Project Manager II

Project Management Lafayette, Louisiana Reference ID: JR2862-POS011532


Description

Job Summary:

The Project Manager II will be responsible for all aspects of IT related projects.  Primary responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and scope, while remaining aligned to the goals of the SCP Health organization.   The Project Manager II manages two or more large cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity at one time.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently develops and executes large projects to include timeline, scope, budget, project deliverables and resources required and tracks and mitigates risk and quality issues
  • Establishes effective project communication plans and ensures their execution
  • Coordinates communication with all stakeholders that impact the scope, budget, schedule, risk and resources of the work effort being managed 
  • Assists in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensures feasibility
  • Assembles project schedules with team assignments, monitoring these work efforts on a daily basis, and escalating timeline issues appropriately 
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of the stakeholders 
  • Coordinates project team members to make sure that all parties are on track within project schedule, and escalates where issues are present
  • Tracks project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meets budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Performs risk management to minimize project risks
  • Submits project deliverables and ensuring that they adhere to quality and gate approval standards
  • Prepares status reports by gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation
  • Obtains customer acceptance of project deliverables
  • Facilitates change requests to ensure approval and alignment on the impacts of change on scope, schedule and budget
  • Coordinates with third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Participates in continuous review and update to ensure that processes meet changing needs of the Project Management Office
  • Uses and continually develops leadership skills
  • Attends conferences and training as required to maintain proficiencies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Project Management Experience - 5 + years required
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) required
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four year College or University; or
    five + years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with agile project management methodologies a plus
  • Proven working experience in both waterfall and agile methodologies

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