University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Project Manager

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
    Job Location 6 days ago(12/4/2018 3:39 PM)
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  • Overview


    Under the direction of the Senior Director of Data Management Services or designee, the Project Manager is responsible for supporting data management and analytics projects at the UMass Medical School. The overall responsibility of this position is to ensure that projects address customer requirements, and projects are completed on time and within budget. The project manager will adhere to UMMS’s project management guidelines, with the goal of insuring quality deliverables that achieve customer satisfaction.



    • Plan, coordinate, and document project related activities of smaller scale projects, manage resources within an assigned project team, or act as a sole contributor. May lead sub-components of a project
    • Coordinate the project management process and methodologies through all phases of a project’s lifecycle for projects within low complexity business and technical environments.
    • May assist the project’s sponsor to refine the project scope and objectives, including any constraints
    • Develop and maintain relationships with the project’s sponsor, customer, functional managers, and project team.
    • Communicate with all appropriate parties to ensure that the project’s objectives, scope, and expected deliverables of each project phase are understood. Facilitate communication of the project’s status, budget, costs, issues, and related information to same
    • Direct and lead an assembled project team in effectively addressing the client’s requirements according to the project’s schedule and approved budget. Responsible for developing the project plan including the schedule and budget where applicable
    • Document and maintain current: project work plan, meetings, decisions, work change orders, project deliverables, progress reports, schedules, cost tracking reports, and other pertinent reports.
    • Participate in special projects
    • Perform other duties as required.



    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information management technology, or equivalent experience
    • 1 year of related experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact effectively with staff, clients, and vendors
    • Ability to lead and direct project teams, meetings, and work sessions
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations

    Additional Information

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 3-4 years of project management experience strongly preferred 
    • Business Intelligence report development project management experience
    • Understanding of health care delivery and health care data (subject matter knowledge)
    • Proficient in Excel
    • Experience with data analysis


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