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IT Product Manager (with Health and Human Services Exp) (189 views)

Lincoln Nebraska
August 20, 2020

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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

Experience: 9+YEARS

Preffer W2: U S C/G C/H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted

Job Description

Product Manager

Job Overview:

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

Skills:

 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

Competencies:

 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

Solutions

 Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new business processes and technologies

Characteristics:

 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

Experience Required 

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
 
 
Thanks
Rakesh/Siva
Rakesh@Sohanit.com/siva@sohanit.com
PH:402-241-9551/402-241-9606
Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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

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