Department Name: H3997:EVPHA Information Technology
UK HealthCare (UKHC) Information Technology Services (ITS) is seeking an experienced, certified, IT professional for a Project Manager position within the Project & Portfolio Management Office (PMO). This senior level role will be accountable for efficient, effective delivery of professional services required to support the UK Healthcare Enterprise. The role requires frequent interaction, collaboration, planning, and cooperation with senior level UKHC leadership and stakeholders required to develop and deliver projects that meet Enterprise Business Objectives. This position will operate in a matrixed organization that requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, and the ability to lead large multi-disciplinary teams through significant amount of varied work assignments.
The following information represents typical skills and function required to successfully function in the Project Manager role:
Develop, monitor, and control detailed Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) that can be used to develop Project Plans, Project Schedules, Resource Plans, Performance Metrics, Project Milestones, and Business Case(s).
Mentor and/or lead stakeholders and associates in the mastery of project management principles and tools.
Ensure adherence to established UKHCITSPMO project methodologies.
Align projects with business strategy.
Develop, monitor, and manage Program/Project budgets.
Develop, monitor, and manage Resource Plans.
Develop, edit, and publish documentation relative to Project Delivery and Support of the end solution.
Develop project briefings, updates, status reports, etc. in a format suitable for briefing senior level UKHC leadership.
UK HealthCare is a comprehensive healthcare system consisting of the medical, nursing, health sciences, public health, dental and pharmacy patient care activities of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, and in several off-site locations. UK HealthCare is expanding through the construction of a new properties and potential future acquisitions. All UK HealthCare employees commit to providing excellent service and promoting a positive image while adhering to UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations and Standards which include being: customer centered, service focused, quality driven, resource wise, and growth oriented.
The ideal candidate will operate effectively within a matrixed organization; have the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; demonstrates strong analytical and qualitative research experience; be well organized; have exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); enjoy working independently as well as closely with their co-workers in a supportive team environment; outstanding computer skills (to include Microsoft Office); above average customer service skills; strong ability to engage and motivate others; active listening skills; and a thorough understanding of resource and employee management.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
PMP Certification, and experience in Healthcare organizational experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.