IT Project Manager
Description

The Information Technology (IT) Project Manager will be responsible for managing IT projects as part of the Information Services team supporting the success of Alliance for Better Health. These projects are revolutionary in scope, and will require agile development of one-of-a-kind solutions while simultaneously having immediate impact to enable clinical transformation to support both the Quadruple Aim of Health Care and Clinically Integrated Network goals. The Information Systems Project Manager also serves as the liaison between technical and non-technical departments and Alliance Partners to ensure that all targets and requirements are met and projects are completed on schedule and within budget. This role will create and implement formal methodologies for IT project management (e.g., Lean A3 processes, etc.) while managing projects that enable community transformation. 


• Creates and documents project plans, with associated critical path analysis, work breakdown structures, and timelines

• Manages project roles, identifies resource requirements, meets training needs, defines project milestones and deliverables, and provides customer satisfaction and reporting structures to insure quality of projects

• Identifies the technical approach to be used on a given project and documents opportunities to integrate systems and resources to fulfill project requirements

• Manages the system development life cycle process

• Assigns, schedules, reviews, and monitors project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time and within budget


Requirements

• Bachelor's degree required 

• Minimum 3 years of experience in project management required. Ideal candidate will have direct work experience with IT project management in a transformational, cross-functional project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.

• Knowledge and comprehension of Systems Development Life cycle (SDLC)

• Strong familiarity with project management software

• Ability to recognize problems or situations that are new or without clear precedent

• Skills to evaluate alternatives and find solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach to keep projects on time and on budget

• Experience in developing and deploying performance improvement initiatives (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean) best practices, procedures, and processes; strong preference for executing these initiatives within a start-up or turnaround environment

• Conveys goals and objectives clearly and in a compelling manner; listens effectively and clarifies information as needed; interprets verbal and non-verbal messages that others communicate; produces clear status reports; communicates tactfully and candidly

• Ability to communicate project status, project plans and issues to the executive team, project team, stakeholders, sponsors, steering committee and all levels of management, and document appropriately

• Ability to lead multiple IT projects simultaneously


Preferred Qualifications 

• Degree in Health Administration or Business Administration

• Healthcare IT experience


Competencies

• Maintains open lines of communication with staff, stakeholders, and management

• Ability to facilitate relationships between independent stakeholders

• Mentors and provides expertise to other project team members

• Understands and can communicate Information Technology standards, Lean process, methodology, and principles to project stake holders.

• Listens to the needs of different groups, makes persuasive presentations, inspires key employees, effectively negotiates with a wide variety of stakeholders, sells ideas, and develops amicable relations with a wide range of different personalities

• Solicits, analyzes, and determines solutions for key issues; communicates as needed.


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