Project Manager Intermediate Information Technology (Work from Home - Pennsylvania Resident))
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-38815
Assemble project team, establish authority as project manager, gain consensus, and develop and effectively communicate a clear understanding of the project scope, objectives, mandates, timeframe, budget, and other project requirements. Actively participates in and champions the establishment, continual improvement, and adoption of project management and other best practices through the IT PMO. Create and support an environment of collaboration and mutual support between the functional IT teams and the IT PMO.
Assemble project team, establish authority as project manager, gain consensus, and develop and effectively communicate a clear understanding of the project scope, objectives, mandates, timeframe, budget and other project requirements.
Ensure project requirements, constraints, and assumptions are defined, documented, and effectively communicated in order to establish the project deliverables using requirements gathering techniques.
Ensure realistic labor and cost estimates are applied to project activities and tasks in support of project plan and schedule development.
Collects status information regularly from the project team and maintains visibility to overall project status for stakeholders and IT leadership.
Establishes and executes on a communications plan meeting the needs of the project, including status meetings, status reports, change management, and issue escalation.
Creates agendas, ensures the capture of minutes, and conducts meetings in an effective and efficient manner.
Manage changes to project scope, schedule, and costs using appropriate verification techniques so as to keep the project plan accurate and reflective of authorized project changes Maintains, documents, and communicates scope and schedule variances to plan to leadership as appropriate and per the communications plan.
Manage project risks through facilitating pro-active risk identification and management and ensuring appropriate contingency plans are developed and implemented to minimize the probability of and impact to the project.
Organize, manage, and direct project team tasks to assure proper application of project management standards, best practices, tools, and methodologies in project work.
Engages and effectively communicates in a timely fashion with stakeholders, including project sponsors, project team members, IT functional management, and IT leadership on all project tasks and deliverables, including requirements, scope, plans, staffing, budget, risks, issues, schedules, and status.
Ensures timely and accurate collection of labor hours related to the project.
Participate in and provide guidance related to vendor management associated to assigned projects including but is not limited to, contract negotiations, invoicing issues lists and new product evaluations.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
Work Hours: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Must be a commutable same day drive as travel will be required within the Geisinger footprint for on-site go lives and/or mandatory on-site meetings.
PMP certification preferred
Employee Value Proposition: Opportunity to be involved with managing transformational projects at Geisinger within a great team environment.
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 5 years-Relevant experience* (Required), Minimum of 3 years-Managing people, processes, or projects (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.