Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF)
In-Person prior to hire
Our direct client, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Division of Family and Economic Support (DFES), Bureau of Child Support (BCS), seeks a Project Manager. The individual in this position will represent and lead the BCS team in their effort to modernize the KIDS legacy application. In the first year, the project manager will lead a discovery phase to determine which options for legacy system modernization and provide BCS management with directions the project might take. Subsequent years, the project manager, will lead a team to implement the option chosen selected for system modernization. The individual will work in conjunction with the IT BITS Application team to understand the KIDS Application and Partner Training Team to develop training materials. The individual must have strong project management as well as excellent tem engagement and customer service skills.
The individual in this position will:
Be the face representing the child support program on the KIDS modernization project to all bureau and county child support staff, as well as DCF Executive Management.
Responsible for overall project management on all aspects of the project, develop project charters, work plans, deliverables and project artifacts.
Work closely with the project sponsor and BCS System Support and Development Section Chief to understand and prioritize project tasks and assist with resolving complex technical issues.
Understand business objective and work with related teams to facilitate resolution when problems are identified.
Assume a leadership on the project team and coordinate the work of the project team to meet project milestones and deliverable schedules.
Possess 5-7 years of project/program experience leading large and complex system projects.
5 or more years of experience in the following:
Demonstrated experience in the design and utilization of performance measures and reports to manage inventory, analyze cost and maximize return on investment of monetary and human resources
Expertise in implementation of large complicated models and processes in extensive, multi-function education and government environments
Experience in Technical Writing and Documentation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organization, analytical, and communication skills
Business Objects or other BI tools
Demonstrated experience in managing system development life cycle deliverables from start to finish planning to post go live
Experience in requirements, design and systems development
Proven ability to work with diverse customers to translate technical information into non-technical, resolvable problems and support their needs
3 or more years of experience in the following:
Mainframe Application Experience (SQL/COBOL/JCL/DB2) Including ability to Identify and create