ACOG National Office

  • IT Project Manager

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    2018-1211
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Grant Funded
    No
  • Overview

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking  an IT Project Manager to manage projects and deliver solutions that have a significant technology component on time and meeting financial objectives through a disciplined approach to business analysis and project management.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform task management, risk management, requirements gathering and testing for projects being managed
    • Drive projects to successful completion (deployment, training, documentation, support) while working within the constraints and timeline of the business
    • Actively track each aspect of project performance against schedules, ensuring that milestones are being met and obstacles and issues are identified and brought to the designated team member to ensure that project goals are achieved
    • Work with other IT Solutions Team members to develop plans/schedules/deliverables to meet delivery dates for Information Technology solutions serving as the manager or member of various projects
    • Identify and escalate issues and risks early to minimize impact to the overall project schedule
    • Communicate with business SMEs to ensure expectations are kept in line with project objectives & status
    • Assist in the development, management and continuous improvement of business analysis and project management processes & templates 
    • Monitor project progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, publishing progress reports & recommending actions
    • Analyze complex problems and create innovative solutions by applying analytic and critical thinking skills
    • Manage the collection, analysis, validation, and documentation of business needs and requirements
    • Facilitate requirements gathering discussions to capture, translate, analyze and summarize information presented by the participants into requirements
    • Create various scope options dependent on priorities and cost/benefit expectations
    • Develop and maintain solid understanding of core technologies in use at ACOG and researches new technologies that could be leveraged to address organizational needs
    • Document current and future business processes
    • Participate in the definition of acceptance criteria and quality metrics to help drive adoption
    • Proactively identify technology business needs as they relate to new implementations as well as enhancements to current services
    • Facilitate the design of integrated solutions (process, technical & organizational)
    • Ensure the end to end solution is proven to deliver the required business results
    • Drive adoption of the designed processes and solution use with stakeholders, leading knowledge transfer
    • Bachelor’s Degree in business or Information Technology or an equivalent combination of education & experience
    • PM certification strongly desired
    • Minimum of three years of experience leading and/or facilitating technology implementations with at least two years of experience directly related to business analysis and/or business consulting
    • Excellent meeting facilitation and presentation skills required
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Visio
    • MS Project Management experience/knowledge preferred
    • Commitment to accomplishing goals within the defined timelines and meet project schedule deadlines
    • Ability to work with others in a team environment and share technical capabilities within the organization
    • Ability to assess and identify technologies for potential solutions
    • Experience successfully deploying technology solutions
    • Ability to take direction and work independently, or as part of a team, on assigned tasks
    • Proficiency in requirements definition with a sound technical background and the ability to quickly adapt to changing technology
    • Demonstrated history of superior communication skills, verbal and written, with diverse personalities and technical competency
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure, able to meet deadlines, maintain objectivity, and make timely decisions
    • Proven ability to facilitate requirements gathering sessions, accurately mapping current and future workflow processes
    • Experience, and commitment to, providing exceptional customer service
    • Self-motivated and directed with a keen attention to detail
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks

    Qualifications

    About ACOG

    American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care through continuing medical education, practice, and research. When you join ACOG, you’re joining an organization that promotes growth, development, and flexibility. People who work at ACOG are driven to reduce barriers to contraception for all women, regardless of income, employment, or state of residence.

     

    Why ACOG?

    • Our passionate team! Our team is led by experts in reproductive and maternal-fetal medicine, patient safety, and health care policy. We strongly believe in equal access for all women to high quality, safe health care. Our obsession with reducing maternal mortality, protecting access to contraception coverage, and addressing health disparities, has led to great strides in federal and state legislation. Join our team and help us advance the ob-gyn profession and women’s health care.
    • We love to learn! As an educational organization, ACOG provides learning opportunities to members and employees alike. Our learning opportunity benefits include tuition reimbursement, onsite instructor-led trainings, leadership development programs, and participation in professional organizations.

    Our Perks

    100% Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace – Work/Life Design (i.e. flexible work schedule) –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Health Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings

     

    ACOG is an EEO employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As a federal government contractor and in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and Executive Orders, the College takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees covered are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic that is protected by applicable law. For more information about your equal employment opportunity rights, please view this poster: EEO is the Law. The College also participates in E-Verify.

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