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Title: IT Product Manager (with Health and Human Services Exp)
Location: Lincoln NE
Rate: DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission
Duration: 2 Years
Interview Type: Skype or Phone
Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Job Type: C2C,C2H,W2
Preffer W2: U S C/G C/H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted
DHHS’s mission is “Helping People Lead Better Lives”, and to this end, DHHS is seeking a visionary and strategic leader with excellent relationship skills to fill a position as a Product Manager. The Product Manager will help set the future direction of DHHS practice, working broadly within DHHS to give life to the goals and objectives of the Department as they should be, not necessarily as they are.
The DHHS Product Manager understands customer needs and validates solutions. He / She is the voice of the internal and external customer for the DHHS Systems and works with customers (as well as Product Owners) to constantly understand and communicate their needs and participate in the validation of the proposed solutions.
The Product Manager will work with DHHS business leadership to develop the business case for Capabilities, Features, Stories and Epics that are necessary to achieve the business vision. The Product Manager continuously develops and communicates the vision to the development teams and defines the features of the system. To do so, the Product Manager will rely on deep expertise in eligibility application, determination, enrollment and administration, preferably having had previous roles within or assisting DHHS governmental entities in the eligibility space.
In collaboration with System and Solution Architect/Engineering, he/she also defines and maintains the Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) to help ensure that the solution meets relevant standards and other system quality requirements.
The Product Manager is responsible for the developing and maintaining the product roadmap, which illustrates, at a high level, how features are intended to be implemented over time. He / She must understand emerging trends in integrated health and human services and be able to define models of practice that integrate DHHS services.
Scope of Activities:
The Product Manager will demonstrate competency across the following scope of activities:
Understands customer needs and validates solutions – act as voice of the customer, with deep experience in eligibility and enrollment models of practice
Understands and supports work within the context of a portfolio of aligned effort – develop the business case for features, stories and epics
Develops and communicates the program vision and road map, understanding emerging trends for integrated health and human services across the country
Works with System Architect/Engineering to understand Enabler work – the Product Manager is expected to understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and to work with the Solution Architect to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the technological infrastructures that will host the new business functionality.
Participates in demos and Inspects and Adapts (I&A) – the Product Manager is an active participant in biweekly System Demos, including an aggregate one at the end of the iteration. They are also involved in the assessment of Metrics, including evaluation of business value achieved versus plan, and are active participants in the inspect and adapt workshop.
Builds an effective Product Manager/Product Owner team – accountable for forming an effective extended Product Manager/Product Owner team as a key to efficient and effective development
Required Credentials and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information-technology, engineering, system
Analysis, project management or a related study, or equivalent experience
Minimum of five years of experience supporting an Agile Community of Practice (COP) in diverse projects and settings, with an understanding of product management, agile principles and development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks
Exposure to multiple, diverse projects, platforms and processing environments
Strong, relevant experience in benefit application, determination and enrollment
Minimum of seven to ten years’ experience in Health and Human Services, with demonstrable experience in eligibility methods of practice / delivery models and process across DHHS programs.
Experience working with, communicating with and leading feedback and communications with end users
Preferred Credentials and Experience:
Experience working within, or assisting, DHHS agencies
Experience delivering presentations to project teams with business and technical audiences
Relevant certifications and training
Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical and skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with developers in an in-and-out outsourced environment
Organizationally savvy, with the ability to navigate organizational politics.
Ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences
Ability to understand the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term perspectives of situations
Ability to work creatively and analytically to solve business problems and propose
Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new business processes and technologies
Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity
Motivated and driven by achieving business outcomes
Ability to work effectively in a team environment with cross-functional teams
Is a team player: The Product Manager serves as a bridge between business team and technical team
Is collaborative: The Product Manager has an ability to take information from different groups seeking to connect to help meet the business outcomes
Is analytic: The Product Manager has an ability to analyze information to make recommendations on the next steps for the product and provide the next steps in achieving the business outcome
Has an understanding of poverty, working with people who are dealing with multiple socio-economic barriers such as unemployment, unstable housing, past criminal activity, etc…..
Understands human life cycle changes / dynamics
Communication skills both verbal and written Advanced
Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical and skills Advanced
experience in Health and Human Services
Minimum of seven to ten years’ experience in Health and Human Services, with demonstrable experience in eligibility methods of practice / delivery models and process across DHHS programs. Advanced 7-8 yrs Yes
experience supporting an Agile Community of Practice (COP)
in diverse projects and settings, with an understanding of product management, agile principles and development methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact and risks Advanced 5-6 yrs Yes
Presentation skills Proficient
Strong, relevant experience in benefit application, determination and enrollment Proficient
Apply here or Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Keywords: Agile Community of Practice (COP), Health and Human Services,product management
Pay Rate: DOE
Job Duration: 2 years
% Travel Required: None
Job Posted by: Employer
Job ID: OOJ - 2234
Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S