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Location:Chattanooga, TN

Location: Chattanooga, TN 

Rate: $50/hr

Duration: 6 months



This position is responsible for the coordination and completion of large projects

and/or programs at the Enterprise level. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities,

and monitors and summarizes progress of project or program. Prepares reports for

upper management regarding status of projects or programs. This role supervises

assigned assistant project managers and project coordinators. This position is

responsible for the successful development and implementation of large,

cross-functional projects that support enterprise strategic objectives.

* Defines, monitors, executes, and controls assigned projects through the project

development life cycle.

* Manages scope for 2 - 3 assigned projects including the execution of successful

change management processes.

* Performs all or part of project coordination services as determined by project

staffing and project size. * Documents and completes all project management

deliverables required by the project.

* Conforms to and advocates project management standards processes and procedures in

accordance with the project life cycle methodology on assigned projects.

* Facilitates the procurement of needed Hardware, Software and Human resources for

the project.

* Manages project cost as determined by project charter and/or development methodology.

* Works with project owners, stakeholders and QA personnel to manage project quality.

* Facilitates project communications at all levels for all project logistics.

* Coordinates, manages and facilitates the staffing of resources for the project

including contracted resources.

* Tracks, reports and resolves issues, proactively evaluates project activities,

builds contingency plans, executes corrective actions when necessary and implements

risk response plans to manage risk.

* Supports the growth, development and goals of the ISPO through various leadership

and continuous improvement initiatives.

* Work with assigned program or project manager as needed to complete project


* Supervise, motivate and mentor assistant project Managers, and/or project

coordinators as assigned. Program Management

* Performs Project Management Duties at the Program Level

* Coordinates and monitors the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of

company programs.

* Aids in the negotiation of contracts and contractual changes and coordinating

preparations of proposals, plans, specifications, and financial conditions of


* Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules providing Program governance.

* Communicates Program Scorecard and Status to key stakeholders.

* Develops solutions to program problems, and directs work of all Projects assigned

to the program.

* Ensures projects are completed on time and within budget.

* Acts as advisor to project managers regarding projects, tasks, and operations.

* Performs integration management services for program issues, risks and deliverables.

* Previous healthcare experience desirable





Education: Bachelor's Degree in related field is required.



* Minimum 5 - 7 years experience in a project management role with demonstrated

skills in relationship building, negotiation, conflict resolution, and project

management of projects have medium to high degree of complexity required.

* Holds a certification in project management (PMP, PMBOK, etc.)



* Exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills. This

individual must be comfortable with professionally challenging key stakeholders at

all levels of the organization. Exceptional execution of project communications

plans is a must.

* Has a successful track record of completing projects on time and on budget.

* Ability to work independently or in a team, set priorities and meet deadlines on

at least one to two projects.

* Can demonstrate expert knowledge of project management methodology and its

practical application towards completing work.

* Has demonstrated outstanding negotiation, presentation, and facilitation skills.

* Is creative and assertive and has the ability to mentor and coach others.

* Has expert knowledge in the use of HP Portfolio and Project Management (PPM) or

Microsoft Project/Server project management scheduling tool.


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