects in compliancewith the Texas Project Delivery Framework and agency standards and methodologyfor governance, change management, project management, and softwareengineering. Coordinates, assigns, and manages the work of others. Works undergeneral supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative andindependent judgment. Official sealed transcripts of all college hours/degrees listedon State of Texas application will be required on or before the first day ofemployment if selected for the position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Manage assigned projects in accordance with the agency governance and projectmanagement methodology.


Assist with project cost benefit analysis and justification when assigned by theIT PMO Portfolio Manager.


Develop project budgets, schedules, timelines, milestones, work plans,resources requirements, cost estimates and projections using approved tools.


Conduct project lessons learned documenting best practices and lessons learnedin accordance with IT PMO standard operating policies and procedures.


Monitor and manage project cost to ensure project completion within budget withacceptable level of quality.


Monitor and manage project quality to ensure project deliverables areacceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or businessrequirements.


Identify project risks and issues and develop mitigation strategies and/orcorrective action plans.


Initiate assigned projects in accordance with IT PMO standard operatingpolicy/procedures (SOP) or directives.


Plan assigned projects in accordance with IT PMO standard operatingpolicy/procedures (SOP) or directives.


Monitor & control assigned project in accordance with IT PMO standardoperating policy/procedures (SOP) or directives.


Use approved project management templates for project documentation.


Work with business analysts to coordinate, plan and define the business andsystems process requirements.


Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


Competencies

Comfort Around Higher Management - Can deal comfortably with more senior managers; can present to more senior managers without undue tension and nervousness; understands how senior managers think and work; can determine the best way to get things done with them by talking their language and responding to their needs; can craft approaches likely to be seen as appropriate and positive. (8)

Conflict Management* - Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise. (12)

Functional/Technical Skills - Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. (24)

Informing - Provides the information people need to know to do their jobs and to feel good about being a member of the team, unit, and/or the organization; provides individuals information so that they can make accurate decisions; is timely with information. (27)

Integrity and Trust - Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gains. (29)

Managing and Measuring Work* - Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work. (35)

Planning* - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results. (47)

Presentation Skills - Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, direct reports, and bosses; is effective both inside and outside the organization, on both cool data and hot and controversial topics; commands attention and can manage group processes during the presentation; can change tactics midstream with something isn't working. (49)

Priority Setting - Spends his/her time and the time of others on what's important; quickly zeroes in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus. (50)

Written Communication* - Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect. (67)

CONDITIONS OFEMPLOYMENT 


Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen will need to provide form DD 214to verify eligibility for Veterans' Preference. For applicants claimingSurviving Spouse or Orphan veterans' preference eligibility, you will need toprovide a DD 1300 or DD 214. These will be required on or before the first dayof employment if selected for the position. 

Official sealedtranscripts of all college hours/degrees listed on State of Texas applicationwill be required on or before the first day of employment if selected for theposition. 

As part of itsemployment process, TxDMV may procure or have prepared a criminal backgroundcheck. An applicant with an unsatisfactory criminal background check report isineligible to be hired for the position for which the report isinitiated. 

Driver's record checkwill be conducted by the Department. Satisfactory driving records are requiredfor driving state or personal vehicles and motor driven equipment to conductagency business. 

External final maleapplicants who are 18-25 years of age will be required to furnish proof ofregistration or exemption from registration with the Selective ServiceSystem. 

If hired, employeemust provide document(s) within three (3) days of hire date that establishidentity and employment eligibility. A complete list of acceptable documents ison file with the local Texas Workforce Commission office or http://www.twc.state.tx.us/.


REMARKS 


Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen: Military Occupational Specialty(MOS) codes from each branch of the U.S. Armed Forces that may correspond tothe state classification title for this position can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/JobDescriptions.aspx 

The salary range onthis job posting reflects the minimum and maximum allowed by the stateclassification salary schedules; however, budget considerations may result insalary offers below the maximum of the posted range. 

Must attend workregularly and observe approved work hours. 

Initial screeningis based on the Education and Experience minimum requirements defined in thejob posting.

Your application should be completeand reflect all relevant education and experience. For each position listedunder work experience, include position title, employer, employment dates(month/year), salary, supervisor's name/title/phone number, a full summary ofduties, and reason for leaving.  Omission of data can be the basis fordisqualification; you may state ‘unknown' for any incomplete fields. "See Resume" is not accepted in lieu of a completed online State ofTexas application. 

Resumes may not be submitted inlieu of a completed State of Texas Employment Application, but may beconsidered as additional supplemental information.   The resume mustinclude employer name and dates of employment for relevant work experience tobe considered by the hiring authority.

 

AN EQUALOPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER 




Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years progressively responsible experience inIT project management. Technical training in above experience activities may besubstituted for education or experience on a year per year basis.Graduate-level education in project management, computer science, business, ora field deemed relevant by TxDMV may be substituted for experience on a yearper year basis. (Experience requirements may be satisfied by relevant full-timeexperience or the prorated part-time equivalent.)

Project ManagementProfessional (PMP) ® certification.