• IT Project Manager

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Requisition ID
    2019-34610
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    IT Project Manager, IT Department

     

    Heartland Dental has experienced rapid growth over the past few years, and there’s more to come! Are you ready to be part of this thriving Heartland Team? We have created a new position, IT Project Manager, to manage various process improvement and system implementation initiatives across the organization. The IT Project Manager will report to the Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and work closely with leaders within the IT department and other leaders across the organization. If you enjoy working with teams to help them solve complex problems, then this is the role for you!

     

    Heartland Dental proudly supports 1,000+ dental offices and more than 14,000 team members across the country. We are hard-working, fun-loving and fast-growing – looking for our next perfect fit!

     

    To give you an idea of the team structure, you will work on a cross-functional team, reporting to the VP, Chief Technology Officer.

    Responsibilities

    Below is an overview of the duties and responsibilities you would take on in this role:

    • Managing large enterprise-type projects that involve multiple departments and vendors to ensure proper management towards successful conclusion
    • Serving as the primary point-of-contact for implementation partners and internal team members
    • Creating and maintaining project plans to monitor and track progress
    • Ensuring resource availability and allocation
    • Ensuring that process decisions, functional decisions, and project deliverables are completed with the involvement of the appropriate stakeholders to deliver overall solution
    • Coordinating and monitoring activities of all parties involved in the project to ensure the system is completed on time and within budget
    • Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
    • Communicating project status to appropriate management and interested parties
    • Assessing the change impact on the organization and integrating strategies for change management into the project plan
    • Creating and maintaining a team atmosphere and work environment to promote project work productivity

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven capability of communicating to all levels of the organization as this position with have significant interaction with senior leadership
    • Thorough knowledge of project management theories and practices and the ability to apply that knowledge
    • History of successfully delivering on large-scale IT projects involving diverse stakeholders and multiple vendors
    • Extensive knowledge of the information systems development life cycle, information technology, project tools and approaches to development and implementation.
    • Experience working as a project manager
    • Ability to lead, encourage and influence others to perform
    • Proven success in vendor management, i.e. partnering with one or more vendors during a project to achieve results as a team and holding vendors accountable when appropriate.
    • Although not expected to be significant, ability to travel as necessary to perform job responsibilities.

     

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • PMP Certification preferred; Scrum / Agile Certifications and experience a plus

     

    We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.

     

    Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.

     

    We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

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