Health Management Systems, Inc. Sr IT Project Manager in Irving, Texas

The Sr. IT Project Manager leads the planning and implementation of multiple small to mid-size projects or a large, complex project. Oversees all aspects of the projects over the entire project life to include assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing a schedule to ensure timely completion of project. Tracks and reports project milestones. Some examples of projects will include implementations, existing client system changes, internal workflow optimization, integration of client requirements, etc.

Main Duties & Responsibilities: * Oversees all aspects of large, complex projects or multiple small projects. * Initially, this position will focus on standardizing and improving our Project Execution portion of the Program Delivery Office. * Improvement of our standard SDLC (HMS Unity), increase adoption and skills in Agile Delivery. * Defines project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. * Develops full-scale project plans, defines project tasks and resource requirements; assembles and builds out implementation team and coordinates client implementations from both a business and data/IT perspective. * Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. * Works with team leads with each operational area to set strategy, create reporting and monitoring templates and deploy project into all areas of the organization. * Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis. * Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders. * Delegates tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. * Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team. * Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path. * Plans and schedules project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools; tracks project milestones and deliverables. * Helps to manage P&Ls for every project within group, mitigate losses and create strategies to help ensure project profitability. * Proactively manages changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans. * Defines project success criteria and disseminates them to involved parties throughout project life cycle. * Provides direction and support to project team members. * Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project. * Presents reports defining project progress, problems and solutions

Required Skills: * Demonstrates competence around the areas of product knowledge, relationship building, professionalism and personal excellence, leadership, people focus, and business development. * Demonstrates attributes of presence, articulation, confidence, and persuasiveness. * Demonstrates strong subject matter expertise. * Develops more junior project management staff by mentoring and training. * Expert level project management, meeting agreed to completion dates, and delivery of the desired results for multiple, parallel projects. * Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. * Expert at communicating technology into business terms with customers at all levels. * Internal process knowledge expert (RSL, Change management, change request, etc). * Expert level analytical judgment. * Customer Service Champion. * Working knowledge of HIPAA privacy and Security rules. * Self-motivated. * Ability to speak in groups, lead projects and provide a dynamic leadership presence. * Ability to work independently to meet objectives. * Ability to travel 10-20%. * Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management. * Knowledge of project management techniques and tools. * Direct work experience in project management capacity. * Proven experience in leading project teams. * Proven experience in strategic planning. * Proven experience in risk management. * Proficient in project management software.

Required Education/Experience: * BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or IT preferred or equivalent experience. * Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or working towards PMP certification preferred * 7 years IT project management experience with demonstrated experience leading large scale IT deployment and implementation projects. * In depth knowledge of IT terminology, engineering practices and processes.

Title: Sr IT Project Manager

Location: Texas-Irving

Requisition ID: 160010RC