Senior IT Project Leader

Job ID: J141255
Company: HM Health Solutions Inc.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Mar 14, 2019

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Description

This job directly applies project leadership to multiple large complex product and technology solutions throughout the Infrastructure & Security group. The Incumbent exhibits and applies the core behaviors which define success for HMHS and our customers: Purposeful Execution, Teamwork, Transformational Leadership, and a Customer-First mentality. This requires a commitment to on-time/on-budget delivery, promoting a culture of collaboration among all project stakeholders, thinking and planning strategically in areas of risk mitigation and overall project direction, and a dedicated focus on bringing value to our customers.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a project leader for the definition, planning, and delivery of multiple large-scale product and technology projects, working with the executive sponsor (Director or higher) and other management as required to ensure achievement of the defined project goals. Receive high risk, visible efforts, must take a lead role in the successful delivery and implementation of cross-functional activities to achieve the desired results for a defined program and/or strategic initiative
  • Drive the day-to-day operation of projects (including budgetary oversight and staffing) ensuring that all projects are reliably delivered on time, on budget and with a consistently high standard of quality
  • Collaborate with all project stakeholders to proactively identify and mitigate project risks with frequent reevaluation and re-prioritization of the risk register. Determine communication strategies and execute those to provide accurate and timely project information. Efficiently summarize and present complex ideas and/or data into a format that can be understood by all levels of the organization
  • Cultivate a customer-first attitude by forging relationships with stakeholders to better understand their needs and goals, and seek to discern what the customer impact will be for each project decision and/or action taken
  • Other duties as assigned or requested

REQUIRED EDUCATION

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Management Information Science (MIS), or related field

PREFERRED EDUCATION

  • Master's Degree in Business Administration, or Management Information

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • 5 - 7 years of work experience in Project Management
  • 5 years of work experience delivering business solutions using Information Technology

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

  • Proven work experience successfully delivering technology solutions in the field of healthcare infrastructure and/or security
  • Project Management Professions (PMP) or other qualifying certification in Project Management

PREFERRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

SKILLS

  • Customer-first mindset. Skilled at anticipating customers' needs and the ability to build relationships that enable collaboration among all stakeholders and vendors
  • Ability to drive change and thrive in ambiguity
  • Can successfully manage scope, people and budgets through strategic planning of multiple projects not only for current phases, but for the future as well
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Is articulate and can communicate succinctly to multiple levels within a matrixed organization; must be comfortable presenting to large and diverse audiences
  • Assertive leader who can analyze complex problems and works proactively to overcome obstacles by identifying risk and planning out mitigation and contingency strategies
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including experience with conflict resolution. Ability to pull together a group of people with diverse skills and make a functional team
  • Passion for leading projects and interacting with people to drive technical solutions to a successful completion
  • Proven ability to influence change and negotiate solutions
  • Ability to lead others who will be running smaller sub-projects and provide mentorship/coaching to less experienced staff

Travel Requirement

0% - 25%

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

Referral Payout Level: 2

Summary

This job directly applies project leadership to multiple large complex product and technology solutions throughout the Infrastructure & Security group.  The Incumbent exhibits and applies the core behaviors which define success for HMHS and our customers: Purposeful Execution, Teamwork, Transformational Leadership, and a Customer-First mentality.  This requires a commitment to on-time/on-budget delivery, promoting a culture of collaboration among all project stakeholders, thinking and planning strategically in areas of risk mitigation and overall project direction, and a dedicated focus on bringing value to our customers.

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