SNAP Business Analyst/PM
- Act as Project Manager and direct and exercise an efficient system of control through the oversight of the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP) and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) pilot
- Outline project timelines, monitor and evaluate progress and identified program milestones
- Collaborate with other internal units and conduct impact and data analysis
- Utilize data and internal/external feedback to inform current HIP program operations, procedures and programming and potential operational changes.
- Convene and facilitate meetings and communication with DTA senior management team and external partners including sister agencies, retailers, and community partners.
- Research and identify best practices and recommend successful program model changes
- Responsible for all contract management, training, record keeping, internal controls, security, evaluation and reporting associated with HIP and the CSA pilot including
- Monitor the progress, risk and quality of all HIP operational activities
- Partner with sister agencies and community-based organization to foster interagency collaboration
- Represent the Department at external meetings, committees, conferences and coalitions
- Provide supervision and monitoring of all deliverables associated with HIP and the CSA pilot
- Review and submit bi-annual and annual reports to USDA and other external entities as necessary
- Knowledge of the needs of low-income individuals and families, and the DTA public assistance programs that serve them.
- Knowledge of the mission, goals and objective of SNAP.
- Strong program and project management skills
- Highly-skilled in execution and implementation of a high-impact and public-facing program
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resource management including behavioral techniques, planning, forecasting, organizational development, etc.
- Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations governing the functions of the agency.
- Knowledge of development of best practices.
- Knowledge of data collection and analysis methodologies.
- Knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation systems.
- Knowledge of DTA local office practices.
- Knowledge of methods and techniques of policy analysis.
- Knowledge of organization development techniques, principles and methods.
- Ability to design and implement planning, policy, research and evaluation processes.
- Ability to coordinate and direct project activities.
- Ability to analyze data as a tool.
- Ability to identify mission critical initiatives and prioritize accordingly.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to meet numerous and tight deadlines.
- Ability to troubleshoot problems and offer creative solutions or workarounds.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Ability to deal with external individuals and organizations in a diplomatic and efficient manner.
- Ability to coordinate numerous projects simultaneously to successful completion.
- Ability to interpret and use data in problem-solving and process improvement.
- Ability to understand, apply and explain pertinent laws, rules, regulations, policies and programs.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Skilled in problem-solving, consensus building, conflict resolution and team building.