Project Manager (Information Services)

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 10-09-2018
Job Title: Project Manager, Information Services
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Los Feliz/Silver Lake Area

Reporting to the Information Services PMO, IS Project Manager will be accountable for management of a variety of initiatives across one or multiple portfolios. The Project Manager will assume primary control of projects in a matrix environment, accountable for scope, schedule & budget.

Primary responsibilities and activities include a majority of the following:
  • Work across various portfolios to execute business demand
  • Support initiatives across all phases of the Project Management & System Development Life Cycle
  • Plan, schedule and track multiple projects, with related cost estimation & scope control responsibilities
  • Support project-chartering process and project setup
  • Identify, prioritize and mitigate project risks
  • Provide an escalation channel to the PMO & Project stakeholders
  • Manage a cross-functional team driving motivation, collaboration & performance
  • Implement project management processes appropriate to the size and scope of the project
  • Provide timely project status on a recurring basis regarding project metrics (schedule, budget variances)
  • Provide oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project
  • Review the project's medium-term benefits (for example, to support business-case process improvement)
  • Drive the project closure process & ensure operational hand-off is successful Minimum Experience Required:
  • At least 3 years direct work experience in an IT project or program management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Proven experience in managing full life cycle information systems projects, large scale systems development and/or information technology initiatives preferably in Healthcare
  • Experience in a healthcare environment preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal & non-verbal)

Minimum Education/Training Required:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Systems or combination of experience and study is desirable

License,‚Äč Registration or Certification Required:
PMI certification or equivalent experience is highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Identify project requirements to the necessary level for planning and scheduling purposes
  • Estimate the project's effort from functional requirements, working with technical domain experts o Prioritize trade-offs between on-time, on-scope or on-budget delivery
  • Skilled at project scheduling, including via automated tools, and can analyze progress and trade-offs
  • Able to manage multiple projects in parallel of varying size and scope
  • Implement project change process, as appropriate for scope control and change processes o Can debate effectively for or against project changes, as appropriate
  • Sufficient communication and organization skills to implement a formal communications plan
  • Capable of project risk assessment, monitoring and mitigation planning
  • Team management & leadership skills sufficient to facilitate conflict and issue resolution
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Project, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio & Word
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