Project Manager - The James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence

Provide comprehensive project management and leadership for Divisional or Institutional Projects. Typically reports to Director or higher leader.

·Project Management:
Consult with organizational stakeholders. Identify and use appropriate project management tools and concepts (scope management, planning, budget management, risk/ issue management, communications management). Provide direction and guidance to team members on creation of project deliverables. Develops and execute work plan. Set priorities for tasks based on importance and urgency. Deliver project on time and within budget. Delegate tasks effectively
·Project Execution
Create work products and project deliverables independently. Understand and meet expectations for deliverable quality and timeliness. Oversee the creation of work products by others to ensure quality.
·Research and Analysis
For research efforts, conduct/ support complex qualitative and quantitative analysis of project data, summarize findings, draw appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicate results to team. Manage and direct regulatory/ reporting activities related to projects (e.g., IRB, updates/ reports to funding agencies, etc.)
Manage communication to and relationships with key project stakeholders (internal and external to CCHMC) and institution-wide. Compose, edit, and deliver written and verbal communications. Facilitate group discussions. Keep team members appropriately informed
·Mentor and Develop
Coach and mentor project team members. Understand and successfully perform the role of Supervisor (as appropriate). Assist junior-level staff in developing realistic goals and monitor ongoing development (as appropriate). Provide guidance and address junior level staff performance issues. Objectively evaluate performance and provide timely/ actionable development feedback
·Project Operations
Support research and project management for Divisional or Institutional projects across all phases of the project life-cycle. Develop tools and processes and provide ongoing support.

Skills & Competencies
·Project Management
Ability to work independently to develop, implement and manage projects; knowledge of the principles and concepts of project management including proficiency with relevant project management tools
Responsive to requests/ input
·Process Improvement
Demonstrating knowledge of processes; establishing and following efficient processes; understanding how processes flow across divisions and functions; understanding the impact of processes on others; seeking and pursuing opportunities for improvement
·Quality Improvement
Sound understanding of concepts of quality improvement; capable of developing, implementing, monitoring and acting on quality assessment and improvement controls
Working cooperatively with others to achieve group goals; proactively adjusting one's style and efforts to complement those of others on the team; being pleasant, agreeable, and easy to work with; valuing group success as much or more than individual success
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
·MS Office - Advanced
Advanced skill in Microsoft Office programs
·Systems - Intermediate
Proficient in systems relevant to the field
·Detail Orientation
Meticulously keeping track of details without becoming overwhelmed by them; being exacting, precise, and accurate; spotting minor imperfections or errors and taking action to correct them
Grasping the essence of new material quickly and easily; understanding one's learning style and seeking appropriate learning opportunities; using mistakes as learning opportunities
Taking an organized approach to work and planning ahead; identifying objectives aligned with business strategies, structuring work, and estimating necessary time and resources; anticipating and adjusting for potential obstacles and problems; monitoring work progress
Strong analytical skills with the ability to make judgments and recommendations based on statistical analysis
·Research Methods - Basic
Working knowledge of research methods including measurement, data collection and validity issues
·Communication - Advanced
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
·Time Management
Prioritization and time-management skills sufficient to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Efficiently delegating work that is the appropriate level of difficulty and giving others the authority to accomplish it; providing information, coordinating work efforts, providing assistance, and removing obstacles without becoming overly involved in daily or minor issues; following through and monitoring progress to ensure goals are achieved

·Bachelor of Business Admin OR Bachelor of Health Care Admin OR Bachelor's Degree in a related field
·7 years related experience
·2 years of experience managing multiple, highly complex projects
·Two years of supervisory experience OR 2 years of operational experience

·Master of Education OR Master of Health Administratn OR Master's Degree in a related field
·3 years of experience managing multiple, highly complex projects
·Project Mgmt Professional OR Related certification