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Sanford Health Senior IT Project Manager - IT PMO in Fargo, North Dakota

Job Title: Senior IT Project Manager | IT PMO | Multi-City

City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Department : IT Business Management Application

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Lead teams to deliver projects that span one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules and financials while adhering to quality and control guidelines throughout the full project management life cycle. Manage issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery, and contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

Administer projects on a day-to-day basis, and verify that they produce the required deliverables of quality within the specified constraints of time and cost, and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

Lead the project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Take ownership of the full project life cycle, including the successful project delivery and the full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.

Ensures resource availability and allocation. Coordinate internal resources, third parties and vendors for the flawless execution of projects, while ensuring the delivery of all projects on time, within scope and within budget.

Develops project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility. Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in the project scope, schedule and costs.

Manage relationships with all stakeholders, establish and maintain relationships with third parties and vendors. Report and escalate an issues to management as needed.

Develop a detailed project plan to track progress, and measure project performance using the appropriate systems, tools and techniques. Identify and assess risks and facilitate resolution to minimize project risks, and create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Must be a strong, diplomatic leader with the ability to motivate teams of various sizes, and lead up, down and across multiple business and technology organizations.

Required to exhibit an ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence, with experience in successfully leading projects and programs to completion on-time, on-schedule and within budget.

Must demonstrate experience leading and managing various projects and programs, including internal and external resources, while holding teams accountable for performance, with in-depth experience presenting to executive sponsors using excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and non-technical staff at all levels of management.

Required demonstrate experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers, and an ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies.


Contributes to the advancement of industry standards in process excellence. Develops strategic partnerships that significantly increase the organization's capabilities. Monitors and improves problem reporting, tracking, escalation and resolution. Designs budget management strategies that are in line with the organization's central goals. Communicates with managerial, technical and business stakeholders on progress reporting. Designs processes involved in managing quality assurance in large scale IT projects or portfolios. Updates resource requirements by identifying and responding to changing needs. Responds to shifting priorities while maintaining progress of regularly scheduled work. Monitors every step in an IT project to ensure all aspects of the project are delivered on-time. Prepares and delivers complex presentations to large or critical technical and business audiences.


Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum of seven years of experience working with business stakeholders in a cross-functional matrix environment and an advanced working knowledge with project management software and Microsoft Office required.

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent advanced training in project management required within one year.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Multi-City

State: Multi-State

Job Function: General Administration

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD04374