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IT Project Manager Senior


Department Description: Information Technology (IT) has undertaken a multi-year effort to harmonize IT systems across Beth Israel Lahey Health. IT staff members may have the opportunity to participate in special projects that span Beth Israel Lahey Health as part of this harmonization effort. This position may be assigned to work on special projects, and other job duties, as needed.

Job Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Req ID: 46647BR


Job Summary: Under general direction of the IT Director, Project Management Team, provides project management leadership and direction for medium to large critical projects. Creates detailed project plans, project scope documents, and maintains issues lists and other related documentation. Utilizes BILH standard PMO policies and procedures for project management methodology and defining, testing, and installing the information technology clinical applications and other initiatives based upon the user-defined business requirements and best practices. Provides an effective liaison between the business departments, the project Committee and the information Services department, as well as, external vendors providing IS related project management services. Provides mentorship and training to other members of the PMO team and IT analysts.

Essential Responsibilities:
  1. Directs and manages complex project development from beginning to end. Typically 'medium' or `large' sized projects working with all levels of BILH leadership will be managed.
  2. Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with management and stakeholders.
  3. Develops full-scale project plans and associated communications documents, as well as track project milestones and deliverables and issues lists.
  4. Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  5. Collaborates with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  6. Estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  7. Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team.
  8. Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations when applicable.
  9. Manages changes in project scope, identifies deviations or areas of potential conflict, and devises contingency plans.
  10. Mentors and advises IT colleagues on tools, best practices, application project management, and cost and schedule analysis.
Required Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
  2. 8-10 years related work experience required.
  3. A minimum of 7 years of formal Project Management experience with at least 5 years of experience working in IT or with systems. Minimum of 2 years of experience using of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology.
  4. Advanced experience creating Business Requirements, Project Plans, Project Schedules and associated project materials. Experience with supporting both purchased and in-house developed hardware and software applications.
  5. Familiarity with healthcare clinical applications development, support planning and ongoing applications management.
  6. Advanced technical computer skills as required for technical support specific to functional area and related systems.
Competencies:
  1. Decision Making: Ability to make decisions that are guided by precedents, policies and objectives. Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area.
  2. Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are highly varied, complex and often non-recurring, requiring staff input, innovative, creative, and Lean diagnostic techniques to resolve issues.
  3. Independence of Action: Ability to set goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines. Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.
  4. Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
  5. Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
  6. Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
  7. Team Work: Ability to lead collaborative teams for larger projects or groups both internal and external to the Medical Center and across functional areas. Results have implications for the management and operations of multiple areas of the organization.
  8. Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Physical Nature of the Job:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally
EOE Statement

BIDMC is EOE M/F/VET/DISABILITY/GENDER IDENTITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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