Project Manager

Location DE-Darmstadt

Overview

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize implementations of InterSystems’ healthcare application projects according to strict deadlines and within budget in Germany. 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.  The project manager can be located anywhere in Germany as long as they are willing to travel to customer sites and the office when needed. 

Responsibilities

  • 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
    • Define the project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
    • Produce and Manage the Project Plan
    • Produce and Manage the Communications Matrix
    • 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
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope throughout the project
  • 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

Qualifications

Required

  • Expert project management experience delivering multi-stranded software solutions in a customer facing role in Germany
  • Experience of full project lifecycle through initiation, execution, go-live and closure
  • Experience managing resources, time tracking, budgets and forecasting
  • Experience leading a diverse / multi-disciplined team
  • Experience communicating across all levels of an organization
  • Fluency in both German and English languages
  • Ability to be with the customer up to 40% of the time

Desirable

  • An understanding of healthcare procedures, standard working practices, structure and politics
  • Previous experience as an end user of an integrated health system
  • Clinical or administrative experience or background in healthcare
  • Experience with integrated implementations
  • Broad understanding of IT technical implementation-delivery

Education and Training

  • University degree or 10+ yrs experience managing large, complex projects preferably in healthcare IT
  • Technical knowledge in software and implementation processes
  • Project Management qualification such as Prince2 , PMP or PMI desirable
  • Senior level management training a plus

About InterSystems

We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate because of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, membership in uniformed armed services, or any other class protected by applicable law.

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