Project Manager

Information Technology
in New York City
, NY
Reference: 19-04204


The Project Manager is a process-driven leader who will manage an enterprise-level provider communications project with a cross-functional work team. The provider communications project will drive to a short-term solution for categorization and prioritization of current projects. The longer-term solution will define a cohesive annual strategy that aligns audience segmentation (e.g. Administrative, Physician) with appropriate communications for a consistent provider experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and lead the project team through the entire project life cycle
  • Work with Business and Technology teams to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the short and long-term solutions meet the needs and expectations of the business and the provider community
  • Conduct project estimate sessions with project stakeholders to drive project estimates and challenges estimates where appropriate to ensure accurate effort estimates by functional areas
  • Create and maintain a detailed project plan for all aspects of the project based on delivery methodology and project impacts utilizing standard templates and partnering with the Project Lead and/or core team to secure tasks and dates
  • Manage project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget
  • Create and manage the artifacts required for governance approval
  • Establish and actively manage all project and key stakeholder expectations and relationships
  • Manage deliverables from all functional teams ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality based on project guidelines
  • Deploy project management principles and techniques to establish and maintain control of the project
  • Tailor the use of specific project management techniques to each assignment (e.g. emphasizing risk management, or change management)
  • Report status to the Project Sponsor and escalate changes, issues, risks for resolution as needed
  • Collaborate with resource managers to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget
  • Achieve project objectives in conformance with organization project management methodologies and standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience in managing a team of people and/or in leading a team to achieve results
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects that yielded meaningful results
  • Experience engaging and communicating with key stakeholders including senior-level leadership
  • Experience with project change management, portfolio risk management, project communication management and organization change management
  • Experience using an enterprise project management system such as MS Project Server and MS Project

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree from an accredited institution
  • Certifications such as PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt or LEAN
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment
  • Experience in managing or working on projects across multiple departments using an SDLC methodology and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience with application and/or systems implementations or upgrades
  • Industry work experience in healthcare such as hospital, managed or long-term care, insurance, government or other healthcare agency
  • Experience leading teams focusing on professional growth and development and organizational goals