Leads a team to the successful completion and delivery of Verity software Enterprise Implementation and Consolidation projects. Works with colleagues and customers to facilitate the day-to-day progress of multiple projects and has responsibility for project planning, control, budget, scope management, procurement, risk and issue management, contingency planning, project visibility, status reporting, and escalation. Demonstrates leadership when working with customers and project team in terms of communication, accountability and issue escalation. Works effectively with technical leads and vendors to ensure project is on time and within budget.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES – (The below listed duties are not all inclusive. This position must also perform other duties as assigned.):
Exhibits a high level of personal ownership over their projects.
Exhibits a high level of leadership among peers and stakeholders.
Effectively manages multiple projects.
Understands the project manager’s role and responsibilities during the 5 project phases (initiation, planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing).
Clearly articulates the vision and goal of a project. A project manager understands the project from multiple angles and perspectives
The ability to work effectively with project team members, stakeholders, product managers, and project sponsors.
The ability to manage tasks, budgets, schedules, and assignments and to ensure an achievable project scope.
The ability to create an integrated project plan for achieving schedule, budgetary quality, and performance baselines by defining well-understood and clearly assigned project tasks and responsibilities.
Willingness to improve efficiency by tailoring processes. Ability to tailor process to meet project objectives and product requirements while maintaining a disciplined approach to data capture, tracking, and reporting. A project manager proactively suggests alternatives, questions assumptions, and ensures clarity.
Executes projects at maximum speed through the critical path while maintaining quality standards.
Exhibits creativity when problem-solving and present a positive, customer-focused, solutions-oriented approach.
Effectively communicates through meetings, regular written status reports, and verbal project updates. A project manager is comfortable presenting to groups, including customers, and represents HealthStream in a professional manner.
Assesses, plans, and manages project risk and contingency tactics, anticipating and resolving issues before they escalate.
Manages changing requirements and expectations including task redefinition and reassignment.
Works constructively with functional managers. A project manager has a sense of organizational awareness, the boundaries spanning functional areas and a knowledge of functions, processes, and capabilities within the company.
Supports PMO standards and policies and assists in the revision of existing protocols and the creation of new protocols.
1. KNOWLEDGE/EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum three years of project management experience in end-to-end software development (project initiation through closing) or project management of similar projects. This experience may include new development, the integration of new and existing systems, or enhancements to an existing product or process.
2-4 years of software product/systems development or general management experience.
CAPM or PMP certification or equivalent experience
Significant experience and understanding of Internet/Web technologies.
BS or BA degree from an accredited, four-year institution.
Prefer formal project management training or education.
Prefer experience in the healthcare industry
2. SKILLS REQUIRED(manual, verbal or mental manipulation of data or things):
Supports the PMO by assisting in improving standards and protocols when appropriate.
Prefer experience with Microsoft Project
Effectively communicates through meetings, regular written status reports, and verbal project updates. Is comfortable presenting to large groups, senior executives, and customers and represents HealthStream in a professional manner.
Manages multiple success criteria for a project including but not exclusive to: product implementation, development and release, end-user training and documentation as well as transfer to operational support.
Exhibits a high level of personal ownership over projects. Accountable for the success of the project from an internal and end-user perspective.
Works with the project team to assess, manage, mitigate and escalate project risks so that they are controlled prior to becoming issues.
Initiates, builds, and maintains effective working partnerships with project team members, project stakeholders, project sponsors and functional managers of team members.
Constantly considers how project tasks could be completed faster or more efficiently, with higher quality, and at lower cost.
Exhibits creativity when problem-solving and presents a positive, customer-focused, solutions-oriented approach.
Willingness to improve efficiency by suggesting alternatives, questioning assumptions, and ensuring clarity in communication.
HealthStream is an equal opportunity employer. HealthStream prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individual employees or groups of employees on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law