• Technical Project Mgr

    Job Number
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Exec.V.P. for Health Affairs
    Winship Cancer Institute
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Job Category
    Information Technology
  • Description

    JOB DESCRIPTION: Oversees department-wide technology projects. Works with departments to understand user requirements. Proposes technical solutions. Gathers information and provides estimates for project completion. Contacts and manages relations with outside contractors for project completion. Coordinates project from proposal stage through installation.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Five years of experience in implementing technical requirements to support business applications OR a bachelor's degree and three years of experience in implementing technical requirements to support business applications.


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working within a health, research, or academic institution highly preferred. Knowledge of data and information systems standards relevant to the field of biomedical informatics and health systems required.


    Additional details:

    • Evaluate complex situations using diverse sources of information
    • Lead, monitor, and motivate different teams across the company and interact with staff at all levels in the organization
    • Create and manage methods of management, communication plans, and processes
    • Analyze, plan, and develop procedures and other management and technical duties
    • Define the scope of the project, roles, and responsibilities along with various stakeholders
    • Participate in the allocation of budget, staff and any other resource(s) that are needed to accomplish or achieve set out goals (projects), and also monitor the performance of every project
    •  Maintain correct project time frames, estimates, and status reports
    • Responsible for the management of complex problems and development of processes for scheduling and administration
    • Make sure that all required projects are completed and reviewed
    • Responsible for identifying, clarifying, and communicating the vision(s) and/or objective(s) of projects and show how they fall in place with, enhance, or inhibits such vision(s) and/or objective(s)
    • Provide process improvement recommendations that are based on best practices and industry standards.
    • Applies biomedical informatics technical standards, methodologies, and principles to research-specific program needs, objectives, and outcomes.
    • Integrates disparate sources of data for improved reporting efficiency and ease of use.
    • Forms tactical strategies to meet client goals.
    • Creates architecture documentation related to current and proposed informatics solutions.
    • Applies PM tools and methodologies to ensure project milestones are achieved and scope is maintained.
    • Observes project team dynamics to ensure effective team member synergies and to resolve issues.
    • Creates progressive project milestones for facilitating smaller-scale achievements and to motivate the project team.
    • Utilizes PM tools to manage project timelines and accuracy, ensure project resource commitments are met, and to track activities and variances.


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