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Sr. Project Manager - System PMO

Company: Rush University Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Sr. Project Manager - System PMO
Department: Project Mgt Office
Shift: 1st
Specialty: Project management
Job Number: 2022-1460
Date Posted: 05/12/2022
Position Type: Information Services


Job Qualifications:

Sr. Project Manager - System PMO



Job Summary:

This position is responsible for facilitating successful project delivery including the planning, scheduling, execution, and closing of all assigned projects within established budget and schedule. Utilizing Project Management (PM) methodologies, while managing all project team members (organizational resources and engaged third party vendors/consultants) to deliver solutions according to project scope and goals. Supporting the execution and coordinating the projects of multiple team members and leaders. Overseeing relevant project documents and deliverables and report on progress throughout the project life cycle as well as acquire a deep understanding of Rush's internal administrative systems and existing capabilities, in order to support the operations team in the efforts to drive operational efficiencies and provide solutions to a variety of business challenges. Providing guidance, coaching and support for less experienced colleagues. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

· Effectively manages multiple projects simultaneously leveraging required and available resources as needed.
· Directs and manages project development and progress from beginning to end.
· Guides teams as they work with project sponsors and business stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, tasks, milestones, budgets, and measures of success.
· Establishes project governance with key leaders and stakeholders and facilitate governance activities to ensure leadership effectively clears roadblocks and promotes the success of the project.
· Acts as liaison between IT stakeholders to strengthen understanding of business-aligned goals.
· Drafts and submits budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes.
· Plans, estimates, and control project costs, including resource planning, to ensure project is delivered on time and within budget.
· Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
· Estimates and identifies the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
· Negotiates with contractors and internal department managers for the acquisition of required personnel.
· Develops scaled project plans and associated communications documents using standard tools.
· Identifies and manages project resource needs and goals - strategies, staffing, scheduling, issue resolution, contingency plans, communication plans, and change control.
· Facilitate or participates in routine project team meetings to establish and continually manage project requirements and expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
· Coaches, mentors, and motivates project team members and contractors, influencing them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
· Provides project management coaching and mentoring to others in the organization.
· Determines the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyzes results and troubleshoots problem areas.
· Tracks and reports status (progress, next steps, issues) against project plans to appropriate stakeholders and senior management based upon agreed to communication plans.
· Collaborates and coordinates efforts with those of the organizational performance improvement infrastructure.
· Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path.
· Identifies and resolves issues/conflicts and/or escalates where appropriate for resolution.
· Proactively manages potential scope and schedule changes. Where required, escalates based upon standards established within communication plan.
· Guides team in the maintenance of project management guidelines, training programs, policies, and procedures.
· Conducts project lessons learned sessions and creates a recommendations report in order to develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
· Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Job Qualifications:

· Bachelor's degree in business administration, projection management, health care or related discipline.
· At least six years of project management experience required.
· PMP or Lean Six Sigma Certification required within one year of hire.
· Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills.
· Through knowledge of formal project management methodologies and proven skill in effective execution required.
· Proficient and functional knowledge of MS Office (including Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Access, Outlook) and Project Management software.
· Thorough knowledge of formal project management methodologies and proven skill in effective execution.
· Strong time management and prioritization skills.
· Ability to execute project management leveraging Lean process improvement methodology required.
· Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization.
· Demonstrates strong knowledge and competency regarding lean tools, methods and mindset.
· Hours outside normal business hours may be occasionally required to meet project deadlines.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

· Professional in Project Management (PMP) or Lean Six Sigma certification.
· Ability to execute project management leveraging Lean process improvement methodology.

Company Highlights:
Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.
The Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) has awarded Rush full accreditation for three years. Rush is one of the first academic medical centers in Illinois to receive this accreditation.
As an academic medical center, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, is committed to advancing medical knowledge through research. Investigators at Rush are involved in more than 1,600 projects, including hundreds of clinical studies to test the effectiveness and safety of new therapies and medical devices, as well as to expand scientific and medical knowledge.
RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.
Rush University is home to one of the first medical colleges in the Midwest and one of the nation's top-ranked nursing colleges, as well as graduate programs in allied health, health systems management and biomedical research.


Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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