Executive Director of Project Management

Cardon Outreach   •  

Grand Rapids, MI

Industry: Healthcare


11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago

Job Description

MedData has an excellent career opportunity available as an Executive Director of Project Management to work in a regional office located in The Woodlands, Texas or in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


The Executive Director of Project Management has the primary responsibility for incoming IT Operations projects, both client, operations and internal IT and responsible for the client implementations and Business Analysis groups. The Executive Director of Project Management creates project plans and tracks and drives progress towards the objectives established by IOC leaders. The Executive Director manages multiple projects in various stages of delivery, ensure delivery of client implementations with IT components and manage the gathering of requirements for all approved projects.


  1. Creates project portfolio from all project plans using MyIT tool and monitor overall project progress and delivery of all projects
  2. Facilitates and manage project communication within IT teams, stakeholders and clients through the use of best practices
  3. Troubleshoots project issues and engages the appropriate resources as needed and create a project improvement plans
  4. Provide monthly portfolio reports for entire organization
  5. Work with Leader of CMT organization to put together the IOC meetings
  6. Escalates any significant issues to the appropriate management team as needed
  7. Ensures project compliance with MDI standards, tracks project risks proactively and creates mitigation plans for serious risks
  8. Negotiates issues resolution in a matrix management environment with multiple priorities
  9. Actively prioritizes team workload to ensure quality results are delivered on time and within budget
  10. Provides leadership and mentoring to team
  11. Ensure all projects are classified and managed through our established processes and models
  12. Assists with creating and maintaining standards with the PMO, BA and Client Implementation groups
  13. Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 10-15 years of direct experience managing IT projects and 10 years of supervisory experience.
  • Comfortable with managing the technology components of the projects.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously, problem solve in fast paced environment, and work effectively under significant deadline pressure.
  • Relevant experience may include some or all of the following:
  • Unix, Windows, Web technologies (e.g., HTML, XML, web services), Email technologies, Networking and Datacenter Concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Self-starter with a strong initiative
  • Ability to thrive in a highly matrixed environment while managing multiple priorities simultaneously