This position is part of the Enterprise Project Management Office and is responsible for establishing standardized templates, processes, and methodologies to faciliate the delivery of a complex strategic program of work across all OHSU missions. The position will also assist with the delivery of large-scale, complex, highly-visible strategic initiatives at the direction of the Director, Strategic Initatives.
Facilitating project communication across the OHSU enterprise is a critical task. The Project Manager has complete responsibility to implement complex projects within OHSU. Performing Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) and creation/evaluation of Requests for Proposal (RFP), Requests for Information (RFI) and other project life cycle tasks are expected of this position. This position may also be responsible for assigning tasks to other project team members and monitoring their progress throughout the project life cycle. This position might also be involved with managing vendor contracts.
Industry standard Project Management methodologies such as PMI, and standard OHSU structured project management processes are used to implement and support all work activities ranging from formal projects to daily work.This position is expected to perform the duties below with minimal guidance and supervision. This position requires independent judgment and expertise, especially in the areas related to consultation, training and development tasks.
Project and Portfolio Management Standard, Processes, Templates, and Tools:
Works with the OHSU project management community to define standards, processes, templates, and tools to facilitate and coordinate delivery of a complex program of work that includes many separate, but interconnected projects.
Define and implement project management standards, processes, and templates to facilitate the coordinated delivery of multiple projects under a complex program of work, including consolidated dashboards for senior leaders to highlight project and program level status, risks, and issues
Define and implement standards and processes related to the use of MedePM as an enterprise performance management tool
Define and implement standards, templates, and processes related to the use of Smartsheet as a project and portfolio management tool
Work with project managers to complete periodic project health checks
Provide mentoring and guidance for less experienced project managers
Deliver training related to the tools, templates, processes, and standards defined by the Enterprise Project Management Office
Works with both internal and external resources to collaboratively plan, organize, and coordinate large scale, complex projects as assigned.
Knowledge of the academic medical center environment.
Effective leadership of highly-skilled technical personnel in overseeing the development and implementation of applications.
Ability to operate in a highly stressful environment, demonstrating good judgment and creative/original thinking to address the demands of the business.
Skilled in vendor contract negotiations
Ability to influence, motivate and provide clear direction.
Skilled in overseeing multiple projects with budget responsibilities.
Demonstrated skill in managing operational and capital budgets.
Significant organizational and leadership skills, specifically within a large organization.
Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills: both verbal and written.
Ability to use tact and diplomacy to maintain effective working relationships while speaking with influence.
Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, while being collaborative in resolving problems.
Must have demonstrated excellent customer service skills both on the phone and in person.
Must have a thorough understanding of industry standard principles of project management such as those defined in the Project Management Body ofKnowledge (published by Project Management Institute).
Expert level knowledge in the MS Office Suite
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