As a Senior Project Manager at Cook Children’s, you will be an independent contributing IT professional within the Project Management family. You will provide advanced proficiency developing and applying expertise and leadership in two or more IT disciplines that support Cook Children's infrastructure. You will also lead and directs high priority projects, which require considerable resources and high level of functional integration. A Senior Project Manager mentors less experienced staff with responsibility for their development.
You will be responsible for:
Assembling project team
Assigning individual responsibilities
Identifying appropriate resources needed
Developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project.
You will manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance. You will ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members. Senior Project Managers measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders. You will be expected to execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals. Implementation of the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project will be in your scope of work. You will also record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter. You will be expected to improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
The candidate should have experience with customers and applications supporting internal Business and Financial Services including budgeting, expense capture and payroll. Additionally, knowledge and experience with Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Marketing, Organizational Professional Development, and Foundational Services.
Position requires at least 5 years of direct experience
High school diploma or equivalent required. A BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.