Role: Tech Project Manager III Type: Contract-to-hire Location: Hybrid, 2 days on-site in Center City Philadelphia, PA
*W2 only, no C2C
This Project Manager will work with data and application development delivery teams for successful technology delivery specifically focused on an enterprise Datawarehouse migration project. This Datawarehouse is comprised of primarily patient data. This Project Manager must have strong technical acumen in the areas of SQL, SQL queries, data migration best practices, data warehouse design concepts and ideally healthcare-related data. This team follows an Agile Scrum approach and experience working successfully previously in a Scrum environment is critical to the success of this Technical Project Manager.
Develops master plans (consolidated views) of several linked related plans and drives, optimizes and manages all plans while presenting alternate scenarios to continuously reduce overall critical path.
Help to allocate resources, managing impact to the project across multiple plans
Assists in the development of complex projects' budgets, applies earned value (EV) analysis across multiple projects, manages resource plan to budget and reports "planned vs. actual" budget variances.
Reconciles multi-project budget reports across department budgets, manages multi-project resource plans, proposes optimal budgeting strategies within policy to best meet the business needs and reports impacts to capital and expense budget categories.
Promotes and applies QA best practices, defines/collects/interprets QA metrics and diagrams (using Pareto, Cause/Effect, Trend Analysis, Statistical Sampling?) and clearly defines link between requirements and technology solution.
Develops quality standards, recommends quality improvements and maintains "expert" status via monitoring industry developments.
Leads routine and ad-hoc status reviews with all stakeholders validating project status claims and clarifying roles and responsibilities developing accurate, detailed consolidated reports to continuously manage expectations.
Develops multi-project communications plans/reporting methods and collaborates with individuals aligned to the Datawarehouse teams and others who are part of the migration efforts as a key business partner to identify business trends and potential impacts.
Develops resource plans that align unique project needs with team members' skillsets/career interests and applies various techniques to build/maintain a unified team view/focus on project objectives.
Recognized as a leader of cross-functional and/or co-located teams successfully managing conflict to realize peak team performance while mentoring project leads in PM best practices.
Established track record of applying PM best practices, tools, techniques and methods (planning, estimating, staffing, managing/controlling) that have resulted in several projects being executed successfully to plan by balancing scope/time/budget targets supported by accurate progress reporting to all stakeholders.
Manages multiple high risk/high visibility mission critical/strategic cross-functional global projects as a recognized expert in PM methodologies.
Participate in the development of mitigation and contingency plans for common risks, leads risk identification seminars to develop project specific mitigations and contingencies, updates risk plans as conditions warrant and considers risk during the change management process. Optionally, leverages track record of resolving numerous high impact risks by consulting as an expert on risk management planning for high risk/high impact projects and troubleshoots projects with risk related problems.
Refines scope statement, understands impact of scope statement changes and clearly articulates requirements (both "in scope" and "out of scope") to manage expectations, develop a basis for future project decisions and accurately develop a WBS to the proper level of detail. Optionally, develops scope management plans and WBS for cross functional remotely located multi-projects, mentors PMs on WBS creation with traceability to scope management plan, discusses scope change alternatives and timing/impact with stakeholders and optimizes the process to integrate scope changes. (PMP certification desired)
Extensive experience in multiple and diverse enterprise environments, applications and datawarehouse architecture.
Knowledge and experience in all major functions, issues and considerations of the data migration best practices and datawarehouse migration projects.
Capable of managing manages a diverse and complex suite of projects simultaneously.
Experience managing cross-functional projects/project teams including technical individuals
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or a related discipline. Advanced degrees or certifications (such as PMP certification) would be desirable.
Strong technical background with expertise in SQL, SQL queries, data migration best practices, and datawarehouse design concepts.
Ideally, experience with healthcare-related data, understanding the nuances and challenges specific to this domain.
Proven experience working successfully in an Agile Scrum environment is critical for this role. Familiarity with Agile methodologies, Scrum practices, and the ability to lead Scrum teams effectively.
Demonstrated experience managing complex projects, particularly in the context of enterprise Datawarehouse migration projects.
Ability to develop master plans, allocate resources, manage budgets, and apply earned value analysis across multiple projects.
Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to lead routine and ad-hoc status reviews with stakeholders.
Recognized as a leader of cross-functional teams, managing conflict effectively, and mentoring project leads in project management best practices.
Experience in identifying, managing, and mitigating project risks. Ability to participate in the development of mitigation and contingency plans for common risks.
Proficiency in refining scope statements, understanding the impact of scope changes, and articulating requirements (both "in scope" and "out of scope").
PMP certification is desired, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of project management best practices.
Extensive experience in multiple and diverse enterprise environments, applications, and datawarehouse architectures.
Experience managing cross-functional projects and project teams, including technical individuals. Ability to align unique project needs with team members' skillsets and career interests.
Proven capability of managing a diverse and complex suite of projects simultaneously.