University of Massachusetts Medical School

Senior Project Manager

US-MA-Shrewsbury
2 weeks ago
Requisition Number
2017-29189
# of Openings
1
Shift
Day
Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
Exempt

Overview

GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION: 

Under the general direction of the DHEP Unit Associate Director or designee, the Senior Project Manager oversees the day-to-day project management operations of administrative, program enrollment, reporting and information systems/technology functions as related to single-year and multi-year training and consulting contracts/agreements with employers, providers and other potential clients under DHEP’s Work Without Limits initiative. Work Without Limits is a statewide initiative that aims to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Massachusetts. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and management of training, consulting and employer network operations of Work Without Limits from inception to completion, including compliance with contract requirements, and manages and coordinates these activities undertaken in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

 

 

Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and provides overall direction to project teams, which may consist of internal and external stakeholders, for the development of project statements, work plans, report analyses, and contract deliverables.
  • Identifies necessary resources to perform program work, monitors work progress including, data analysis and report development, and oversees its timely completion.
  • Assumes responsibility for communication with state agency staff and other external stakeholders in creating and implementing appropriate program designs and work plans, convening team meetings as appropriate.
  • Provides supervision and oversight to program staff and consultants associated with specific ISAs.
  • Manages day-to-day logistics and operational needs of the projects or programs, which may require interface with internal/external senior staff.
  • Identifies and addresses problems which may adversely affect performance of ISA work.
  • Serves as a liaison with state partners and clients, as needed, to facilitate operational project success.
  • Advises budgets and prepares financial analyses as required.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external clients to gain knowledge of available funding sources/awards.
  • Delivers presentation of project results to University and state agency staff.
  • Interfaces with Human Resources Department on personnel related issues as needed, including recruitment, hiring and termination of staff.
  • Participates in program and business development, as assigned.
  • Participates in performance improvement initiatives and demonstrates the use of quality improvement initiatives within operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Health, or a health policy related care field, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Three or more years experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health programs, project management, and fiscal responsibility.
  • Proven ability to lead and direct a matrix project team, as well as the ability to lead and direct effective meetings and work sessions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with staff, clients and vendor staff
  • Ability to produce reports suitable for both an academic and a public sector audience
  • Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations.

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