• Sr Project Manager

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-13716
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education. Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.

     

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

    Responsibilities

    Manage multiple application/infrastructure projects, working closely with technical leads, internal clients, developers, cross-disciplinary IT team members and external vendors. This position is responsible for facilitating meetings, creating and tracking project plans, coordinating implementations and managing projects throughout their lifecycle.

    • Manage project scopes, timelines, resources, deployments and business/technical relationships
    • Manage multiple stakeholder expectations to be in line with agreed to technical requirements, allowing the delivery of high quality implementations to customer satisfaction
    • Ensure that project priorities, dependencies, milestones and deliverables are clearly
    communicated and understood by the project teams, stakeholders and management
    • Identify, assess and manage risks to the success of projects and know when and how to escalate
    • Coordinate and conduct regular, effective, and efficient meetings to review project status, resolve issues and address risks
    • Manage project change requests

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent years of experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the position offered or related field
    • Candidate must have a Technology background, including management of both application and infrastructure projects
    • Application experience must include project management for internally developed systems as well as implementations of 3rd party systems (both on premise and in the cloud)
    • Infrastructure experience must include implementations (servers, monitoring, telecom, etc.), as well as software upgrades, patching and maintenance releases
    • Experience working with external vendors
    • Experience working with technical leads
    • Experience tracking and managing project budgets – planned vs. actual spend
    • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint – required, at a strong level
    • Experience with task management/ticketing systems (JIRA, Remedy, Service Now, etc.)

     

     

    • Professional Skill Requirements:

      Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage multiple projects from inception to completion, and manage multiple deadlines between cross functional teams
      • Demonstrates skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, problem solving
    • Ability to influence stakeholders and project resources, and negotiate when competing priorities arise, to meet commitments throughout the project timeline
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
      • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills
      • Strong time management and organizational skills
      • Enjoys a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment and thrives on multi-tasking

    Desired (not required) Skills:

    • Microsoft Office: Visio
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus 
    • Application project management of HR/ERP and Finance applications

    Education/Certifications:

    • BA or equivalent experience