Provides development, leadership and oversight for ISâs Project Management Office and IS Finance operations. Directs the creation, implementation, and maintenance of a centralized Project Management Office (PMO). Manages a diverse portfolio of projects across IS, and day-to-day operational aspects of the PM office, IS Finance and staff. Has responsibility for standardizing execution of projects, providing guidance on practice and application of project management, and ensuring successful execution of projects and programs through effective facilitation, tracking, and reporting consistent with project objectives and ISâs strategic plan. Directly and indirectly oversees multiple program managers, project managers, project coordinators and subject matter experts (SMEs) responsible for ensuring projects are managed from initiation through flawless execution according to established PMO project management methodology and aligning to organizational goals and strategic objectives.
Works directly with IS and Leadership governance committees to evaluate new requests as relates to technical feasibility, alignment with organizational architectural and technical standards, technical work efforts and availability of resources. Evaluate IS portfolio to define opportunities to decrease complexities to help streamline operations and maintenance. Responsible for both operational and capital IS financial management to support day to day activities, monthly planning, reporting as well as planning and budget management of the entire operational and capital planning and budgeting for the entire IS portfolio.
Minimum Education:â¢Bachelor's degreeâ¢Masterâs Degree preferredMinimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢5 -10 years in portfolio, program and project managementâ¢6+ yearsâ experience managing technical development teams in support of clinical and administrative systemâ¢Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) Highly Desired; Program Management Professional (PgMP) PreferredRequired License/Certification:â¢Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification highly desired â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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