HIT Project Management Specialist, Senior
Job ID: R0042235 | Project Management (IT) | Full Tim | Charlottesville, VA
The Health Information & Technology (HIT) Project Management Specialist, Senior oversees small to extra-large-sized technology projects and enterprise programs. They assemble project teams, assign individual responsibilities, develop project schedules, and determine resources needed, as well as coordinate other PMs in a program setting. They are familiar with the entire scope and requirements of the project/program and serve as liaison between HIT and the functional area management and executives. Recognized as technical project management resource within the Medical Center with skills in performing highly complex, longer-term, strategically significant assignments, they are generally given significant latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments. Coordinates and works in partnership with the UVA Program Management Office (PMO) to follow UVA standards for project work. Their assignments are typically multifaceted and may be cross-discipline, requiring significant coordination and planning. They work under general supervision, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed or when unprecedented problems arise. They serve as a resource and provide guidance to HIT Leadership on complex problems, work processes, and policies. They provide input on project staffing/hiring decisions and project-related performance, although they do not have supervisory responsibilities over team members. Their interactions are generally with HIT leaders/team members, Medical Center leaders/team members, and external vendors and service providers.
  • Experience managing all aspects of the planning, development, and implementation of assigned projects as a single point of contact for those efforts.
  • Adept at defining project scope, objectives, and success indicators, as well as managing projects from original concept through final implementation.
  • Acts as program manager as needed when multiple, interconnected projects rely on coordination between project managers.
  • Ability to develop detailed work plans, schedules, projected estimates, resource plans, and status reports and to ensure adherence to quality standards, review of project deliverables, and project tracking and analysis.
  • Ensures alignment of technology with operational requirements and maintain operational engagement and oversight throughout project.
  • Develops policies and mandates to support the project and manage risk, based on understanding of organizational strategy and goals.
  • Accountable for adherence to budget, schedule, and scope of project.
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and track and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Provides leadership, technical, and analytical guidance to project team and recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of the problem.
  • Collects, analyzes, and summarizes information and trends as needed to prepare detailed project status/capacity reports.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $93,142.40 - $149,032.00 Annually

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering, or related discipline.
  • Experience: At least eight years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Licensure: PMP preferred and required within 4 years of hire.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Strong understanding and experience of IT system development lifecycle methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Thorough understanding of information technology procedures and practices.
  • Thorough understanding of project management principles and planning.
  • Organization and attention to detail.

Additional Skills:
  • IT domain knowledge in healthcare applications and/or infrastructure experience a plus.
  • Resource management software experience a plus.
  • Healthcare experience a plus.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

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