University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Senior Project Director

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
    Job Location 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Requisition Number
    2018-30579
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
  • Overview

    GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:


    Under the general direction of the Executive Director of the Office of Program Development and Enterprise PMO (OPD-EPMO), the Senior Project Director is responsible for all aspects of managing  large, complex, high-stakes, high-visibility, interdivisional projects involving multiple support units and internal and external stakeholders. 

     

     

    Responsibilities

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ability to facilitate strategic planning sessions for client groups, resulting in fully articulated strategic plans; develop metrics-driven implementation plans, and time-blocked task plans associated with goals and objectives
    • Manage assigned projects within the guidelines and methodology prescribed in the CWM Project Management Guide.
    • Define clear project statements.
    • Gather appropriate project requirements.
    • Determine, manage and coordinate sponsor’s project resources needs.
    • Develop detailed project plans, communication plans, risk plans, and quality plans to deliver assigned projects successfully i.e. on time, within budget and to scope.
    • Manage to all plans listed above and reporting variance to key stakeholders
    • Schedule, facilitate and manage project team meetings, tracking all tasks and action items.
    • Facilitate and support project team building activities.
    • Provide regular status reports to the Executive Director of  the OPD-EPMO.
    • Manage multiple projects simultaneously to successful completion.
    • Manage the details and organization of very complex projects.
    • Ensure that project teams follow proper procedures for issue management, risk management, quality assurance and change management process.
    • Performs other duties as required 

    Qualifications

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master's degree or 5 years of project management experience managing projects of all sizes, complexity and duration including professional, administrative, supervisory or management experience, or equivalent.
    • PMP certification desirable.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
    • Knowledge in developing, writing and delivering training.
    • Ability to define and implement collection of measures and creation of metrics.
    • Knowledge of Quality Assurance as it relates to a project’s life cycle.  

    SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
    The Senior Project Director reports to the Executive Director of the OPD-EPMO and consults with and receives input on a regular basis from Executive Staff on project priorities and management strategies.
     
    SUPERVISION EXERCISED:
    The Senior PMO Project Director provides support and guidance to associate project managers and project team members.

    Additional Information

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