Project Lead - IT PMO
What IT Program & Project Management contributes to Cardinal Health
Enterprise Strategy, Planning, and Execution enables the organization to drive complex and transformational programs through disciplined project/program management and change management strategies.
IT Program & Project Management applies Information Technology knowledge and experience to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures, and timing for complex projects within the Information Technology function. This family organizes project teams, establishes project schedules and individual responsibilities, and determines resource requirements. This job family manages project budgets and reports on the status of project cost, timing and staffing.
IT Program & Project Management also ensures adherence to internal external quality standards and integrates vendor tasks and deliverables into project plans.
Demonstrates knowledge of project management initiating, planning, executing,
monitoring/controlling and closing processes.
Monitors performance and recommends scope, schedule, budget or resource adjustments, connects short-term demands to long-term implications, in alignment with the supporting business case.
Prioritizes multiple tasks while meeting deadlines; communicates project status (health, forecast, issues, risks, etc.) to stakeholders.
Effectively balances competing project constraints including but not limited to scope, quality, schedule, funding, budget, resources, and risk, to manage project success.
Connects project objectives to broader organizational goals.
Establish, build and maintain key relationships, including cross functional teams
Negotiates with stakeholders to obtain the resources necessary for successful project
Develops and maintains integrated deployment plan, spanning multiple workstreams
Coordinates among cross-functional tower owners to ensure cohesive alignment to overall program timeline and objectives
Triages any implementation issues, develop risk & issue log and create mitigation plan(s)
Prepares detailed implementation / deployment plans and implements various transition management tools (e.g. program status updates, templates to track key milestones, etc.)
Leads go-live support to identify, track, and drive resolution of risks and issues.
Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
2 - 5 years' experience in related field preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required (Word, Excel, PPT)
Intermediate knowledge in using MS Project preferred
Have financial acumen and experience in managing/controlling project budgets up to USD 500K preferred
Presentation skills required; must demonstrate clear, concise articulation of proposed plans
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to effectively prioritize; ability to plan, organize, monitor, and conclude a project.
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes action to resolve
Applies judgment within defined parameters
Receives general guidance and may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy
Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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