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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Manager, Program - Project Management Office in Atlanta, Georgia

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Reporting to the Director of the Project Management Office (PMO), responsible for Office of Information technology project management. This position will have at least five direct reports, so previous management experience is strongly preferred.


  • Reporting to the Director of the Project Management Office (PMO), responsible for Office of Information Technology (OIT).

  • Develops and manages project processes and resources to maintain effectiveness. Partners with Campus Services, Emory Healthcare, and other campus IT leaders to ensure projects are delivered on time and meet budget and quality expectations.

  • Promotes the PMO value-added proposition across the Enterprise and interacts with OIT team members to ensure high quality project leadership, deliverables, responsiveness and professionalism.

  • Advises PMO Director on project portfolio, status, and resource planning to deliver strategic goals and initiatives. Promotes standardized, balanced, and consistent PM practices to ensure effective process methodologies.

  • Provides contract/vendor management, including review and auditing of existing and new contracts.

  • Analyzes resource requirements and constraints to recommend project staffing.

  • Establishes and nurtures positive relationships with customer organizations to foster collaboration and innovation.

  • Presents information on projects and initiatives to peers, teams and key stakeholders to ensure projects are defined, tracked, and communicated in a consistent and effective manner.

  • Manages people resources and processes to administer day-to-day operations; identifies individual and team skill gaps and developmental opportunities to facilitate career development.

  • Supervises employees and evaluates performance.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field ANDsix (6) years of experience leading project teams, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required.

  • For Construction Project Management roles, only, a RCDD certification is also required.


  • Scrum Agile framework experience preferred.

  • This role supports Programs for the Office of Clinical Research and other departments as needed for fifty percent of the time.

  • Experience with Enterprise Clinical Trials software would be a plus.

  • This role supports multiple Project Managers for the other fifty percent of the time. Experience as a PMO Manager with resources reporting directly to you is preferred.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 69586

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: Program Management

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta