Under the direction of the Director of IT Project Management, this position works within Information Technology Services (ITS) to lead, support, and elicit success for a variety of internal and external projects that affect all UTHSC members and the institution in general. This position also plays a key leadership role for the ITS Project Management Office (PMO) by maintaining project portfolio management processes, tools, job aids, and communications and providing training services. Main responsibilities include defining, managing, tracking, and ensuring the progress of projects of all sizes and levels of complexity, visibility, and scale; developing project portfolio management processes, tools, and job aids; developing and conducting training for employees.
This position will have the latitude to make independent decisions throughout all phases of the projects it manages. The Project Manager is responsible to ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget, and with high customer satisfaction. To achieve its goals, this position requires ongoing IT knowledge currency, detailed planning and coordination skills, superior customer service and interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and high levels of accountability and self-motivation. The ability to think critically and communicate at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels also are necessary. This position also handles other non-PMO duties related to project coordination and communications as needed to fulfill the missions of the ITS organization.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Executes the full project management life cycle for projects of all sizes and levels of complexity, visibility, and scale.
Defines and documents the work required to meet business, functional, project, and quality requirements.
Develops a work breakdown structure to help project team members visualize and understand the totality of project work.
Enforces the change management process when major changes are requested that affect project scope, schedule, and/or cost.
Communicates relevant project information to stakeholders, including project sponsors and team members.
Develops and maintains project portfolio management processes, tools, job aids, and communications, to include: Project-related documents, Project portfolio management system, and PMO website.
Provide project management training and consultation to the PMO team and other UTHSC employees.
Performs other related duties as required.
Internal Number: 213306
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.