MS Project Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-New Providence
Requisition ID
Posted Date
4 weeks ago(1/23/2018 11:00 AM)
Information Technology




Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


The primary purpose of the Project Manager role is to manage and control internal projects for the business, to ensure project completion on time to budget and meeting business needs. Will be responsible for managing Health IT projects including upgrades, applications and infrastructure.


  • Support Solutions or other Management by providing project management control on key initiatives, usually pertaining to managing and delivering solutions to market or to internal process improvement.
  • Support Solution Teams or Business leaders to define overall work breakdown structure, detailed tasks, and assess impacts on other projects.
  • Ensure adherence to common processes, such as the Product LifeCycle Management (PLM) process.
  • Work with Project Team to define, estimate & schedule specific tasks to achieve project scope.
  • Provide a platform for communication and relationship management -- engage stakeholders for buy-in, relieve bottlenecks & complexity.
  • Provide performance monitoring, information and reporting; help diagnose root cause of problems. 
  • Identify and escalate critical issues in timely manner.
  • Ensure teams are taking corrective action as necessary to deliver complete scope, desired quality and timeliness of strategic      programs.
  • Keep team apprised via project plans, meetings and discussion minutes of project tasks identified, tasks to be completed, and work not completed.

For the roles that have direct reports, we have defined standard accountabilities that Allscripts expects every manager to deliver as regards to managing and developing their team members.


*These accountabilities apply for the Project Manager, regarding project team members:


  • · Identify resource needs and competencies
  • · Set and communicate team/individual responsibilities
  • · Raise concerns timely to leadership regarding mismatch on required project team member’s competencies
  • · Allocate work load to fully utilise every program team member’s talent




Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification preferred.
  • Successful completion of Bachelor’s degree or relevant business / information  technology experience.
  • Solid knowledge of project management methodologies, tools & techniques.
  • Strong ability to collaborate with individual contributors to define business process  issues, analyze operational efficiencies, implement creative solutions, and measure delivery results.
  • Demonstrable project management skills, including influencing, communications and tracking skills, and planning and organization.



  • Minimum 3 years relevant project management and/or management experience, plus at least 5 years relevant business experience.
  • Health IT experience preferred

Travel Requirements:

  •  Occasional as warranted by project work
  •  Potential local travel will vary depending on project requirements 


Working Arrangements:

  • Work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards; substantial time is spent working on a computer, having meetings and on conference calls.



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