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IT Project Manager

  • Location: UPMC Global Technology Operations Centre
  • Job ID: ITPMG001
  • Department: IT
  • Reports to: UPMC Global Technology Operations Centre Leadership
  • Job Post Close Date: 02 October, 2022

Description:

Looking to advance your career in Healthcare Information Technology or have you considered applying your technical expertise to a different industry that has endless opportunities to innovate? Healthcare is on the verge of major technological disruption and UPMC is leading the way by leveraging its vast global patient reach, and acclaimed health IT innovations. UPMC’s Global Technology Operations Centre (GTOC) in Europe extends our innovation reach to global markets and is enabling the next generation of healthcare delivery solutions for our patients around the world.
UPMC, a not-for-profit US-based academic and multinational healthcare system, is expanding and localizing its industry leading IT services and innovation, to support its growing global presence. Located in the sunny southeast of Ireland and in the heart of Kilkenny’s growing tech cluster, UPMC’s Global Technology Operations Centre (GTOC) is building leading edge infrastructure and services that will enable the next generation of healthcare delivery solutions for our patients globally. 

As an extension of UPMC’s US-based operations, the GTOC team supports healthcare facilities in Ireland, Italy, and Asia. We want you to be part of our expanding team, where you can engage with clinical and business leaders, innovate new solutions, and realise first-hand how technology improves patient experience, paving the path for the future of healthcare. Come join our team of accomplished technologists who collaborate seamlessly across borders, develop global healthcare IT skills, and support optimal work / life balance through flexible work arrangements. 

Overview of the Post
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalise projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors, consultants, and partners in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
 

Responsibilities:

• Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including summaries, presentations, and executive reports.
• Client Relationships - Understands project objectives, and business value, from the user's point of view. Is customer focused. Builds trusted relationships with users.
• Project Planning and Management - Experienced in planning and managing project scope, schedules, resources, budget, issues, and risks. Understands need and value of attention to detail. Proactively identifies and addresses project risks. Utilizes change management to control scope and communicate scope changes. Tracks and reports project progress and forecast trends.
• Team Leadership/Development Ability to organize, manage, and lead the project team to success. Supports project team members and colleagues. Builds strong relationships with colleagues and IT partners. Skilfully handles situations and creates positive outcomes. Demonstrates self-awareness. Provides mentoring and support to others in areas of expertise.
• Relevant Technical/Business Knowledge - Experience in a similar technical/industry. Demonstrates financial awareness. Working knowledge of analytical and problem-solving techniques and tools.
• Process Oriented - Utilizes organizational and PMO processes and standards to provide consistent and excellent project management services. Understands, the need and value to continually define and/or improve processes.

The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field is required, with 2+ years professional experience in a project implementation capacity.
  • PMP, PgMP, or other related certification preferred.
  • A Full Clean Driver’s Licence is an essential requirement.
 

A $24 billion healthcare provider and insurer, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centred, cost-effective, accountable care. Working in close collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC shares its clinical, managerial and technological skills worldwide through its innovation and commercialisation arm, UPMC Enterprises, and through UPMC International. 
 
Providing high-quality healthcare in the South East since 2006, UPMC’s operations in Ireland now include UPMC Whitfield Hospital in Waterford, UPMC Kildare Hospital in Clane and UPMC Aut Even Hospital in Kilkenny. Outpatient care is available at the UPMC Carlow Outreach Centre, UPMC Hillman Cancer Centre radiotherapy locations at UPMC Whitfield and in Cork, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at WIT Arena and the UPMC Concussion Network. UPMC is the Official Healthcare Partner of the GAA and GPA. 

 
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