American Heart Association Senior IT Project Manager in Dallas, Texas
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The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. IT Project Manager in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas.
The Sr. IT Project Manager is responsible for facilitating the delivery of strategic, top priority technical projects that require interaction with senior management and significant financial investment. They are responsible for following American Heart Association's waterfall and agile project methodology for technology delivery and ensures outcomes are aligned with the organization's enterprise business strategies, technical architecture, compliance, legal, governance and digital governance points. They are responsible for establishing work priorities for and being responsible for the efforts of staff and vendors to achieve project objectives. Also, responsible for escalating project issues for resolution and actively presenting to ensure project awareness and engagement from key BT and business senior leadership.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.
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Initiates, plans, executes, monitors, controls and closes assigned executive sponsored or multi-level complex projects. Assigned projects may include strategic, top priority efforts that require interaction and management with high visibility and significant financial investment.
Establish work priorities for and direct the efforts of personnel (including consultants or contractors) involved in project-controlled tasks required to meet an approved project's objectives. Provides expedient response, resolution of roadblocks, mitigation of risks, and re-evaluation of priorities for the team.
Develop initial scope, project plans and forecasts of resources' scheduling needs. Identify scope, provide insight and take action to resolve issues as well as initiate steps to mitigate, manage and control.
Identify, model and leverage Project Management best practices. Provides expertise in both waterfall and agile project management methodologies.
Provide analysis and consultation to determine project requirements and scope.
Maintain effective communications. Serve as a liaison between different departments and outside vendors and suppliers.
Troubleshoot project problems and develop plans to adhere to timelines and budgets. Anticipate risks and issues. Establish options and solutions, considering impact of decisions. Acts as initial point of contact for escalated issues. Move unresolved concerns to seek leadership guidance and provide options.
Champion project governance best practices and actively controls project changes and manages related communications. Identify, establish, and maintain excellent business relationships. Recommends and influences decision making within project scope.
Manage capital assets and project expenses within the project budget. Performs analysis for return on investment reporting. [Projects more than $500K]
Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, related area or equivalent experience
Eight years of experience with line of business software concepts, systems, and capabilities
Five years of experience in project management in business or technology environment
Five years of experience using project management software and related applications
Ability to work independently.
Ability to explain sophisticated, technical concepts in simple business terms.
Demonstrate a focus on continuous improvement in project delivery and extensive knowledge of IT governance best practices.
Exhibit negotiation skills with internal department, project team, vendors, and business. Understand the audience. Communicate up, down, and across the team.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills, understand the business, and facilitate decisions based on what’s best for the organization.
Proficient in both waterfall and agile methodology
Knowledge and understanding of Web/Mobile/E-Commerce Technologies and Solutions
End-to-end understanding of business processes, organization, and techniques
Compensation & Benefits
The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.
Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.
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Posted Date 2 months ago (4/18/2023 5:37 PM)
Requisition ID 2020-5796
Job Category Information Technology
Position Type Full Time