At UPMC Enterprises, the Program Manager is responsible for developing, defining, and executing project plans, schedules, budgets, and deliverables. The primary role of this position is to work with the management team, software engineers, design team, analysts, quality assurance, and third party partners to define and deliver software products in health care IT. Activities include collaborating and coordinating the efforts of software development and delivery, collecting requirements, design work, creating documentation, managing alpha and beta rollouts, operational readiness and deploying a working system. The Program Manager will also manage resourcing, keeping tabs on in-flight projects, and ensuring players are distributed appropriately to meet the collective needs of the domain.
Bachelors degree in business administration or related field MS or PhD preferred PMP certification preferred 5+ years of experience in managing multiple concurrent software development projects, projects of a large scale and a high level of complexity. Commercial software experience preferred Demonstrated management, problem solving, organizational, negotiation and communication skills (oral and written) Possess a deep knowledge of software development processes, lifecycles, and best practices Demonstrated ability to motivate and manage teams to meet aggressive deadlines Demonstrated expertise in Project and Program Management, including project planning, driving operating and communication mechanisms High level of comfort presenting information to C-level executive management teams Demonstrated experience in Project Portfolio Management coordinating and delivering complex multi-site projects Demonstrated experience managing matrix reports, cross-functional teams including team members from multiple business units and different operational departments Proven ability to make and meet commitments under pressure The successful candidate will be a self-motivated independent thinker with high energy and drive, and demonstrated leadership, team-building, influencing, and communication skills
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