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The Sr Project Manager is responsible for end-to-end ownership of one or more projects. The Sr Project Manager will independently plan and effectively manage all aspects of assigned medium to large size projects (approximately $2-5M), including cost, schedule, scope, quality, value and project resources following the appropriate methodologies.
Deliver projects (in terms of complexity, risk and/or business criticality) through effective management of budget, schedule, scope, quality and value. Accountable for project communications, milestone tracking, resource planning, financials, risk assessment and contingency planning and escalation and resolution of critical issues to project sponsors/owners.
Develop the overall project plan, approach, objectives and key deliverables; identify/track key measures of success. Develop a comprehensive project plan incorporating deliverables, resource plans, milestones, accountabilities, and communication plan and time lines. Provide regular status reporting on plan progress, and ensure all company standards are followed. Ensure appropriate testing and quality reviews are conducted and receive sign-off.
Identify and align project resource requirements including employee and contractor resources and work with plan sponsors to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments and ensure successful project delivery. Provide effective leadership to project resources in a manner that ensures timely delivery on commitments/tasks in support of broader project deliverables (through informal performance feedback, coaching and skill development, etc.).
Work effectively with business partners, vendors and staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provide proactive project communication to project owner. Work to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensure appropriate integration to project plan. Effectively manage client expectations and resource requirements to ensure ownership and success.
Create and manage the overall project readiness plan and communicate impacts to appropriate stakeholders. Lead and participate in regular post-implementation reviews and present project metrics to assist with evaluation of project quality. Provide regular status reporting for assigned releases. Log, track and escalate high priority project issues that may impact ability to deliver a quality project according to plan.
Actively champion and contribute to the continuous improvement of project management best practices, using innovative ideas to increase effectiveness of the overall organization. Provide subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques.
Coach and mentor staff regarding technology, methodologies and standards. Proactively share knowledge and collaborate with IT teams to ensure quick and effective responses to customer needs. Maintain up-to-date business domain knowledge and technical skills in software development technologies and methodologies.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
7-10 years project management experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including executive level presentations
Successful track record of delivering projects that meet business objectives
Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools
Ability to formally present project related information in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
Excellent facilitation skills and ability to drive resolution to issues
Expert skills in project management methodologies, processes and industry standard tools
Successful experience driving cross-organizational teams to meet project objectives
Ability to relate well at all levels of the organization, building rapport and maintaining collaborative relationships
Strong understanding of contract management
Experience leading Data Analytics & Reporting projects strongly preferred
Background inClinical Applications, Data Analytics & Reporting, and/or Security
Agile experience (Scrum Master Certification)
Knowledge of LEAN continuous improvement principles
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.