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Cedars-Sinai IT Infrastructure Project Manager in Los Angeles, California

Our EIS Team at Cedar-Sinai is seeking a Technical Project Manager to run our IT infrastructure and network-related projects. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with office build outs, data center moves, and/or complex software upgrades.

•Summary

o Responsible for planning and coordinating all activities necessary to implement various information systems, including managing the following project responsibilities: system requirements definition, process and/or workflow redesign, vendor evaluation and contract negotiation (if applicable), implementation coordination with operations and other departments, as well as transition to support functions. Responsible for developing and managing detailed project budgets and schedules, status reports, project Power Point presentations, and escalation of critical issues. Coordinates communication between all project team members and operational partners, ensures vendor responsiveness and compliance with the terms of the contract (if applicable), and coordinates initial user training/transition to an ongoing user support group. Mentors and assists junior staff on more complex projects.

•Job Responsibilities:

o Provides project management expertise for entire project life cycle. This includes, but is not limited to, facilitating the following functions: system requirements definition, process and/or workflow redesign, business case development, Request for Proposal development, vendor evaluation and selection, and contract negotiation and development. Ensures contract compliance, risk analysis, project scope, implementation management, and support transition.

o Responsible for working with our operational partners in developing and planning the project timeline including all project phases-requirements

o Projecting resource requirements, ensuring appropriate assignment of resources to each project/support phase, adding and deleting resources as necessary, and has overall responsibility for completion of the project. Leads and manages the project within established time and budget parameters.

o Provides informative and timely status reports using department reporting procedures for both internal EIS and external operational customers.

o Keeps abreast of current trend and developments in the field through participation with vendor user groups, attending conferences, vendor demonstrations, and interacting with other vendor customers. Maintains a strong understanding of system development and project management methodologies.

o Responds thoroughly and promptly to customer needs as defined in conjunction with customers. Assumes ownership of customer relationships and follows issues through to closure.

o Mentors and assists junior staff on more complex projects.

•Education required:

o Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a health care, business, or technical field; equivalent combination of education and work experience is acceptable.

•License/ Certifications:

o PMP certification preferred

•Experience:

o Typically requires 5-7 years of experience managing IT projects, preferably in a health care organization.

o Understanding of application and infrastructure technologies (network, WIFI, integrations, virtualization, cloud hosting, storage)

o Requires project management experience, using Project Management Institute and/or Information Technology Infrastructure Library Foundation principles, or completion of the Cedars-Sinai recognized project management course within the first year of employment.

o Demonstrated experience in project management, scope, cost, time, risk, quality, and communication.

o Working knowledge of OSHPOD requirements

o Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and pragmatic consensus building, conflict-prevention, and resolution skills-set.

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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