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Texas Department of Insurance

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is a state agency responsible for both consumers and the insurance industry. We work to fulfill our legislative mandate to regulate the insurance industry and promote a healthy insurance marketplace, while also protecting the people and the businesses that are served by insurance. We take our responsibility to Texans seriously and strive for excellent customer service through our professional attitude, competence and efficiency.

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Veterans’ Preference:

To receive veterans’ preference, applicants must provide at least one the following documents with their State of Texas Application:

  • a copy of the DD 214, member #4;
  • a statement of compensation from the Veterans Benefits Administration; or
  • a copy of the DD 1300.

Applicable Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) codes are included, but not limited to the following: Military Occupational Specialty Codes are not available at this time.

Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at:
www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

Current Opportunity: Project Manager

Repost (07/31/2017) Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Project Manager is responsible for project management, primarily related to application development in the Information Technology Services Office of TDI.


This position:

  • coordinates, plans, completes, and evaluates projects, including ITS support projects and related resources.
  • follows standard project management industry practices, such as the DIR framework;
  • monitors and manages resources assigned to ITS projects and reporting status to ITS management;
  • compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project resource expenditures;
  • manages scope; sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors their completion;  
  • ensures that the project schedule documents tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers;
  • works with staff and external stakeholders to identify risks/issues and develops and documents mitigation plans and strategies;
  • ensures compliance with approved operating procedures and project management methodology at both the ITS and OSM level;  
  • represents Information Technology Services on cross-functional teams; and
  • performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in, management, business administration, public administration, information technology or in a related field.  Education and experience relevant to the position may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis.

Additionally, this position requires:

  • a minimum of one and a half years of recent experience in tracking project schedules via MS Project, Primavera Project Management software or other project tracking methods; and
  • experience/knowledge of business concepts, practices and procedures related to state government or insurance regulation.

Preferences for this position include:

  • experience managing projects under TDI ITS procedures; and
  • expertise in recent version of MS Office software including Word and Excel.

This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • project management theories and practices applicable to projects of moderate scope; and
  • project management procedures published by Texas Department of Information Resources.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • monitoring project resources and status via project management software; and
  • interpreting and communicating effectively on complex management concepts, both verbally and in writing.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • handle multiple initiatives, projects, priorities and deadlines while maintaining a consistent standard of quality;
  • interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, technical leads and subject matter experts;
  • exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions;
  • identify project risks;
  • prepare reports and charts related to project status and issues;
  • coordinate the work of others; and
  • research and document issue resolution.


EMPLOYMENT WILL BEGIN ON OR AFTER SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Position Details

Opening Date:07/31/2017
Functional Title:Project Manager
Classification Title:Project Manager II
Status:Repost (07/31/2017) Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B22
Monthly Salary: $4,986.91
Annual Salary:$59,842.92
Job Posting Number:17-101
Division:Administrative Operations/Information Technology Services
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:5 %

 

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Last updated: 08/11/2017

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