• Program Director, Data & Analytics Administration

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/19/2018 12:06 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-13559
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Program Director, Data & Analytics Administration, Full-time, Day Shift (5 x 8-hour shifts), University of Chicago Medicine, Hyde Park, Illinois 

     

    We're hiring a Program Director for the Data and Analytics Administration department at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Hyde Park, Illinois!

     

    In this role, the Project Director will program manage all Information Technology components of Construction projects at UCM including but not limited to the trauma center and cancer hospital. The Program Manager is responsible for the collaborative leadership between the Facilities Department and the CBIS team. This position will report directly to the Director of Data Governance, Quality and Resource Management, and will create a strong relationship with the Information Technology Project Management Office.

     

    Job Summary: 

    • Driving analytics-insight by orchestrating the communication between Analyst, IT & Business
    • Program Management across multiple technical and business teams to organize and align critically dependent steps between UDP, DQM, and Analytics teams, as well as IT and business stakeholders
    • Management and preparation of demand requests for the Unified Data Platform and Data Quality Management, and Analytics imperatives
    • Establish, communicate, and enforce best practices and standards
    • Establish a standard process for competency management
    • Establish a standard for the valuation of data and analytics to guide demand management program
    • Manages all aspects of the Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) for large, high risk, complex projects and small programs.
    • Integrates full knowledge of the PMLC with insights and knowledge across the enterprise.
    • Leads teams to find solutions to complex problems, and delivers pragmatic solutions aligned to customer needs.
    • Thinks strategically using data to drive decisions and solutions.
    • Is adept at large group and executive team facilitation and management.
    • Helps to drive governance in the delivery of projects.
    • Mentors and trains colleagues on methodology during the onboarding process and throughout the project life cycle.

    REQUIRED Qualifications:

    • 8 – 12 + years previous experience.
    • In depth knowledge of integrated health care systems, technologies, and platforms. Experience with large scale/complex systems implementation and integration.
    • Solid understanding of financial management and business case development
    • Significant experience with multiple project and portfolio management tools.
    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business, or health care field.
    • Experienced in vendor contracting and management
    • Ability to manage demand and resources
    • Experience in implementing Data quality management a plus
    • MS Project, Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

    PREFERRED Qualifications:

    • MS/MBA preferred
    • Project Management PMI certification
    • CPHIMS certification
    • Multiple project management methodologies and software development cycles (Waterfall/Kanban/Agile).
    • In depth knowledge of integrated health care systems, technologies, and platforms

     

     

    Essential Functions/Responsibilities

     

    Project Management and Execution

    • Program Management across multiple technical and business teams to organize and align critically dependent steps between UDP, DQM, and Analytics teams, as well as IT and business stakeholders
    • Management and preparation of demand requests for the Unified Data Platform and Data Quality Management, and Analytics imperatives
    • Integrates full to expert knowledge of PMLC with insights and knowledge across the enterprise.
    • Manages all aspects of the Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) for large, high risk, complex projects and small programs.
      • Planning (Initiation and Definition) – creates and manages all components of the initiation phase; including but not limited to project kickoff, stakeholder identification and analysis, risk assessment, schedule creation, budget creation, and resource
      • Project Execution (Design, Build, Test/Train, Go Live) – manages all components and deliverables of project execution including but not limited to solution design, implementation, test planning and execution, training planning and execution, cutover and go-live.
      • Project Closure – manages all components of project closure including production turnover, lessons learned, and overall close out.
      • Monitoring and Control – Drives resolution of all project risks, action items, status reporting, scope and schedule, financial and budget establishment and reporting, meeting facilitation, vendor engagement, change management, and project resources. Helps to drive overall governance of projects and small programs
    • May direct the work of other project managers.
    • Drives continuous improvement in the UCM PMLC and reporting process and its artifacts.

    Analytical Thinking and Problem Solving

    • Thinks strategically using data to drive decisions and solutions
    • Demonstrates understanding of business operations for multiple departments or operational areas
    • Develops and manages project budgets and other financial aspects of the projects they are overseeing (e.g., forecasting, estimating)
    • Drives the business case process and maintains a business case for the projects they are managing
    • Drives the vendor contracting processes and participates in the negotiation of contracts for goods and services
    • Gathers information and conduct analysis to gain a full understanding of issues and problems, including root cause identification
    • Mitigates functionality/system/application problems based on past experience
    • Identifies and escalates issues immediately and drives them to conclusion

    Communication and Formal Status Reporting

    • Driving analytics-insight by orchestrating the communication between Analyst, IT & Business
    • Is adept at large group and executive team facilitation and management.
    • Manages challenging group dynamics adeptly to achieve positive business outcomes.
    • Conveys difficult messages with empathy and concise rationale.
    • Has high level of self-awareness as well as awareness of other’s emotions.
    • Identifies others’ communication styles and tailors messages accordingly to achieve desired results consistently.
    • Communicates to diverse audiences so that information is credible, digestible and easily understood.
    • Maintains, improves, and uses the PMO and Portfolio management tools to track, manage, and report on projects.

    Relationship Building and Management

    • Leads teams to find solutions to complex problems, and delivers pragmatic solutions aligned to customer needs.
    • Skilled at identifying stakeholders and building a complex stakeholder management plan.
    • Provides definitive point of view and recommendations on project needs/risks.
    • Works with teams and stakeholders to create new value for customers.
    • Partners with stakeholders up to the Vice President level to support their decision-making processes; challenges thinking to ensure accountability and good stewardship.
    • Leads events and forums within the DNA, UCMC, and externally in the project management and health care community.
    • Proactively provides tactful, honest, balanced feedback to peers and customers..
    • Mentors and trains colleagues on methodology during the onboarding process and throughout the project life cycle

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

     

    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront

     

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs

     

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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