Position Summary/Career Interest
Are you willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done right?
Do you want to be a part of a supportive and collaborative team who is invested in the growth and advancement of a large health system?
Would you enjoy the opportunity to work on new and exciting projects that grow your project management skills?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, this opportunity as a Project Manager in our Healthcare Information Technology group at The University of Kansas Health System might be right for you!
Project Managers at The University of Kansas Health System are responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of Information Technology projects within the agreed upon budget, scope, and timeline. These projects range from all sizes and include multi-year, multi-million-dollar projects for the health system. Having the ability to manage numerous small and medium projects across various functional disciplines as well as a general knowledge of the management of information technology systems and processes is a must have for success. Mentorship and support is provided by this team on a daily basis and continuous collaboration is how they seek to improve their skills. As a fast-growing health system, there are exciting opportunities for this team to positively impact healthcare offered in the Kansas City metro!
Performs day-to-day management of all phases of small and medium sized projects assigned to the portfolio; these phases include initiation, detailed design and development, build, testing, training, and deployment.
Demonstrates strong communication and presentation skills including the ability to facilitate discussions across disciplines.
Coordinates all project activities with business owners/stakeholders and cross-functional teams: technical, application, operational subject matter experts, and vendors.
Creation and management of project plans, issues, risk mitigation plans, project budget, SharePoint worksites, and all other project management-related documentation.
Collaborates closely with the business owners, stakeholders, and IT teams to identify and document detailed objectives and deliverables that might impact strategic direction.
Determines project requirements and deliverables to develop the project scope, schedule, and cost using established PMO processes and best practices.
Manages and maintains project schedule and milestones through project team status updates; review and manage all changes to the requirements through a formally defined scope change process.
Works with management, up to Director level, in an effective, proactive manner. Communicating frequently to provide project status, including project health, issues, risks, and impacts on the schedule including scope changes.
Measures and monitors progress at clearly defined points to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations; balancing scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks.
Support Sr. Project Managers by assisting with a portion of the large project/program deliverables.
Proactively develops and enhances PMO methodology.
Anticipates and meets, or exceeds, internal and/or external customer expectations and requirements; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers.
Ability to work and thrive in a dynamic environment.
High School diploma
3 years project management experience is required
Proficiency in Microsoft products: Project, Office, and Visio
Read, write and speak English
PMP certification from the Project Management Institute