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Project Manager

Houston, TX 77025

Posted: 02/24/2023 Employment Type: Contract Function: Medical/Healthcare Job Number: 22493 Pay Rate: $50-$60/hour

Job Description

A large multi-specialty clinic system is looking for a Project Manager to oversee internal clinical initiative projects. The ideal candidate is a project management expert with a strong knowledge of standard PMO practices, methodologies, project metrics, and KPIs. Working cross-functionally, the new team member will deliver strategic value and scalable growth by meeting project requirements and high-quality standards while ensuring project efficiency and continuous process improvement and maintaining an environment of creativity & innovation.
Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Contract (6-8 months)
Pay: $50-60/hour 

  • Foster a culture of project management and process improvement by managing cross-functional initiatives across the organization that deliver strategic value and scalable growth throughout the organization.
  • Provide oversight to strategic projects.
  • Supports and completes multiple, concurrent projects on time, to specifications, and with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Collaborates with project stakeholders to understand their project goals, tasks and deadlines.
  • Outlines the tasks involved in the project utilizing project management tools, templates, and software.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (equivalent experience includes 4 years in a project management related role in addition to below experience requirements)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in project management roles or directly managing/leading projects 
  • Strong knowledge of standard PMO practices, methodologies, project metrics and KPIs
  • Experience supporting project assessments, root cause analysis, and deep dives on problem projects to get them back on track
  • Experience in business process (re)design
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills with attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and financial acumen
  • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma
  • Think broadly and strategically, including the ability to translate long-term goals and objectives into short-term tactical plans and operational activities
  • Collaborate and support individuals and teams in process excellence, project management, problem solving, stakeholder engagement, and value creation to drive toward outcomes
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, including Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Preferred qualifications include:
    • Project Management related degree
    • PMP Certification
    • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
    • Demonstrated success leading projects in a hospital operations environment, working with cross-functional teams
    • Demonstrated history of excellent facilitation and influence skills, working with internal and external stakeholders at all levels
    • Experience managing complex projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently; demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change
    • Deep experience in both transactional (e.g., business processes) and operational environments
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize large scale cross-functional projects and teams using lean six sigma and project management methodologies 
    • Maintain a safe environment, where everyone feels respected, empowered, and free to express their constructive thoughts and feelings 
    • Foster an environment of creativity and innovation, focusing on the empowerment and support of staff through tools and continuous process improvement
    • Able to influence results without direct authority in a matrixed environment, with both internal and external stakeholders including vendors

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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