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Sr. Project Manager in Knoxville, Tennessee, US at TeamHealth

Date Posted: 2/23/2021

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Job Description


This position is responsible for the management of assigned projects within EIT.  An essential function of this position is to work as a liaison with identified team members within the corporate structure.  An understanding of the complexities and inter-dependencies of the projects is essential.   


Directly manages large and complex projects, as assigned, using best practices for project management as defined by PMI Industry Standards and TeamHealth guidelines.

  • Coordinates with EIT department VP, Solutions Delivery Director, PMO, and other PMs to ensure alignment and to execute projects according to the prioritization with the portfolios.
  • Leads planning activities, as assigned.
  • Manages all project phases from initiation to close, fully understanding the problem to be solved and the value to be delivered.
  • Establish necessary project controls to monitor and track cost, schedule, status, risk, etc.
  • Works with internal managers and external partners to obtain resource commitments for projects and defines roles and responsibilities of project team members.
  • Communicates plans, issues, and responsibilities clearly and concisely to project team members, functional managers, sponsors, and other project stakeholders.
  • Monitors the development and configuration of system enhancements while acting as the liaison between IT, functional departments and external partners, as required.
  • Coordinates meetings, facilitates discussions, and offers recommendations regarding all aspects of the projects.
  • Assists in developing presentations in collaboration with the Solution Delivery Director.
  • Uses group facilitation skills in working with leaders and employees on projects.  
  • Achieves and maintains a working knowledge of key applications used by TeamHealth and the processes they support.
  • Assists with budgeting, financial forecasting and status reporting, as required.
  • Assures all necessary project documentation is created and maintained, as needed.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Information Technology, Engineering, Business Administration, or related field is required.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years’ recent experience leading complex programs and projects that span multiple service lines or complex organizational structures.
  • Experience with implementation of commercial off-the-shelf applications and necessary integrations is highly desired.
  • Formal project management training required. PMP certification preferred or willingness to obtain within reasonable timeframe required; experience with Agile/Scrum preferred.
  • Technical writing, software development, software quality assurance and business analyst experience a plus.
  • Experience with healthcare a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work with and manage without authority a variety of personality types; Experience working with senior and executive leaders.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written); the ability to bridge communications between technical and non-technical communities required.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing complex project schedules, managing risk registry, and preparing meaningful status reports required.
  • Ability to grasp and apply technical and workflow process concept
  • Ability to work with minimal direction/supervision.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills accompanied by flexibility to quickly adapt to any new business environment.
  • Experience in coordinating simultaneous assignments by assessing project deadlines, establishing work priorities, and coordinating personal work schedule.
  • Experience in group facilitation, work process analysis, and change management.
  • Technical aptitude accompanied with basic understanding of databases and IT systems.
  • Extensive knowledge and work experience using various software applications (specifically Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project, Visio, and collaborative technologies).