Manage commercial software product development for multiple projects and strategic initiatives within Prodigo Solutions, Inc. from idea inception through initial release. The primary role of this position is to work with the management team, project managers, software engineers, design team, business analysts, quality assurance personnel, and third party partners to define and deliver software products for the Healthcare IT space. Consequently, the usual activities of the position will 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. Under the general direction of the Director, Client Services this senior level leadership position requires excellent Program Management and communication skills along with effective planning and organizational skills. Experience with managing major commercial software engineering projects in a complex, dynamic environment is required. This person must have the ability to perform planning for large enterprise initiatives/projects as well as manage all tasks required to meet stakeholder and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines. Knowledge of Healthcare IT is expected and fundamentals and significant practiced experience of project/program management are required.
- Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree is preferred. - PMP certification preferred.- 8+ 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. - 6+ years of Healthcare Industry Supply Chain Experience.- Demonstrated management, problem solving, organizational, negotiation and communication skills (oral and written) are required. - 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, teambuilding, influencing, and communication skills.
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