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Project Manager

Job Description

This position is in the Information Technology Division and will be responsible for analyzing user requirements, procedures and problems to automate business processes, upgrade or modify existing systems and review system-wide capabilities, workflow and scheduling limitations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages the DBHDD project team and will be ultimately accountable for completion of DBHDD responsibilities and for ensuring the project meets its primary objectives within budget

Leads the project team in creating an overall project plan

Manages project using standard project management tools and techniques including:

  • Project tracking
  • Planning
  • Phase/document sign off
  • Defining/executing project milestones
  • Identification and management of project issues/risks
  • Scheduling reporting
Serves as the liaison between project team and executive leadership

Development/execution of a communication and change management plan


Bachelors degree in a related field and three years of related experience OR Associate degree/vocational certificate in a related field and five years of related experience OR One year of experience at the lower level or position equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

Over 4 years experience managing technical implementations to include development, testing, training and deploying training information technology systems

Strong leadership skills and experience

Customer-focused professional with exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Experience in team-building and facilitating groups

Willingness to travel within the State of Georgia

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Experience working with healthcare hospital teams


In addition to a competitive salary (), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade 19 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located in downtown Atlanta.

A sprawling metropolis of over four million people today, metro Atlanta has the vibrancy of the world’s great urban centers combined with the Southern charm of small town centers such as Roswell and Decatur. Here you’ll find historic sites from the Civil War through the Civil Rights era, as well as world-class shopping, entertainment, and nightlife.

We're located across from Underground Atlanta. Parking is nearby as well as direct access to MARTA's rail and bus system.

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Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: recruiting@dbhdd.ga.gov

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Project Manager If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.