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IS Project Manager - Infrastructure

Location:  Park West 
Requisition #:  34276

JOB SUMMARY

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring a Sr. IS Project Manager of Infrastructure to join our permanent team.  The IS Project Manager provides effective management of medium sized IT infrastructure and security projects or multiple smaller projects. This is accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks, as defined in the methodology. The project manager is responsible for delivering several key project artifacts, and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. The project manager must also actively manage to the project budget from a dollar spend and a resource perspective.

EDUCATION
  • College degree or equivalent experience
CERTIFICATION SUMMARY
  • No professional certifications required
EXPERIENCE*
  • 3 years supporting and/or managing IT Infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrated project management experience of multiple small to medium projects or one large or complex project from beginning through execution
  • Experience with generally known project management software (e.g. – Microsoft Project), commercially available healthcare or business software packages (e.g. – Microsoft Office Suite) is required
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*
  • IT Project management 
  • Bachelor’s degree
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT systems, terminology, and processes for the purpose of project administration
  • Demonstrated understanding of application implications of moderate technical complexity
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and time management skills and display the following aptitudes: communication, problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing and explaining project information and status to management, staff, and vendors
  • Able to develop and maintain good working relationships and to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines, including administrative and executive staff
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*
  1. Project Management Methodology and Standards
    • Follow and apply established standards, methodology and processes to all project activities.
    • Create Project Management deliverables as defined by the methodology.
    • Manage all aspects of a project, including but not limited to:  resources, budgets, schedules, scope, and stakeholders.
    • Follow prescribed change management processes.
  2. Achievement of business objectives and goals
    • Plan, direct, drive and coordinate activities to ensure project goals and objectives are accomplished within defined scope, time and budget.
    • Identify all stakeholders impacted by chartered work.
    • Identify all requirements. Modify plans per changing priorities, policies and resources for continued alignment to business objectives.
  3. Workload
    • Oversee multiple simultaneous projects across teams.
    • Ensure deliverables from project team members are completed to deliver desired business outcomes.
    • Create and maintain detailed schedules using prescribed PM software.
    • Maintain all project info within PPM tool and project site on a timely basis.
    • Collaborate with Resource Managers to appropriately staff and manage projects.
    • Escalate issues and risks in a timely manner following appropriate escalation paths.
    • Manage vendor efforts to ensure on time and on budget delivery.
  4. Management/Stakeholder Communication
    • Prepare reports summarizing resource utilization and project performance against schedule and budgets.
    • Proactively provide Stakeholders with clear, concise, professional, level-appropriate verbal/written communications.
    • Prepare presentations for project management and senior management relating to project status and needs.
  5. Team Communication
    • Provide clear, appropriate verbal/written communications to project team.
    • Collaborate with team members to set amenable meeting schedule.
    • Facilitate communication between technical SMEs and business owners, translating into laymen’s terms.
  6. Leadership
    • Provide feedback on current standards, methodologies and processes to continuously improve the PMO.
    • Provide meaningful performance feedback on project team members to their leaders, as appropriate.
    • Facilitate discussions across teams and departments to support decision making to drive projects forward (e.g., solicit decision paper feedback).
    • Collaborate with various levels of stakeholders across multiple departments with differing needs.
  7. Education and Compliance
    • Participate in team/department meetings and trainings.
    • Use Children’s competencies and assigned goals to guide and model conformance to job expectations.
SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Not Present
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Not Present
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
WORKING CONDITIONS*
No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for fourteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  2800 Century Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA  30345
Function:  Information Technology - Project Management


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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