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Project Manager I

  • Location: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: 45-49 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 13 days ago

  • Sector: Information Technology
  • Contact: Shannon Block
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: (646) 652-0976
  • Start Date: 2021-07-26
  • Job Ref: 21-13428
Demonstrates advanced knowledge of and proficiency in CHOP's project management methodology and practices.
Manages projects of average complexity and risk
Exhibits advanced skills in estimating and the use of project management productivity tools.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge in creating detailed documentation, including project charters, work plans and budgets.
Communicates effectively with relevant project staff and stakeholders.
Manages staff of 10 to 20 team members.
The responsibilities of a Project Manager II encompass identical responsibilities as a Project Manager I but, with a greater degree of complexity. A Project Manager II also:
• Manages all operational and tactical aspects of assigned projects (may include installation of application modules) and ensures timely delivery of all project objectives.
• Communicates relevant project plans and alternatives, including risk analyses and mitigation strategies, to project stakeholders.
• Prepares written documentation in support of planned projects.
• Develops and monitors project budgets and work plans.
• Negotiates with vendors on relevant project matters.
• Reviews and approves Project Status Reports.
• Coaches Project Coordinators and Analysts.
• Understand and comply with all enterprise and IS departmental information security policies, procedures and standards.
• Support the integration of information security in the development, design, and implementation of Hospital Technology Resources that process, transmit, or store CHOP information.
Support all compliance activities related to state, federal regulatory requirements, healthcare accreditation standards, and all other applicable regulations that govern the use and disclosure of patient, financial, or other confidential information.

Prior experience in infrastructure and new building projects are preferred.
Prior experience in other areas of IS are a plus but not required; (Help Desk, Network Engineering, Database, Service Administration, etc.)
Ideal candidate will be comfortable managing several projects simultaneously.
Project teams consist of mostly operational staff that are assigned to operational duties and/or other projects.
PM should have experience in managing project teams where team members are dispersed over multiple offices/regions.
Experience in and comfortable working independently with little oversight.
Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be well experienced in conducting project meetings, issuing status reports, and any other communications as required.
  • Must be PMI member in good standing. 
  • PMP certification preferred but not required.
  • A bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare IT or related field preferred but not required.
  • Five to ten years experience in IT project management with progressive responsibilities as a project manager.