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Randstad Project Manager for Data Architecture and Integration 33465 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Project Manager for Data Architecture and Integration 33465

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$55 - $62 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, March 30, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:830808

job description

Project Manager for Data Architecture and Integration 33465

job summary:

Manage IT project completion in a unit or department, requiring high levels of crossfunctional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed. Perform project management oversight of a mix of small/large projects/workstreams.

This position will support and deliver the project management discipline for client IT's data architecture and integration, with strong potential to support IT's enterprise architecture as well. The Project Manager will guide and plan for project success from project inception through project completion. The Project Manager will be assigned to one or more highly complex technology projects or programs that span multiple functional areas and technology units within client and the IT Department. The Project Manager will leverage foundational knowledge of or experience working with teams developing data architecture and integration to successfully manage projects using agile or waterfall methodologies. The Project Manager will lead the stakeholder communications program; coordinating directly with the functional process and data owners to understand and incorporate multiple functions and user perspectives into the project and plan for successful user acceptance testing and rollout to meet end-user needs and school objectives. The Project Manager will seek out and coordinate with other IT leaders, project managers, technical product owners, business analysts, and SMEs to ensure projects are planned for a successful transition to production support, and to improve the maturity of the IT Project Management processes and toolsets for enhanced collaboration across IT and client.

location: Cambridge, Massachusetts

job type: Contract

salary: $55 - 62 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors



Manage projects from project inceptions to successful completion, leading the orderly progression of projects from the proposal stage through project completion by interacting with administrators, IT staff, faculty, hospital staff, and the Societies.

Coordinate with stakeholders and technologists to define agreed-upon project scope, outcomes, requirements, schedule, and resources; develop actionable project plans and project artifacts; identify, manage and escalate, as appropriate, project risks, issues, and roadblocks to timely delivery.

Lead Change, acting as change agent use skills and expertise to inspire a shared purpose of intent, drive project awareness, communications, and training while ensuring an effective transition into operations.

Manage resources, scope, prioritization, work-plans and the investigation of future enhancements.

Develop and implement project communications framework to ensure wellinformed stakeholders, end-users and technical staff.

Facilitate and drive work sessions; leveraging flexible toolkit of techniques, with the ability to adapt an approach to the needs of the project. - Coordinate with key stakeholders within client at a variety of governance levels.

Liaising with stakeholders and vendors to lead the discovery of both technical and non-technical solutions to meet requirements.

Overseeing development and testing of evaluations, product enhancements

Typical Core Duties:

Expected to lead projects / workstreams as a project manager - Look across portfolio of projects and identify issues and dependencies - Create and maintain training materials; act as a resource to school/unit staff - Apply client's IT technical standards and best practices - Abide by and follow the client IT Code of Conduct

Basic Qualifications - Minimum of two years' post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience - Demonstrated cross-functional project leadership experience - Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor - Understanding of SDLC models and experience with technical project management discipline and practices - Attitude that supports an Agile working environment Additional Qualifications - Master's degree in technology leadership, business administration, related field or equivalent experience. - Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, ServiceNow, Jira - Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to build and cultivate strong relationships and work effectively with diverse groups, including education and noneducation personnel, internal and external to client - Demonstrated "can do" work ethic coupled with effective time management and ability to overcome ambiguously or under-defined problems, simplify and clarify objectives, and lead the team to successful outcomes - High level of energy, determination, and perseverance, to act as an agent of change in a demanding organization - Familiarity or experience with data architecture and integration, enterprise architecture, and service delivery protocols - Experience working at a medical school or demonstrated an ability to deliver results in an academic environment is a plus - PMI certification is a plus - Agile, Lean and/or Facilitation certification is a plus - Experience with leading complex, mission-critical, technical projects - Excellent time management, organization, and planning skills - Strong business/systems analysis skills, proven meeting facilitation, and documentation skills. - Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to share information effectively and confidently to internal and external audiences of varying levels of technical knowledge. - Manage multiple assigned tasks and projects with minimal supervision.

Certificates and Licenses - PMP or other relevant certification and experience preferred, e.g., Scrum Master


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Project Manager

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