Technology Account Manager Acct Mgr

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

MCI - Contract Des Moines, IA

Des Moines, IA
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MCI - 12 month CONTRACT POSITION in Des Moines, IA. State of IA OCIO

Candidate must be available for ONSITE interview. This is an onsite only role in Des Moines, IA.

Only qualified US CITIZENS and GREEN CARD HOLDERS with the REQUIRED EXPERIEINCE listed below are welcome to apply. Sorry NO H1 SPONSORSHIP is available for this position. NO THIRD PARTY SPONSORED H1 APPLICANTS will be considered. THIRD PARTY AGENCIES NEED NOT APPLY.

TECH ACCT MGR FOR OCIO - this person will wear multiple hats but the main focus will be to partner with other agencies to be sure they understand the services available through OCIO, help them determine a technical strategic plan.

The Technology Account Manager serves as a liaison between the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and one or more agencies.

The Technology Account Manager ensures that operations are running smoothly, provides expertise on technical services, assist agencies with information technology (IT) planning and management of their IT budget, and responds to requests for service support and billing question under the direction of the OCIO Agency Services Division Administrator.

The Technology Account Manager is focused on ensuring that the OCIO and its service partners understand and meet agency expectations and needs.

Responsibilities Include:

Customer Relationship Manager/Liaison

*Responsible for all aspects of an agency's relationship with the OCIO. Works closely with a Department Director and their leadership team to ensure that each agency receives the highest standard of service.

*Responsible for making sure all IT operations run efficiently and that agencies recognize a return on their investment.

*Ensure that agencies have an advisor, partner, representative, and advocate that understands their needs.

*Provide OCIO executive leadership team with status on overall performance of IT services and alignment with agency expectations.

Technology Advisor

*Provide advice to agency directors with regard to IT staffing, projects and investments

*Assist agency in determining buy, build or partner decisions. Identify the information and resource requirements for the key stages of the agencies information technology business need, assisting with preparing proposals, agency evaluation and supplier selection. Set up meetings with decision makers, and arrange presentations and documentation to ensure state agencies information technology needs are met.

*Coordinate agency participation in new and emerging enterprise IT innovation projects.

IT Planning Resource

*Coordinate customer agency IT planning.

*Proactively lead an agency IT strategic planning process that develops performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones for a short-term and long term.

Minimum Requirements:

Project Manager Experience Required - 6 Years

Experience promoting technology services Required - 3 Years

Ability to create a technical strategic plan for an agency Required - 6 Years

Determine technical priorities and formulate an action plan Required - 6 Years

Interface between OCIO and the agency to outline objectives and create a project plan Required - 3 Years

Ability to manage concurrent projects Required - 3 Years

PMBOK project methodology experience Required - 3 Years

MS Project experience Required - 3 Years

PMI Certification - Highly desired