Public Consulting Group

IT Product Manager

Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City | US-Home or Remote Position
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/2/2021 5:29 PM)
Job ID
2021-6907
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services

Overview

About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Human Services practice helps state, county, and municipal human services agencies to achieve their performance goals in order to better serve populations in need. PCG’s seasoned professionals offer proven solutions to help agencies design programs, services, and systems; increase program revenue; cut costs; and improve regulatory compliance with state and federal regulations. To learn more, visit http://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/humanservices/.

 

Responsibilities

The Product Manager plays a key role in the development and enhancement of software products for our public sector human services clients. Particularly, the Product Manager will manage PCG’s early intervention (IDEA Part C Infant-Toddler services) software suite of case management, service logging, billing & claiming, provider enrollment, and family portal functionality. The role will be to manage the product direction across individual implementations nationally, working with a combination of project teams, development teams, clients, and user groups and analyzing market trends to develop short-term and long-term roadmaps and development plans for the product.

  • Develop a roadmap and act as a key contributor to a broader business plan for the long-term enhancement and maturation of a health and human services case management, billing and claiming solution
  • Conduct market analysis to understand current and potential competition and technology trends that may impact the long-term viability of the solution
  • Works with clients and technical delivery managers to define business, functional and technical requirements, and then balance those requirements across a portfolio of projects and contractual requirements
  • Oversees the development of solutions meeting these requirements
  • Responsible to understand client projects both on a technical level and on a programmatic level
  • Oversees client relationships, needs, requirements and expectations
  • Defines project scope, schedule, goals and deliverables that support client needs and requirements
  • Manages task execution and scheduling with clients, team members and other stakeholders
  • Coordinates with internal business teams and technical delivery managers to ensure timely and high-quality results
  • Develops and delivers progress reports, project management artifacts, requirements documentation, and client presentations
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plan

 

Office Setting; Willing to travel 10-20% regularly and up to 50% when needed

 

Qualifications

Required Skills

  • Outstanding oral and written presentation and communication skills
  • Strong client management and relationship building aptitudes
  • Strong quantitative skills and the ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial problem-solver able to take ownership of and be accountable for projects and relationships
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to independently manage simultaneous projects with multiple deadlines and a high degree of accuracy

     Education:

A Bachelor’s Degree is required. Master’s degree is preferred

     Experience:

Minimum 5+ years technical project management experience; Minimum 2+ years business-to-government health, human or education services consulting experience; Minimum 2+ years of supervisory and/or management experience

    Certification:

PMP certification, Product Manager certification, or similar qualification preferred

 

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EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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