Henry Ford Health System IT Senior Project Manager - Rochester Hills in Rochester Hills, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY: Working under general direction, responsible for all aspects of one or more medium to large sized IT projects of moderate to high complexity and provides a single point of accountability for those projects. May also assist in managing aspects of larger programs. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Incumbent could possess highly specialized knowledge of a specific technology. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Creates and implements project definitions, schedules, budgets, and objectives for one or more medium to large sized projects. Prepares detailed statements of work and gains concurrence and approval from stakeholders regarding various project aspects and adjusts accordingly. Participates in delivery assurance reviews to ensure adherence to project management policies and procedures.Assists in the staffing of projects. Organizes project team members to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives. Participates in work as applicable.Manages costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met.Performs ongoing review of project status; identifies possible project risks. Recommends and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate.Works in conjunction with team members and stakeholders to manage changes to technical requirements, business requirements and schedule of the project. Provides input on possible changes needed based on current project statusManages client, company and project team expectations for agreed upon project performance by obtaining, providing and monitoring project metrics. Recommends changes or alternate paths based upon performance and metrics.Oversees assigned personnel for projects. Assigns work and provides direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives. Addresses performance issues within prescribed guidelines. Provides performance input upon completion of project.Manages written and verbal stakeholder communication on the project goals, scope, schedule, budget and project status.Drives the project to make sure that the critical issues are identified, resolved or escalated to make sure that the project delivers successfully.Capable of getting into technical or functional details of project, if need be, to understand and help resolve the issue.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:Bachelor's degree in business administration, information technology, engineering or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.Seven (7) years of project management experience required; five (5) years project management experience in a Healthcare setting preferred.Experience working with a project management methodology.Experience working with delivery assurance principles and appropriate procedures relevant to area.Experience working with techniques and approaches related to the architecture, development, integration, and deployment of project phases.Experience in IT system implementations and/or system maintenance activities.Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem-solving environment.Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED:PMI certification or ITIL Intermediate Certified required within 6 months of hire.

Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.