Job Number: 20019611

Location: Lewisville, TX

Date Posted: 9-2-2017

Job Title: Project Manager

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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

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering