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Sr. Project Manager

Remote, TN 37203

Posted: 09/30/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 517027 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Job Summary 
We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to head up various cross functional projects. The Project Manager complies with procedures and leads cross functional projects throughout each project's development and execution. The successful candidate has a full understanding of the PMO function and will demonstrate independent judgement obtaining solutions. They will also work with PMO leadership and cross-functional partners to provide status updates and results of the project.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Project Manager  will introduce best practices and standardized project management tools  to  support the business  and  develop a disciplined approach to  cross-functional  projects. 
  • Collaborate  with Project Leads to prepare and maintain required project management documents and tools to facilitate project timelines,  team communication, meeting planning, and documentation of decisions and action items.
  • Develop, maintain, track, and drive project  timelines for assigned projects. Keep Project  Leads and team members updated when risks or issues are identified that may impact goals. 
  • Prepare meeting agendas, facilitates meeting, and takes meeting minutes. Track’s meeting decisions, issues, and action items.
  • Provide project level support to cross-functional teams and Project Leads to ensure milestones and goals are achieved in accordance with the established budget.
  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate project team interactions and meetings to enable accurate project planning and  monitoring of timelines.   Must  capture, review, and distribute agendas and meeting minutes.
  • Enable effective collaboration cross functionally, communicate project status to  Project Leads and/ or PMO leadership  and provide resolution options/recommendations for project issues.
  • Provide and manage  required  dashboards for each assigned project. 
  • Provide analysis expertise and tools to the project teams for strategic planning and operational execution.
  • Provide support on PMO processes including product development process, team model, project governance, development plans, critical path, decision trees and project financials.
  • Provide support to create and maintain SharePoint and other document repository)  sites as needed and addresses any questions, or issues.
  • Monitor project  process and workflow  and collaborate with teams to identify opportunities for improvement and optimization.
  • Identify and manage initiatives and enhancement opportunities for the PMO team.
  • Establishes performance metrics to ensure projects are completed timely and service levels are met.
  • Regularly evaluates  plans and  takes action to resolve problems to accomplish department tasks and goals.
Qualifications and Skills 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (scientific or healthcare discipline preferred).
  • 6+ years’ (8+ for Sr. PM) experience in a similar role.
  • Able to work on assignments requiring judgement  to resolve issues or to make recommendations as needed.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to with little instruction and multitask under pressure.
  • Understands and can work with budgetary information. 
  • Able to apply  problem-solving and analytical skills  to  day-to-day  tasks.
  • PC literacy required; MSOffice skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proficiency with dashboard reporting and other cloud-based project management scheduling tools and enterprise software and other software tools to organize, synthesize, and communicate cross functional project information.
  • Knowledge of project  management methodologies, concepts,  techniques  and tools is required.  PMP Certification (or equivalent) a plus.
  • Models our core values: Compassion, Courage, Collaboration and Excellence.
  • Must be able to travel up to 20%.
*CO candidates may not be considered
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