Project Manager – Healthcare - Scandinavia

SE-Stockholm

Overview

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. The Project Manager is in charge of the day-to-day management of project execution which includes: acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

 

Ideally the Project Manager will have a mix of Sales and Project Management experience with strong organizational skills and the ability to run a procurement as a project. The procurements are complex and lengthy and experience of managing the different stages are essential.  The Project Manager will work closely with the Bid Manager and Sales Manager who will be leading 2-3 procurements in parallel.  The ability to build strong working relationships both internally and with partners is essential.

 

Responsibilities

 

Essential:

  • Manage project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability
  • Manage the Project and the processes therein – including the definition and on-going monitoring of the Project Implementation Document (PID)
    • Define the project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
    • Produce the Project Implementation Plan
    • Produce and Manage the Project Plan
    • Produce and Manage the Quality Plan
    • Produce and Manage the Communications Plan
    • Define the resource plan
  • Represent the needs of the Implementation Team during the pre-sales stage
  • Carry out resource planning and management
  • Carry out the management and escalation of risks and issues
  • Manage the project budget
  • Ensure that the project team members are aware of and remain compliant with all the relevant procedures and policies
  • Ensure appropriate communication between the members of the project team and report on project progress and other project specific information to stakeholders
  • Lead the ‘handover to support’ activities after go-live
  • Lead the ‘lessons learned’ activities for whole project life cycle
  • Produce the Project Closure Report

 

Key Characteristics:

 

Decision-Making/Judgment

  • Identifies critical factors to consider when makings decisions; prioritizes tasks and goals appropriately; effectively assesses risks and returns; can make considered decisions on less-than-perfect information

Communication and Influence

  • Is articulate and gives clear, concise, and focused answers to questions; explains opinions and positions; uses empathy to persuade others; keeps key people informed; ability to communicate with diverse audiences; ability to facilitate

Teamwork

  • Ability to collaborate effectively with people of comparable talents and different strengths; handles conflict constructively; avoids being argumentative; willing to pitch in and do the mundane things that need to be done; treats people at all levels and within all roles with respect

Leadership

  • Ability to inspire, guide, and direct people towards a unified goal; ability to garner trust through respect and honesty; vision, drive and commitment to achieve, with the intelligence to make it happen

Efficiency and Attention to Detail

  • Committed to tasks while adhering to time-line; ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously without details falling through the cracks; has high standards for thoroughness, completeness and accuracy

Composure Under Pressure

  • Ability to handle changes in direction and work priorities with ease; is positive and level-headed under pressure; adaptable

Qualifications

Essential

  • Project Management experience delivering multi-stranded integrated Healthcare solutions in a customer facing role
  • Experience of full project lifecycle through initiation, execution, go-live and closure
  • Direct healthcare knowledge or 3+ yrs experience with an HIS or LIMS system highly preferred
  • Experience managing resources, time tracking, budgets and forecasting
  • Experience leading a diverse / multi-disciplined team
  • Experience communicating across all levels of an organization
  • Pre-Sales Procurement
  • Preparing presentations to influence the final RFP

 

Desirable

  • An understanding of hospital procedures, standard working practices, structure and politics
  • Previous experience as an end user of an integrated health system
  • Clinical experience or background – ideally as a user of TrakCare or other Hospital Information System (HIS) applications
  • Experience with integrated implementations

 

Education and Training

Essential

  • University degree or 5 + years experience 
  • Technical knowledge in software and the Implementation process

 

Desirable

  • Senior level management training

About InterSystems

InterSystems provides the information engines that power some of the world’s most important applications. In healthcare, finance, government, and other sectors where lives and livelihoods are at stake, InterSystems has been a strategic technology provider since 1978. InterSystems is a privately held company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), with offices worldwide, and its software products are used daily by millions of people in more than 100 countries. For more information about InterSystems, the Cache database, Ensemble, HealthShare, TrakCare and more, please visit intersystems.com

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