Sr. Project Manager

Grant Thornton - Sacramento, California
8/21/2017 5:28:14 AM
038232




Grant Thornton is seeking a Director to join its IT Advisory service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Director will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Provide leadership on a large scale information technology project.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) analysis.
Analyze and resolve difficult logic and processing issues.
Communicate difficult concepts to technical and non-technical staff.
Work effectively and efficiently under stringent timelines.
Direct and supervise multiple tasks and staff assignments while demonstrating analytical and planning skills.
Will serve as Senior Project Manager and lead the project management function. Vickie will also provide transformation analyst services.
Will work closely with the DHCS-assigned project leaders to develop, communicate, coordinate and control all project activities and deliverables.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Act as performance manager (coach) for up to four coachees outside of engagement responsibilities.
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.

Qualifications

Experience with CMS certification and/or Gate Reviews.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
A minimum of five (5) years of project management experience within the last six (6) years. At least two (2) of these years must have been in leadership positions on large scale IT projects.
Detailed knowledge of Medicaid at the state and/or federal level as well as MMIS systems and MITA concepts.
Demonstrated experience in IV&V analysis.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 038232

Sacramento, CA
Sacramento, California






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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