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Project Manager

Company: Western Dental Services, Inc.
Location: California City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

The qualified candidate will liaison with key program stakeholders, including business functions (Collections/Ops/IS) Define, interpret, and document complex business requirements, processes, and interdependencies. Work closely with all impacted teams as the primary consultant throughout project lifecycle.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Develop action plans for development, testing, and implementation of applications and systems
  • Work with business owners to gather detailed business requirements and develop a Statement of Work (SOW) to ensure alignment with the business unit
  • Recommend solutions to issues and business problems
  • Leads and coaches others to develop and reach goals, while clarifying roles and responsibilities
  • Takes the lead on multiple projects; practicing good time management skills
  • Evokes creative and innovative thinking from team members, while helping them to bring their ideas fruition; setting a positive example.
  • Achieve operational objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews
  • Create project plans, maintain timelines, coordinate meetings, prepare agendas and minutes, provide status reports and facilitate communication amongst all levels within the organization
  • Prepare and present to Senior Leadership
  • Lead project meetings and capture minutes of decisions, issues, and action items. Take action to resolve issues
  • Assess gaps between current system capabilities and the requirements to identify options for enhancement, replacement, or retirement
  • Manage project documentation using Microsoft Project and Sharepoint to including project schedules, status reporting, meeting minutes, risks, issues, action items, and other communications and document deliverables
  • Communicate with the project team to get status and update project plans
  • Work with project stakeholders to ensure requirements are being met
  • Communicate with audiences and SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) at all levels of management to provide project results and solutions
  • Lead and direct vendor relationships to document, test and implement process improvements and technology solutions

    Qualifications

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • 7+ years managing IT projects utilizing formal project management techniques and tools.
    • 3+ years working within and maturing a PMO.
    • 3+ years healthcare industry experience preferred.
    • Proven track record of successfully leading complex IT projects.
    • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies (Waterfall and Agile/Scrum) and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
    • Demonstrated experience in managing IT project deliverables (such as project charter, project schedules, financials, and status reports), issue and risk management and bringing projects to successful completion within cost and time constraints.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to manage meetings, lead project teams, and communicate effectively with senior management.
    • Strong inter-personal skills. Ability to help individual team members understand why they are important to the success of the overall project.
    • Experience managing projects across different technologies, including production support as well as new development.
    • Advanced proficiency in MS Project, Project Server, and Excel; able to develop complex project schedules and estimates.

      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, or discipline related to healthcare industry
      • PMI Certification and Scrum Master certifications are a plus, but not required

        Benefits:

        Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO

Keywords: Western Dental Services, Inc., Lancaster , Project Manager, Executive , California City, California

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