Project Manager Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
Program and Project Mgmt
What Project Management contributes to Cardinal Health
Pharmaceutical manufacturers are increasingly relying on Cardinal Health to provide innovative technology solutions that improve the overall experience and outcomes for patients, providers, and physicians. We are seeking a highly experienced project management professional to serve as an Implementation Manager with our team in Lewisville, in the rapidly evolving fields of healthcare IT and pharmaceutical logistics. As Implementation Manager, you will use your rich healthcare domain expertise, experience in project management, and proactive consulting skills to solve complex technical challenges for some of the largest pharmaceutical manufacturers in the country. To our clients, you will be an expert in combining our technology platform and solutions with their programs to provide maximum benefit to their business and patients. Internally to Cardinal, you will serve as the voice of the client, and relay client feedback to continuously improve our services. Someone with excellent consulting and customer-facing experience will be responsible for overseeing all parts of the technical direction, vendor integration, business processes and delivery of services to these clients.
Accountabilities in this role
Analyze and recommend solutions related to new product launches, product discontinuations, vendor integrations, and operational efficiencies among other potential services that provide value to our clients.
Manage client deliverables, timelines, and artifacts daily.
Anticipate client needs and proactively make program recommendations to enhance service value.
Provide status and coordination to clients including, but not limited to, in-flight project status, and issue tracking and resolution.
Assist in 3rd party vendor communication/coordination.
Coordinate, assist, and communicate issue tracking and defect remediation including escalation to client.
Recommend technical changes/updates/enhancements to current platform and vendor integration landscape to further align with client’s strategy and industry advancements.
Builds relationships with internal business owners to help streamline processes.
Monitor team backlog and prioritize activities to deliver on time, on budget, on scope
Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
8+ years’ experience in professional services, healthcare, or related field preferred
5+ years’ project management experience, PMP certification preferred
Proficiency in .NET, SFDC, Cloud technologies is preferred
Strong oral and written communication skills, with executive facing presentation experience
Strong project management skills in an agile delivery environment
Strong understanding of PMLC and SDLC methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, other)
Proven ability to learn and application of advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
Projects may have significant and long-term impact
Provides solutions which may set precedent
Independently determines method for completion of new projects
Receives guidance on overall project objectives
Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
What is expected of you and others at this level
Project management leadership on initiatives of varying size and complexity
Active collaboration and integration of internal, vendor, and client workstreams
Executive level communication to internal, vendor, and client stakeholders
Facilitate discussions with technical and business acumen
Project financials management and forecast modeling
Project management best practice rigor with established processes and tools
Continuous improvement identification and leadership
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.