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Project Manager III

Location Tracy, California Job Number 960185 Date posted 04/19/2022
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THIS JOB MUST BE REVIEWED WITH TOTAL COMPENSATION BEFORE POSTING. Under general direction, provides leadership to two or more Project Managers. Ensures strategic directions of projects are in line with organizational business plan. Ensures various project teams provide high quality and cost effective project management, analytic support services and technical expertise. May also manage a team committed to achieving specified goals of a highly visible, complex and multi-faceted project. This is the third job in a three level Project Manager Ladder. At this level, the Project Manager is responsible for providing leadership to lower level Project Managers. This position works on problems of complex and diverse scope where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Projects assigned are broad in scope and may involve multiple functional areas and/or span across service areas. Position will exercise judgment within broadly defined policies in developing methods and techniques for obtaining results.

Essential Functions:

• Provides leadership to two (2) or more Project Managers.

• Facilitates resolution of major problems encountered by Project Managers.

• Works with senior management to negotiate major revisions in time commitment and resource allocation.

• Ensures strategic direction of projects are in line with organizational business plan.

• Provides general oversight, leadership and technical direction.

• Provides leadership to multi-disciplinary teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants.

• Motivates team members and facilitates team meetings.

• Acts as liaison, problem solver and facilitator.

• Accountable for the development of project documentation for senior executives and other key clients to facilitate sharing of project outcomes and best practices.

• Plans and facilitates meetings.

• Makes formal presentations to various senior level audiences.

• Establishes procedures regarding implementation of project outcome.

• Assesses project impact on workforce.

• May include developing training program for different levels of audiences.

• Establishes effective professional business relationships with all levels of management.

• Instructs and educates on all aspects of projects.

• Coaches and mentors Project Managers; motivates them to maintain a consistent level of excellence in project management and outcomes.

• May develop and manage a department, including recruiting, coaching, performance evaluation of staff.

Secondary Function: 

  • MS Project Experience Preferred

  • Masters Degree Preferred

  • Demonstrated success in delivering high profile, complex projects

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum eight (8) of years of experience in specified technical area.
- Bachelors' degree in business administration, health care administration, operations research, public health administration, or other
related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
- N/A.


Additional Requirements:
- Proven ability to determine key business issues and develop effective action plans from multi-disciplinary perspectives.
- Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analyses.
- Excellent leadership, project management, and consulting skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Project management experience in health care preferred.
- Master's degree or clinical licenses (RN, MD, etc.) preferred.


Primary Location: California,Tracy,Tracy Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NCAL-09|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Department: Modesto Hospital - Medical Office Administration - 0206 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.