Senior Project Manager

  • University of New Mexico
  • Albuquerque, NM, USA
  • Oct 01, 2020
Full-time Agile Business Intelligence (BI) Data Analysis Data Collection Data Reporting Data Visualization Excel Information Technology (IT) Project Management Tableau

Job Description

Do you thrive working in a fast- paced environment with an organization that wants to make a difference in the world? The University of New Mexico's Project ECHO has an amazing opportunity for you to join our Project Management Office (PMO) as an IT Project Manager 2! You will work with the PMO office for the ECHO Nursing Home COVID Action Network. The project aims to train and support nursing home staff on best practices for protecting patients, staff, and visitors from deadly coronavirus infection and spread.

As a successful IT Project Manager 2, you will have proven experience independently managing well-defined, medium complexity projects and be process- and systems-oriented. You will be a problem solver that uses strong verbal and written communication skills, and has the ability to harmonize multiple inputs and perspectives to create a shared vision for action. You will play an active role in working across multiple teams and internal stakeholders and participating in:

  • Championing and advocating for the project team members and assisting in the planning and implementation of process improvements across the organization

  • Developing data collection processes and systems for data analysis, reporting and visualization of programmatic metrics; uses Excel, business intelligence and data visualization tools, such as Power BI and Tableau

  • Creating and maintaining project and resource plans using tools such as MS Project, Smartsheet, and Teamwork

  • Providing regular status reports for PMO and key stakeholders

  • Leading project planning sessions and status meetings

  • Maintaining up to date project requirements and track requirement changes throughout the project lifecycle

  • Implementing change control procedures that include setting up the Change Control Board that reviews and approves change requests and evaluates impacts to deadlines, resources and budgets

  • Working with project teams to ensure that approved changes are communicated and project plans modified as required

  • Monitoring project plans, tracking resources against planned work and providing feedback and risk mitigation plans to stakeholders

  • Maintaining all project documentation including: project requirements, assumptions and issues logs, and project status reports to ensure that deliverables are aligned with the project goals and objectives

  • Consulting and sharing common project artifacts, methods, and templates with project team members for operational efficiencies and effectiveness

  • Providing data analysis, reporting and visualization of programmatic metrics with project team members; looks for ways to standardize reporting

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 3 years' experience related to the duties and responsibilities specified

  • At least 3 years independently managing medium- to high-complexity projects using standard project management methods, tools and templates; use of Waterfall or Agile methodologies

  • Experience using a project planning software tool such as Microsoft Projects, Smartsheets, Teamwork

  • Experience with data collection, analysis and reporting using Excel and business intelligence and data visualization tools such as Power BI, Tableau, etc.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.

  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.

Project ECHO:

Project ECHO is a telemedicine and distance-learning program with partners all over the world. Work hours outside of normal business hours may be required. We are fortunate to have access to advanced technology, which will require some teleworking.

Project ECHO prides itself on being a values-based organization. Our seven values include: Service to the Underserved, Demonopolize Knowledge, Mutual Trust and Respect, Teamwork, Excellence and Accountability, Innovation and Learning and Joy of Work. We strive to find individuals who can embrace and exemplify these values.

Project ECHO is committed to democratizing medical knowledge and getting best practice care to underserved people all over the world. We are funded in part by grants from the GE Foundation, the Helmsley Charitable Trust, the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, the Merck Foundation, Robert Wood and the US Government. We have received support from the NM Legislature and the New Mexico Department of Health.

Project ECHO's goal is to touch the lives of 1 billion people by 2025 and we are looking for mission-driven high performers who share similar values. Join our team and help us achieve this goal!

Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM

Project ECHO (259B)

Employment Type:

Staff Type:
Term - Full-Time

Term End Date:


For Best Consideration Date:

Benefits Eligible:

This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.

ERB Statement:

Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.

Application Instructions:

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application. Please submit a current resume and a cover letter. On the resume, please indicate whether previous job listed were full-time or part-time positions. If part-time, please include amounts of hours worked each week. Please also include month and year for start and end dates for each job listed. Instructions for cover letter: please describe how you meet the preferred qualifications in the posting. Official transcripts, High School Diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

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