The Project Manager primary responsibility is ensuring the success of the projects they spearhead; including overseeing that projects are completed on schedule, on budget, and within scope, and meet the quality and standards of Baylor Scott & White. The Project Manager is expected to work with a reasonable degree of autonomy. The Project Manager is responsible for the success of small to medium sized projects as well as key components of larger scale projects. All assignments are primarily focused on programs and projects that are valued highly by organizational leadership.
WHAT IS EXPECTED (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):
1.Defines project scope, timelines and resources required to complete business objective within time frame required. Includes quality control measures and reporting systems and communication plan in project documentation.
2.Establishes project deliverables and timeframes and holds project team accountable for completion, keeping in mind both short term and long term objectives.
3.Establishes clear project charter, team roles, responsibilities and accountabilities to ensure success of project.
4.Prepares and presents project scope document and reaches agreement on project parameters, and mechanics. Receives approvals at each phase of project.
5.Negotiates with appropriate management for resources required to successfully complete projects. Identifies project activities, skills required and time commitment for project team members.
6.Presents the business case for the project, number and types of resources required. Explains approach to project and strategy for completion.
7.Secures an executive sponsor.
8.Manages the lifecycle of the project, resolving problems, providing feedback to project team members, securing training, tools required.
10.Creates work breakdown structures, builds activity lists, determines activity sequencing, builds schedules and estimates completions.
11.Closes out projects, verifying and documenting project results, prepares final reports, summarizes successes and provides recommendations for improvements.
12.Establishes reporting requirements, communication methods for updating all interested parties regarding project progress, cost and successes. Removes hurdles to project completion.
13.Determines appropriate reporting needed to support project milestones and stakeholder requirements.
14.Implements dashboards, reporting tools and updates as required; Establishes risk profiles, quantifies risk data and develops responses.
15.Recommends contingencies as needed with assistance from senior management.
The ideal candidate has knowledge of project management principles, techniques, monitoring systems and software needed to manage multiple projects; experience in managing multiple projects requiring interdepartmental cooperation; solution oriented and demonstrates flexibility in problem solving, using collaborative techniques to identify project problems and implement solutions; is able to influence others to a particular point of view using business logic, data and experience; is able to develop a professional product for presentation to multiple levels of management; ability to communicate assignments and due dates in a clear, professional and concise manner; is a servant leader with high core values and possesses mental agility to successfully deliver a variety of different project types.
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!