Director of Project Management

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Concentra Inc. Addison, TX

Addison, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Director of Project Management
Job Id: 44659

From our Dallas corporate headquarters to our clinics and onsite locations, Concentra colleagues remain focused on our driving purpose: to provide superb patient and employer experience by delivering the highest quality healthcare in an efficient, affordable, caring manner. We do this by putting all customers (internal and external) first and by displaying:

* A healing focus

* A selfless heart

* A tireless resolve


The Director of PMO position will assist in the establishment of the strategic direction for the team and the projects/products that will be managed by the team. This includes providing leadership, coaching and mentoring to the Manager of PMO. The PMO Director will be responsible for formalizing the organization s project management structure. Will be responsible for establishing the organization s approach to the full life cycle of the projects it undertakes from project planning, initiation, resourcing, execution, monitoring, control and completion. The Director ensures that the PMO meets performance targets that are aligned with the organization s strategic objectives; and that projects adhere to best practices. As a member of the IS Leadership Team, The Director will be accountable for managing the Manager of PMO as well as working with executive leadership in regards to IS projects to ensure they have appropriate resources, remain on track and on budget.


* Communicate and lead projects that span multiple delivery teams. Determine and drive the right tailored planning, status, and metric tracking systems with project teams, internal and external partners and teams input to ensure program on-time delivery and success.

* Evaluate data and metrics to propose new strategies to improve project delivery and develop reports that portray and give external stakeholders visibility into the project landscape.

* Prepare and execute realistic cross-team project schedules including milestones and deliverables. Manage schedule and task tracking system and ensure it accurately reflects ongoing work. Proactively identify and mitigate risks associated with meeting feature and release milestones.

* Work at multiple organizational levels, internal to Concentra, with our external partners and work in cross functional areas, understanding the needs and requirements across the organization.

* Provide leadership on project management processes, methodology, and tools that span multiple business units. Identify and leverage personal and team project management best practices to help successfully scale the Project Management team along with the growing company.

* Works with project management to integrate process improvement and development methodologies into current planning and management processes.

* Ensures projects are aligned to company priorities and associated business outcomes and are completed on time, in scope, and within budget.

* Ensure necessary and appropriate steps are taken to resolve difficulties which may impede progress or compromise achievement scheduled milestones.

* Works closely with assigned teams on process improvement and proactively engages with stakeholder to identify and monitor progress and issue resolution.

* Establish and maintain a framework for issue resolution and risk mitigation, as well as the centralized visibility to help planning and scheduling teams to identify the most suitable approach to deliver projects and programs.

* Works with project management to integrate process improvement and development methodologies into current planning and management processes.


* Ability to travel 10-40% of the time.


* Bachelor s degree

* Healthcare experience preferred

* PMP or CPM Certification

* 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in software development project management and of personal and team accountability and ownership

* The ideal candidate should have familiarity with different types of projects, processes, and deliverables and the ability to be the conductor of the project/team and be a proactive, solution-oriented, and a strategic leader (not reactive).

* Strong experience in internal and external stakeholder engagement and communications, both written and verbal.

* Proven business process management skills including planning, organizational, budgeting, and time management skills

* Experience growing a company to operate at scale and effectively work in ambiguity with proven results in a high growth environment.

All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, or covered veteran status