Department: MED-Medical Social Sciences Salary/Grade: ITS/78
Oversees multiple smaller projects or one larger project. Identifies potential project team, works with technical lead to assign individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, develops schedule to ensure timely completion of project, and monitors project progress against schedule. May communicate with a Senior Project Manager, Functional Area Manager, Program Manager, project stakeholders or technical leads regarding status of specific projects.
Interacts with project leadership to determine and document project objectives, scope, functional requirements, metrics, key performance indicators and stakeholders.
Collaborates with technical lead to determine resource requirements, budget, and deliverables.
Collaborates with technical lead to determine project timelines and scope, in cooperation with senior staff.
Writes reports and proposals.
Communicates project status, decisions, updates, revisions and changes to all stakeholders facilitating decision-making and project progress.
Administers and maintains organizational area’s project management tool, assists in planning, estimating and scheduling project work and supports monitoring and reporting of project progress.
Develops and maintains organizational area's document repository.
Provides work direction for project team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Communicates with technical leads regarding performance of staff assigned to projects.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
2 years coordinating Information Technology (IT) and related virtual and physical infrastructure projects or other relevant experience required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Excellent organization, time management, prioritization, and planning skills
Strong analytic thinking skills to quickly identify and solve problems pragmatically that requires input and collaboration between multiple people
Relationship building and management across internal and external entities and organizations
Knowledgeable of project management tools and/or software
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Ability to lead group meeting
Strong written and oral communication skills
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