Regional Project Manager
Location:
The Woodlands , Texas
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Reference:
16009595-en-us
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.
 
Position Description
The Regional Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the development/implementation of a systems project or program involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a computer-based system from the design process through a finished state for internal/external customers. The project manager provides a single point of contact for projects, takes projects from original concept through final implementation, and interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services, and client services. Oversees/coordinates all aspects of project and serves as project manager between clients, systems, line management and other departments. Responsible for setting expectations, developing efficient and effective customer solutions, managing project team members, meeting milestones, managing scope, and executing project deliverables. 
 
The project manager identifies and documents business requirements, defines project scope and objectives, and develops detailed project plans and timelines to achieve goals.  Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets status reports and conducts project meetings.  Manages the integration of vendor tasks, and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. The project manager reports to the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office and supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include Code of Ethics and Business Standards. 
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the currency of the Practice and Provider Services portfolio as projects indicate
  • Contribute to the IT strategy by providing proposals which include: cost, solution selection and business drivers using ePMO provided templates to aid the regional or market in realizing their strategic goals
  • Provide IT leadership to ensure delivery of practice projects on time, on budget and meeting scope and quality expectations
  • Maintain the assigned project portfolio by keeping the project health details updated and all required project artifacts in the ePMO documentation repository
  • Contribute to the constant improvement of the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office and support the project management methodology
 
 

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+ years’ experience in IT project management, requirements definition, building systems solutions and/ or deployment of business requirements to information systems
     
Critical Skills:
  • Project management experience in a technical/IT environment with software application, construction and infrastructure style projects
  • Ability to manage multiple short and long term projects toward effective solutions and according to budget and timelines
  • Leadership experience managing cross functional teams (onsite, remote, and third-party resources)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills to various levels of the organization (staff to executive)
  • Experience using SDLC and/or agile project methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project and MS Visio
     
Additional Knowledge/Skills
  • Healthcare or pharmaceutical industry, highly preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
  • Process improvement experience (Six Sigma or Lean certification a plus)
  • Agile and/or Scrum certification or equivalent experience a plus
  • Knowledge of ITIL foundations principals and methodology (IITIL certifications a plus)
  • Working knowledge of contract negotiations, resource capacity planning and budget forecasting
 
Education:
  • 4-year degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
 
Working Conditions:
  • Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) – Normal office environment
 
Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.) – Normal office environment requirements
 
Travel
  • Up to 30% travel required
 
Benefits & Company Statement
McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.
Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

A little about us:
McKesson is in business for better health.

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