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Senior Project Manager, Informatics & Analytics

Company: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Location: Shrewsbury
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY: - -Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the Senior Project Manager is a service leader on multiple projects who has a solid understanding of project management best practice as well as the analytical capabilities to support business analyst tasks when needed. The Senior Project Manager collaborates with subject matter experts and the team to define features, tasks, user stories, business processes and acceptance criteria for the project launch. This role will act as a subject matter expert and initial point of contact for the entire project. This role is responsible for removing roadblocks/impediments and protecting the team from distractions in order to facilitate delivery of customer value with their desired business processes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: ---- Manage several projects across the institution through full project's life-cycle -in a matrix environment --- Responsible for scoping and delivering projects end-to-end, including collecting business requirements from internal and external stakeholders, creating specifications, driving project schedules from initiation to closure, risk management and change control--- Responsible for making appropriate trade-offs -to optimize project schedule, manage communication plan, manage roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to cross-functional project teams--- Facilitates recurring project meetings and communications with key stakeholders including but not limit to project planning, weekly and daily stand-ups--- Communicates and reports status and progress toward achieving project's goals and overall business objectives to the product owner, department leadership, executive steering committee and other stakeholders --- Removes impediments and minimizes disruptions to the project team's execution and success --- Collaborates with the team to develop solutions and escalate issues as appropriate--- Creates and maintains project issue log and project plan--- Manage project's health and monitors relevant metrics such as scope, schedule, and budget to pro-actively -manage the project's quality assurance and risk management reporting and escalation--- Research high-level business requirements and prepares user story workshop materials--- Facilitates user story/feature workshops to determine business feature requirements and works with other business analysts to create business requirement documentation (BRD)--- Ensures feature requirements meet the definitions defined by the business unit the project is supporting--- Acts as a subject matter expert and initial point of contact to the project--- Manage change control process and requests for the entire project--- Oversees implementation activities including testing, training and cut-over -activities as required--- Work with internal departments and external vendors, as needed, to develop solutions for business needs--- Represent the Worcester campus in multi-campus and University wide systems projects--- Perform other duties and projects as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree with at least 6+ years of project management experience 6 years or more of working experience in product/systems implementation and leading cross-functional teams6 years or more of process improvement experience and executing strategic and operational transformationExperience driving large, complex, and multi-million dollars projects from beginning to endProven ability to identify, analyze, and solve ambiguous problems independently with an extreme attention to detailMaturity, judgment, and proven ability to lead and influence othersMust be adaptable to frequent changes, and utilizing effective decision making with limited information in dynamic situationsStrong facilitation skills and excellent organization skillsAbility to organize and prioritize tasks and manage multiple prioritiesAbility to work effectively as part of a team and with staff at all levels of the organizationAbility and experience to work with third party vendorExcellent oral and written communications skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of managementPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:PMP/CSM issued by PMI preferred or intention to pursue PMP/CSMPrevious working experience as project manager/senior project managerPrevious implementation project management experiencePrevious supervising or managing experience

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Keywords: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester , Senior Project Manager, Informatics & Analytics, Executive , Shrewsbury, Massachusetts

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