The Sr. Project Manager (PM) will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance necessary to plan and implement new customer and enterprise focused projects into the business unit operations. As an integral part of the Project Management Office, the duties and deliverables of the Sr. Project Manager will include: Agenda Development, Meeting Minutes, Business Case development, ROI development, Integration with 3rd Parties, Lead both Internal and Client Working Sessions, Risk Mitigation Strategy, Workflow Design Documentation (Process Maps), Project Plan Development, Timeline Adherence, Change Management Support, Executive Project Status Reporting, Provide insights on project design components, Facilitate decision-making amongst stakeholders. Manages cross functional projects on behalf of entire 3PL team, to improve alignment, eliminate barriers to success and identify synergy opportunities. The Sr. Project Manager operates with very little management direction and is expected to be self-driven.
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Leadership: Provides oversight to project teams to ensure tasks are met timely, scope is well defined and adhered to, proper approvals are obtained, and any risks or barriers to project progression are escalated and mitigated. Acts as intermediary between business and technical teams for identification and interpretation of critical requirements related to project delivery. Manages conflict resolution to ensure successful project completion and ownership of the outcomes.
Stakeholder Alignment: Must have the ability to present clearly to both internal and external customers and executive sponsors the project status, risks, impacts and needs on weekly or monthly basis. Must ensure compliance to contractual agreements with clients and ensure project falls within confines of internal/external budgets.
Project Deliverables: Create and maintain detailed project plans and timelines, project status reports, meeting minutes, action and decision logs and various other standard project artifacts. Must produce high-quality project deliverables as measured by PMO standards.
Project Management: Responsible for coordination of all project stakeholder groups and workstreams through the project lifecycle for successful delivery of assigned business and technology projects on-time and on budget with minimal defects as measured by project metrics established at project inception.
Strategic Contributor: Works closely with executive sponsors and clients for thorough project discovery and vetting. Responsible for the comprehensive development of business cases and justifications for new projects.
Team Contributor: Participates and contributes to PMO team planning activities and meetings. Shares best practices and consults as subject matter expert for project updates in team meetings.
Financial Management : Monitors project budget and sizing against plan on a monthly basis and prepares analysis if established thresholds are not met. Works across departments to ensure project budgets are achieved at a standard monthly cadence.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Education/Training : 4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience. PMP Preferred.
Business Experience: Typically requires 6+ years relevant experience.
6+ years of consultative experience in a formal project planning role
Prior Lean / six sigma methodology experience strongly preferred
PMP certification highly preferred
Experience managing diverse cross functional teams in a matrix environment
Previous experience in presenting project plans, timelines, and requirements to clients and leadership
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the organization
Ability to manage multiple projects toward effective solutions and timelines
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Visio
Advanced skills with Smartsheet
Mentors junior level Project Managers and serves as subject matter expert foe project management processes
Operates with minimal management direction
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Preferred industry experience: Third party logistics, drug distribution, PBM, insurance, manufacturing
Excellent in person and remote facilitation ability
Executive presence and strong presentation skills
Strong financial acumen to evaluate and recommend solutions
Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Agile Methodologies, highly preferred
Working Conditions: Travel- up to 25%
Physical Requirements: General Office Demands
McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.
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