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IT Project Manager/Scrum Master

Company: VNS Health
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewManages and plans system implementation and/or development projects. Exercises overall project management for departmental and/or enterprise-wide system implementation projects. Articulates and communicates the vision and purpose of projects and engages both technical and business participants and sponsors, up to the highest level including the CEO. Tracks project progress, allocates staff and budget resources, and maintains working relationships with executives, IT Management, and functional client groups outside of IT. Works under general supervision.ResponsibilitiesManages the overall project management for development and /or integration systems projects. These systems may be internally developed or third-party software products that require integration within the VNSNY enterprise.Articulates the vision and objectives of strategic projects. Develops and communicates a clear understanding of current and future state of project, and project phases to all levels of management including the CEO via presentations, discussions, and written communications.Ensures coordination of activities to integrate workflows, design, interfaces, development and all other system-based project management responsibilities.Applies effective project management methodologies and control techniques to ensure successful development and implementation of projects.Allocates staff and budget resources as needed to achieve project objectives. Tracks activities and billable time of vendors, tracks project progress with respect to time and budget, and summarizes project results. Receives status reports and project plan updates from participants and manages their compilation into the project plan.Understands system interdependencies and ensures that changes are made across systems when necessary. Understands and ensures that refinement or changes of business model and business priorities are reflected in project plan and communicated to all affected parties.Collaborates with business and clinical participants and understands their objectives and constraints, communicates with both business and technical participants, and forms a coordinated team aligned for successful execution of the project.Ensures that operational and technical decisions are finalized in time to meet committed project timeframes.Provides overall status reports to Project Steering Committee, advises them of any slippage, identifies risks, and potential resolutions, identifies issues needing resolution, and adjusts project planning assumptions as needed.Keeps informed of advances in the IT field by attending courses, conferences and seminars.Participates in other projects and job duties as assigned.QualificationsEducation: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience required.Experience: Minimum five years of system project management and systems integration experience required. Solid project/vendor management skills required with the ability to manage projects from conception to successful implementation. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects in a cross-functional environment required. Requires excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and team building skills, business judgment and proven expertise in directing the efforts of technical staff which may or may not report directly to position. Proficient with Microsoft Project required.Health care industry experience preferred.

Keywords: VNS Health, Manhattan , IT Project Manager/Scrum Master, IT / Software / Systems , Manhattan, Kansas

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