The Intermediate Project Manager for Supply Chain will support specific area initiatives focused on improving organizational performance and value. The ideal candidate has some demonstrated experience with healthcare processes and practices involving project management applications.
Support the delivery of Strategic Projects and use Project Management tools to do so
Under general direction, maintain effective and transparent documentation by developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, status reports, etc.
Effectively gathers and communicates stakeholder requirements
Conducts effective project meetings. Prepares documented communication planning and presentations for a variety of audiences including senior leadership.
Provides strategic implementation guidance to the project team.
Effectively communicates stakeholder requirements, brings teams to consensus, and communicates project progress to all stakeholders.
Works with key stakeholders and Director Supply Chain Strategy to prepare project budgets by forecasting requirements and tracking anticipated budget variances
Identifies and assesses issues, risks, and interdependencies
Under general guidance, manages the integration of team-members’ tasks and deliverables.
Establishes and maintains a collaborative relationship with project teams and with interdepartmental colleagues.
Develop and/or improve PMO and / or Supply Chain tools
Use standard project management methodologies
Share with and learn from other colleagues
Other duties as assigned dependent on project and departmental needs
Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 2 years of considerable progressively responsible experience in some form of project management.
Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management, techniques, and tools.
Knowledge of project management processes from project planning to closeout with some demonstrated application
Knowledge of strategic planning, risk management, and change management.
Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.
Strong relationship-building skills, and understanding of complex organizations
Ability to work collaboratively and demonstrate adaptability and commitment to embracing change within ambiguous environments.
Experience with data analysis and data presentation
Detail-oriented and able to bring structure to an unstructured environment.
Experience with information management software, including Microsoft Word,
Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and MS Project.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, higher education
administration, public administration, or engineering.
3-5 of experience in a project management role in a
consulting setting, academic medical center, major teaching hospital, or
health insurance company.
Understanding of current trends in health care (e.g., regulatory
environment, payment systems, etc.) and higher education industries.
Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma concepts
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 167997
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