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IT Systems Portfolio Manager

Department of Health Services
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

The Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Medicaid Services (DMS) is recruiting to fill a vacancy for an IT Systems Portfolio Manager in Madison, WI.

The IT Systems Portfolio Manager is responsible for systems portfolio management for DMS’ Eligibility and Enrollment system, Client Assistance for Re-Employment and Economic Support (CARES). The position is responsible for ensuring that projects adhere to consistent project management deliverables and processes. This position is responsible for interacting and coordinating with a diverse array of internal and external stakeholders that depend on the Medicaid Enterprise Systems (MES) to meet their specific business needs.

This position will objectively and impartially manage the portfolio of projects. In collaboration with the CARES vendor, present options that facilitate well-informed decision-making processes. Perform issue, risk, and scope change management activities to ensure the portfolio of projects is in a healthy status. Identify and mitigate inter-portfolio dependencies and potential areas of conflict, i.e., resource constraints.

NOTE: This position will report to the office three (3) days per week and may choose to work remotely two (2) days per week. This schedule may vary based on training and operational need.


Minimally qualified applicants will have all of the following:

  • Experience with IT project management (e.g. tracking project schedule and tasks, monitoring resources and budgets, identifying and resolving issues and defects, communicating project status to stakeholders, etc.). 
  • Experience with IT project portfolio management, including prioritizing multiple projects, building and managing project dashboards, reporting and presenting project statuses to executive leadership, and coordinating multi-disciplined cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with technical and non-technical teams and IT vendors.

Well-qualified applicants will have at least one of the following:

  • Experience with IT project portfolio management for a government or healthcare organization.
  • Experience implementing process improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma or Lean.
  • Project Management (PM) certification (e.g., PMP, MCPM, CSM, etc.).


Posted: 2022-04-18 Expires: 2022-06-02

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