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Director Project Management Office (PMO)

Surgical Care Affiliates
Birmingham, AL 35203
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Location: US-AL-Birmingham
Type: Full Time Employee
# of Openings: 1


The role of the Director - Project Management Office is to establish, implement, develop, and control best practices for IT project management throughout the organization. This includes defining and documenting all policies and processes of project lifecycles in order to deliver these projects according to plan and within budget. The Director - Project Management Office will also create formal methodologies for defining project key performance metrics and allocating resources.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Strategy & Planning
  • Define how the scope, goals, and deliverables of IT projects should support business goals, in collaboration with senior management.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project lifecycle.
  • Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to project managers, owners, sponsors, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion.
  • Establish project timelines and milestones/deliverables using the appropriate tools.
  • Determine frequency and content of status reports from project managers, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas/mitigate project risks.

Acquisition & Deployment
  • Effectively manage project teams' time and allocate resources to ensure deliverables are completed.
  • Assess and approve/disapprove need for additional staff or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary, during project's lifecycle.

Operational Management
  • Direct and manage development of all IT projects within the PMO portfolio from beginning to end.
  • Develop best practices, techniques, and tools for project planning, execution, project management, ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, communication, and key performance metrics.
  • Communicate project management standards and techniques to the appropriate training staff.
  • Review budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Track and monitor all project milestones and deliverables.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Accept and assess status reports, change requests, and requirements documentation to ensure smooth project progression.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate, and supervise new project team leads, team members, and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within and between various project teams.


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • PMP certification a plus but not required
  • Experience with Agile methodology strongly preferred
  • 5+ years' experience in project management, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience directly supervising and leading a team
  • Experience working effectively in a corporate, matrixed environment with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Experience in developing and deploying project best practices, policies, procedures, and processes.

EEO Statement
We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

Posted: 2020-09-12 Expires: 2020-10-13

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