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Kaiser Permanente Project Manager II - Clinical, Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Summary:

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position will be responsible for managing the implementation and management of moderate to highly complex projects for assigned IT Resiliency domain(s) or portfolio(s), which may include crisis management, business continuity, application risk/impact assessments, and employee training protocols. This position will also manage resiliency projects at the national IT-level and support the divisions and business units across IT to identify and quantify IT business unit risks, develop cost effective risk reduction solutions, develop business and IT recovery and crisis management plans, and conduct application impact analysis to validate the timely resumption of business operations, services and functions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.

  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • Manages projects of medium size or complexity, or components of a larger project.

  • Develops and executes project plans which include schedule and resource forecast.

  • Manages project financials for medium size projects.

  • Manages project performance (e.g., on time, on budget, within scope and with quality) and provides input and justification for costs and budget impact.

  • Manages project activities related to organizational change management (e.g., development and execution of user adoption, implementation, and training plans) as defined by the project.

  • Ensures adherence to established processes and policies (e.g. SDLC including domain standards, Kaiser standards).

  • Leads the allocation of resources, scheduling and tasks assignments by following proper project management practices.

  • Manages the work of project teams.

  • Assembles internal or external resources which ensure the alignment of team member skills and strengths with project demands.

  • Promotes project vision and objectives with project team.

  • Delivers individual performance feedback to team members.

  • Monitors project risks with guidance from a more senior Project Manager and escalates when appropriate.

  • Monitors the compliance of project plans by ensuring team members follow policies and procedures.

  • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and coordination of diverse project stakeholders by building rapport with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management.

  • Identifies and works closely with key stakeholders.

  • Provides insight to key stakeholders and project sponsors by developing project goals, setting the prioritization of deliverables, discussing involvement of business processes (e.g. project change management, communication) and facilitating decisions necessary for project delivery.

  • Communicates tough issues to stakeholders and keeps an independent opinion.

  • Assists with reviews of vendor performance levels and ensures service level agreements are met.

  • Supports the contract negotiation process with service vendors and reviews project invoices submitted by vendors for accuracy.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in business continuity, crisis management, disaster recovery, or information security.

  • Minimum three (3) years experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of project life cycle methodologies (e.g., SDLC, PMI, organizational change).

  • Minimum three (3) years experience managing project budgets.

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field and Minimum three (3) years project work experience, including Minimum three (3) years providing project or team leadership. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

    Additional Requirements:


TITLE: Project Manager II - Clinical, Healthcare

LOCATION: Atlanta, Georgia

REQNUMBER: 1261952

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.