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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, administer the Texas workers’ compensation system, 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:

http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf

Current Opportunity: Project Manager

Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public

The Project Manager coordinates the planning and initiation of projects at various levels of completion; monitors the progress and schedule of projects; and communicates with project stakeholders, management, and other relevant parties. May coordinate the work of others.


This position:

  • coordinates, plans, and evaluates projects using accepted project management methodologies;
  • monitors and manages project cost to ensure that project is completed within budget;
  • monitors and manages project quality to ensure that project deliverables are acceptable and fulfill the terms of the project contract or specifications;
  • compiles and distributes project information, project status reports, and project budget expenditures;
  • assists in developing project budgets, schedules, work plans, resources requirements, and cost estimates and projections;
  • assists in initiating projects, obtaining authorization and commitment, and demonstrating business need and project feasibility;
  • assists in developing criteria for evaluating programs, proposals, and other pertinent information related to project assignments;
  • may identify potential project risks and difficulties and design strategies to mitigate or avoid them;
  • may coordinate the work of others; and
  • performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to the assignment is generally preferred Education and experience relevant to position requirements may be substituted for one another on a year-for-year basis. 


Additionally, this position:

  • requires one year experience in project management in relevant areas of project assignment.


This position requires demonstrated knowledge of:

  • project management theories and practices applicable to limited-scope projects;
  • systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor’s performance; and
  • local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the project undertaken.

This position requires demonstrated skill in:

  • project management monitoring; and
  • in the operation of computers and applicable software.

This position requires the demonstrated ability to:

  • exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions;
  • analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues,
  • demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills,
  • identify project risks
  • prepare reports and charts,
  • communicate effectively; and
  • coordinate the work of others.

Applicants completing the oral interview process will be subject to an extensive background investigation that may include fingerprint queries, which requires a fee that is to be paid by the applicant.

Position Details

Opening Date:10/05/2017
Functional Title:Project Manager
Classification Title:Project Manager I
Status:Internal/External Posting – TDI Employees and General Public
Application Deadline:Until Filled
Pay Group:B20
Monthly Salary: $3,763.17
Annual Salary:$45,158.04
Job Posting Number:18-029
Division:Administrative Operations/Information Technology Services
Location:333 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Travel Required:5 %

 

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Last updated: 10/05/2017

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