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Lead Project Manager, NCAL PMO(278798)

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Company: Kaiser Permanente

Location: Greenwood Village, CO

Date Posted: August 25, 2014

Source: Kaiser Permanente

Description

Encapsulates individuals who manage projects and programs within IT. It is organized around four areas: qualifications, project management competencies, personal competencies, and other requirements.

Essential Functions:
Overall :
Manages complex projects or multiple projects of moderate complexity .
Total Managed Project Budget : Up to $10 M.
Project Complexity :
Multiple Sites.
Up to 10 interdependent Work Tracks.
Scope of work encompasses multiple business units and may span across multiple portfolios.
Scope of project enhancements is across multiple applications, with applications spanning across multiple portfolios or BIO organizations.
Project scope includes internally, externally and ASP supported applications.
Project Integration Management :(Project Charter, Scope, Project Management Plan, Direct and Manage Project Execution, Control Work and Changes, Close Out).
Converts business cases to business plans.
Develops and executes user training plans.
Stays abreast of portfolio projects.
Develops framework and manages the tracking of interdependencies within or across projects.
Manages coordination across multiple stakeholders from both ...

Description

Encapsulates individuals who manage projects and programs within IT. It is organized around four areas: qualifications, project management competencies, personal competencies, and other requirements.

Essential Functions:
Overall :
Manages complex projects or multiple projects of moderate complexity .
Total Managed Project Budget : Up to $10 M.
Project Complexity :
Multiple Sites.
Up to 10 interdependent Work Tracks.
Scope of work encompasses multiple business units and may span across multiple portfolios.
Scope of project enhancements is across multiple applications, with applications spanning across multiple portfolios or BIO organizations.
Project scope includes internally, externally and ASP supported applications.
Project Integration Management :(Project Charter, Scope, Project Management Plan, Direct and Manage Project Execution, Control Work and Changes, Close Out).
Converts business cases to business plans.
Develops and executes user training plans.
Stays abreast of portfolio projects.
Develops framework and manages the tracking of interdependencies within or across projects.
Manages coordination across multiple stakeholders from both IT and Business to ensure project objectives are met.

Project Scope Management :(Scope planning, definition, WBS, scope verification, scope control).
Understands and consistently meets project stakeholder expectations within scope of project role by responding promptly to client/stakeholder inquiries.
Demonstrates knowledge and use of change management process.
Project Time Management :(Detailed activity and resource planning, on time control).
Responsible for accurate time reporting for project work they are leading.
Manages tracking of interdependencies across multiple sub-projects.
Responsible for measuring and reporting "on time" metric for assigned scope.
Project Cost Management :(Detailed activity and resource costing, on budget control, develop and manage forecasts).
Leverages knowledge and prior experience to develop appropriate solutions.
Responsible for measuring and reporting "on budget" metric for assigned scope.
Project Quality Management: (Project quality plan, perform quality assurance and control).
May provide quality reviews and guidance for projects.
Coordinates ith appropriate technical groups the development of and maintenance of the system acceptance test environment.
Ensures quality criteria are met before software is distributed.
Directs or may develop the quality/testing strategies for the project. Provides best practice recommendations and trade-off scenarios for consideration.
Project Human Resource Management :(HR Planning, Acquire, Develop, Manage Team).
Leverages knowledge of and trains members team in Project Management methodology, skills, and tools.
Provides input to performance appraisals for team members.
Provides direct, constructive feedback/ and coaching to team members.
Handles or escalates performance issues.
Provides project management mentoring for team members.
Conducts team building and development activities.
Establishes coordination across projects to ensure adequate resources are available and delivery commitments are met.
Oversees transition of project team members to new projects.
Project Communications Management :(Communications Planning, Information Distribution, Performance Reporting, Stakeholder Management).
Responsible for tracking and reporting accurate project and deliverable status for assigned scope of work.
Capable of developing communication presentations with minimal guidance.
This job description is not all encompassing.

Note: This position is located in Greenwood Plaza Colorado

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
Minimum six (6) years experience.
Education
Bachelor's degree in related field or four (4) years equivalent experience.
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
N/A

Additional Requirements:
Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute preferred.
Must maintain certification with Kaiser Permanente Information Technology's Project Management Academy per program requirements.
Healthcare industry experience.
Information technology experience.
Matches appropriate IT methods to identified clients needs.
Thorough knowledge of policies, practices and systems.
Regularly contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.
Considered functional expert in field within KP.
Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods.
Employs expertise as a generalist or specialist.
Leverages knowledge and prior business experience to develop and present rational conclusions, recommendations and implementation strategies and plans.
Having a wide-ranging experience uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues increative and effective ways.
Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Preferred Qualifications:
BA or BS preferred.

Primary Location
: Colorado-Greenwood Village-Greenwood Plaza IT 6560 Greenwood Plaza Blvd. Scheduled Hours (1-40): 40 Shift: Day Working Days: Mon-Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM

Schedule
: Full-time

Job Type
: Standard

Employee Status
: Regular Employee Group: Salaried Employees

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job
: Information Technology Public Department Name: Northern CA Regional IT Project Management Office

Travel
: Yes, 5 % of the Time Job Eligible for Benefits: Yes

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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