Minimum Education: â¢ High School Diploma or equivalent â¢ Bachelorâs Degree in Engineering, Business, Information System, Information Technology, or related technical field â¢ Masterâs Degree preferred
Minimum Experience/Knowledge: â¢ 10+ years of total post-collegiate relevant professional experience â¢ 5+ years of project management experience leading information technology projects, including requesting / securing approval to start projects through project closeout â¢ Experience with all phases of project management, with demonstrated success across a variety of project types (construction, research, infrastructure, clinical applications, business applications, products) â¢ Proficiency of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management including tools and techniques (e.g., project planning, risk/issue management, governance, cost/benefit analysis, project change controls) â¢ Ability to facilitate working sessions with large, cross-functional teams (business, clinical, technical) â¢ Exceptional and adaptive written and oral communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel from Executive level to frontline staff â¢ Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently Preferred: â¢ Big 4 Consulting experience â¢ Experience managing healthcare-related projects and familiarity with healthcare provider industry â¢ Experience developing business cases â¢ Performance improvement experience in the areas of process / workflow modeling and root cause analysis â¢ Prior experience with any of the following applications: Kronos, Lawson, Cerner â¢ Experience working in a centralized PMO environment
Required License/Certification: â¢ Active Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or if not available upon hire, one must be obtained within one year of start date â¢ LA City Fire and Safety Certification. If no certification upon hire, must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. â¢ The Senior Project Manager (Sr. PM) is responsible for the successful analysis, initiation, planning, execution, and closeout of programs and projects as assigned by the Director, PMO or their designee. The Sr. PM will oversee the IS PMOâs most complex projects, which will likely involve a diverse set of components, including healthcare processes, clinical applications & interfaces, business / administrative applications & interfaces, enabling / supporting technology and infrastructure (e.g., hardware, devices, telecom, storage solutions). â¢ The successful Sr. PM must be proficient in managing the complexities associated with large, enterprise-wide strategic initiatives, and be able to communicate effectively with executive-level personnel, verbally and in writing. The successful Sr. PM will exhibit strong project planning abilities â and have robust prior experience justifying and planning projects, to include defining and baselining project scopes (via charters, scope statements, work breakdown structures, statements of work), schedules, budgets and resource allocations. The successful Sr. PM will also exhibit strong project execution & closeout abilities and be comfortable assuming â and course correcting â in flight projects. â¢ The Sr. PMâs responsibilities will require the Sr. PM to indirectly supervise other employees, thereby making the ability to lead through influence vs. direct authority a critical skill for the Sr. PM to demonstrate. The role will also require direct oversight of contract / vendor labor in project situations where a component of the project work is outsourced to a third party.
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