Texas Health Resources Project Manager II in Arlington, Texas
Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Project Manager II to work full time in their IT Project Management Office.
The address is 612 East Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011.
Salary range is Minimum $42.71/hr. to Maximum $62.77/hr. – based on relevant experience
- Full Time; 1 st Shift
The Project Manager II (PM II) role is responsible for providing project management and limited program management guidance for the projects to which they are assigned through the production of plans, documentation of project deliverables, high quality stakeholder communication and adherence to all PMO procedures and processes. The prime responsibility is to ensure assigned projects and programs produce the required deliverables within the defined quality, time and cost constraints and to facilitate realization of the benefits defined for the assigned projects and programs.
The PM II is an experienced project manager who provides project leadership for all sizes of standard and enterprise level projects and small, non-complex programs. The PM II must have a strong understanding of the standard processes and tools used by the PMO. The PM II will help develop and refine the PMO processes and deliverables and will mentor less-experienced PMs when needed.
Resource Management and Project Delivery
Engages the appropriate resource managers to determine the proper team resources needed for each project
Negotiates the required resource hours and availability for all resources on the project team
Proactively tracks the resource usage within each project and manages projected to actual hours variances with the resource managers
Develops relationships with the project resources and resource managers to ensure cooperation when resource availability issues arise
Manages project resources in a mostly virtual environment
Work with vendors to identify the appropriate resources needed for the project and release the resources when they are no longer needed
Performs all standard PMO time approval processes without issue in a timely manner
Proactively ensures that all project deliverables are completed on time and are aligned directly with the overall project requirements
Monitors project stakeholder expectations to ensures that the project is addressing the needs of the project sponsor(s) and business owner(s)
Ensures that the project testing methodology encompasses all of the project requirements
Completes project documentation fully and at the appropriate time to provide direction for the project
Creates complete project plans and adheres to the project baseline process in a timely manner
All project documentation and deliverables are expected to be of high quality
Risk and Issue Management
Leads the project team to identify any risks to the projects including internal, external and environmental risks
Documents, addresses and monitors project risks
Manages the process to assess the potential impact and probability of the identified risks
Determines with the project team and stakeholders the appropriate response action for identified risks and creates the action plans for the agreed upon response
Identifies and documents project issues
Develops action plans to address project issues including ownership assignment, due dates, vendor management and stakeholder communication
Appropriately manages issue escalation through the project team chain of command and the ITS chain of command with assistance from direct management when needed
Provides complete and concise project communications to project team, stakeholders and executives
Develops project communication plans that serve as a roadmap to drive project communications, problem escalations, decision making and executive summary
Leads the project team to determine communications requirements outside of the project that are needed due to the impacts of the project to those outside the project team
Utilizes appropriate communication styles to gain consent and avoid or diffuse conflict within the project teams
Facilitates meetings involving senior leadership and/or project steering committee meetings for complex projects
Engages in direct communication with project team members and stakeholders to develop strong relationships
Creates meaningful and useful project status reports that include appropriate detail to describe the current state of the projects
Time Management, Procurement Management and Organizational Change
Works with team to define project activities
Properly sequences activities with time estimates
Ensures activity sequencing and estimation are executed
Manages and updates schedules to clearly define when the project will be complete
Ensures Project Schedule Status is driven from the project schedule
Assists in managing the budget of projects as required
Understands how to onboard and offboard resources in a timely manner to avoid overruns and contract modifications
Understands when to engage Legal and Contracting to resolve issues or gain insight on the terms and conditions
Understands the difference between organization change management and technical change management
Measures resistance in adoption within a project and when to leverage an Organizational Change Management resource to
assist in adoption
Communicates the awareness and desire needs for a project
Possesses a general understanding of the ADKAR model and how to use it to drive adoption
Documents and reviews the project scope and requirements at the beginning of the project
Ensures the project scope is adequately defined and understood by the full project team through development of a work breakdown structure
Tracks the scope of the project throughout the project lifecycle
Recognizes scope changes and raises awareness to management that current scope is at risk
Manages any scope change requests or scope creep
Validates that all project requirements are accounted for in the planning and execution of the project
Works with the project team to determine strategic impacts of the project and includes workflow and communication changes in the scope of the project
Creates the proper project baselines to be able to track the timeline and resource impacts of any scope creep or scope changes
Leadership, Innovation, Education, Mentoring
Manages vendor and functional area relationships with minimal assistance or guidance from direct management
Ensures team alignment on project goals, objectives and business outcomes
Respond effectively to new information, situations and individuals
Mentors less experienced PMs on the standard processes used within the PMO
Works with the project teams to understand how project connects to broader company goals as well as other projects and initiatives that are in progress or are planned
Gathers and analyzes information needed to improve satisfaction levels of clients
Assists subject matter experts to resolve project challenges
Develops and leverages project management plans that direct how the project will be managed
Engages in process improvement activities for the betterment of the PMO and THR
Constantly seeks to improve professional and industry knowledge and develop skills to enhance the ability to provide leadership to projects and to THR
Agile Project Management
Drives projects to completion leveraging an Agile methodology
Possesses ability to lead Kanban based projects
Recognizes which projects should utilize Kanban versus Scrum techniques
Has working knowledge and proof of leading an Agile project
This role will provide a combination of virtual and onsite support to multiple Texas Health locations including our hospitals and clinics.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Clinical Field, Business or related field required or 4 additional years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
5 years’ experience in project management required including experience in creating requirements, project plans, project schedules, and driving projects to key dates required.
4 years’ experience in an information technology or healthcare environment preferred.
Licenses and Certifications:
PMP – Project Management Professional Certification required upon hire Or
Professional Scrum Master or Certified Scrum Master required for hires and promotions as of Sept 1, 2020
Skills and Abilities:
Proficient user of Project Management Tools (such as Microsoft project, Portfolio Management, and SharePoint) – MS Office Tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio)
Good understanding of Project Management Body of Knowledge “PMBOK” disciplines (Integration, Scope, Time, Quality, Human resources, Communications, Risk Management, and Procurement)
Excellent verbal, writing and interpersonal communication skills
General knowledge in leading project using Agile tools
Demonstrated expertise in leading Kanban delivery models of Agile
In general, the project manager has communicated a specialty subject matter in which they are experienced leading the particular type of project (i.e. Infrastructure, Security, Clinical Applications, Business Applications, Hospital Operations, etc.)
Why Texas Health Resources?
Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.
Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.
At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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