VIVA USA Inc Project Director in Forsyth, Georgia

Req Ref No: SKGAPD-45 Location: Forsyth, GA Duration: 12 Months


Description :


Job Description

Purposes of the project include, but are not limited to:

Reduce administrative cost Standardize treatment Identify health trends Promote reentry success Reduce errors resulting in potential litigation Ability to share treatment plans Support meaningful justice reform Easier Offender transfer Better healthcare outcomes Reduce duplication of services Reduce storage of paper records Improve consistency and efficiency Ability to make data driven decisions

The Project Director's responsibilities include:

Assist client business owner(s) in coordinating all State resources and providing directives to the AU/GCHC and Cerner Project Managers. Serve as the interface between AU Jaguar team, and all client departments participating in this project. Assist client business owner(s) in selecting the staff for the client implementation team. Assist client business owner(s) in assigning duties and responsibilities for each client team member. Assist in developing the implementation schedule. Assist client business owner(s) in identifying staff to be trained for each location and coordinate site implementation schedule. With the AU/GCHC & AU Jaguar Project Managers, administer Project Change Control. Attend project status meetings. Review project status reports. Help resolve project issues and assist in escalating issues within the client organization, as necessary. Independent of implementation vendors, the Project Director will:

Support and Inform client Project Sponsors and Team Establish a structured approach to assessment, analysis, review, and evaluation of project deliverables Track approved vendor project deliverables per the SOW: Project Management Ensure the development of Project Plan, Communications Plan, Staff Plan, Documentation and Procedural Standards, Time Reporting Policies and Procedures, Project Meetings and Status Reporting Plan, Acceptance Criteria, and Change Control procedure. Execute all plans Process Analysis and Re-engineering Systems Integration Systems Testing Ensure vendor provides client teams the know-how to establish effective independent testing strategies, including sampling and other targeted testing approaches, develop thorough plans including test cases, scripts, and expected results. Ensure completion of tests execution and report independent testing results. Training Plan and Train Users Implementation and Stabilization Post Go-Live Onsite Leadership Achieve Customer Acceptance Communicate progress, risks, expectations, timelines, milestones and other key project metrics to Project Sponsors and Executive Steering Committee Provide insight into all aspects of the project, with a focus on risk identification, analysis, and mitigation, and operations Provide objective feedback throughout all phases of the project Escalate issues and risks to project sponsors for critical decisions (impact to scope, cost, time) Partner with vendor and other assigned Project Managers to maintain flow of project information and provide clear guidance to project teams Conduct deliverable and artifact reviews to Stakeholders Manage Intellectual Property rights Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in CIS or related field

5+ years of experience managing large, complex, IT projects thru implementation to include the SLDC

Experience developing and executing Project Plans (Scheduling, Quality, Communications, etc.) Experience in Project Oversight, Vendor Management, Change Management, Process Re-engineering, and Governance Ability to quickly understand project tasks, timeline, proprietary and non-propriatary implementation methodologies

Ability to quickly engage and align with project stakeholders

Executive level presentation experience

PMP certification required

Advance Skills in MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Excel

Excellent writing skills

Statewide travel


Master of Science/ Information Systems

Prior Project Management and operations experience with the client.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.