Project Manager

What IT Program & Project Management contributes to Cardinal Health

IT Program & Project Management is responsible for playing a key/critical role in realizing business value through the application of project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to meet project objectives.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the project management initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing processes.
  • Monitors performance and recommends scope, schedule, cost or resource adjustments
  • connects short-term demands to long-term implications, in alignment with the supporting business case.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • communicates project status (health, forecast, issues, risks, etc.) to stakeholders in an open and honest fashion.
  • Effectively balances competing project constraints including but not limited to scope, quality, schedule, funding, budget, resources, and risk, to manage project success.
  • Connects project objectives to broader organizational goals.
  • Provides input to contracts, reviews contracts to ensure completeness of scope and appropriate accountability based on role and/or responsibility.
  • Negotiates with stakeholders to obtain the resources necessary for successful project execution.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies 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

Accountabilities

  • Daily interactions with client to assess and advise client needs and requests
  • Analyze client program, needs and propose solutions and options that provide value to client
  • Manage client deliverables, timelines, and artifacts
  • Monitor team backlog and prioritize activities to deliver on time, on budget, on scope
  • Anticipate client needs and proactively make program recommendations to enhance service value
  • Perform necessary project administration, project statusing, and risk, issue management

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • Prior experience working in a Specialty Pharmaceutical HUB environment, preferred
  • 8+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred