Job Description :
Job Title: PeopleSoft Project Manager

Location: Rocky Hill CT

Duration: 12+ Months

The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall success of a project plan that is being implemented as part of a system roll out. This role will be the key point of communication and accountability for numerous stakeholders, including the solution vendor KRONOS.

Project Management responsibilities include time and resource management, regional execution/accountability, issue and risk management, project execution. This person monitors the work produced by the team(s) in a variety of disciplines to ensure that the completion targets are met which are directly tied to the success of the project plan. He or she is responsible for managing stakeholder relationships, including general, ongoing communications, negotiation of scope and schedule changes, key risks, issue resolution, and ongoing progress reporting.

This person must have a broad knowledge of industry best practices and be able to proactively identify potential project risks in order to proactively advise and consult with team members on risk identification, analysis, and mitigation strategies.

Job Requirements:

· Develops and maintains project plan that dovetails with State wide project plan

· Holds teams accountable for successful completion and reporting on project deliverables

· Communicates with key stakeholders and executive team to determine progress

· Identifies key challenges while working Executive Team to triage issues and assist with the assignment of appropriate resources

· Responsible for communicating vision, strategy, and methodology to management

· Managing project requirements balancing the needs of a vendor, larger project organization and the local project team

· Manages testing and training schedules throughout utilizing in house resources

· Creates super-user profiles for each organization

· Catalogs and ushers key decisions within project to the Executive Team for action

· Assists in the identification of organizational inconsistencies and redundancies

A Bachelor’s degree is required: Preferred degree in Business, Hospital Administration, Nursing or IT-related field

Required / Desired Skills

· Project management experience, with prior success in a health care environment (Required 8 Years)

· Advanced skills in data organization and analysis, problem solving, project plan execution and documentation (Required 8 Years)

· Effective analytical and presentation skills (Required 8 Years)

· Experience with a KRONOS implementation (Highly Desired 1 Years)

· Experience with Peoplesoft/Oracle products (Highly Desired 1 Years)

· Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills; ability to tailor communication to different audiences, such as management, stakeholders, users, SMEs, developers, and others (Required 8 Years)

· Ability to lead others to articulate additional possibly hidden needs and create a climate of change (Required 8 Years)

· Ability to communicate and work effectively with both functional area experts and technical team members (Required 8 Years)

· Experience working with Project Management software and tools: Microsoft Project and Sharepoint (Required 8 Years)

· Experience with managing a project over a broad geographic area (Required 8 Years)

· Ability to manage work on multiple fronts with competing priorities (Required 8 Years)

· Experience with device installation with facilities and contract staff/vendor (Required 8 Years)

· Experience overseeing user acceptance testing and providing test cases/test scenarios (Required 8 Years)

· Excellent organizational and time management skills (Required 8 Years)

· Self-motivated and able to work independently (Required 8 Years)