EPMO Senior Project Manager/UKHC

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Job Title:

EPMO Senior Project Manager/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

EPMO Senior Project Manager

Department Name:

H4022:Enterprise Project Management Office

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Project Management Professional(PMP) Certification

Physical Requirements:

The physical conditions of this position include: occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; occasionally standing or walking with objects up to 25lbs; regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time with repetitive motions (such as typing). This position may require less than 10% of job-related travel.


Primarily Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Some evenings, nights, and weekends may be required per organizational needs.

Job Summary:

UK HealthCare (UKHC) is seeking an experienced, Project Management (PMI certified PMP), professional for a Senior Project Manager position within the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). This position will be accountable for efficient, effective delivery of professional services required to support the UK Healthcare Enterprise. The role requires frequent interaction, collaboration, planning, and cooperation with senior level UKHC leadership and stakeholders required to develop and deliver projects that meet Enterprise Business Objectives. This position will operate in a matrixed organization that requires excellent interpersonal skills, persuasion and influencing skills, and the ability to lead large multi-disciplinary teams through significant amount of varied work assignments.

The following information represents typical skills and function required to successfully function in the Project Manager role:
• Develop, monitor, and control detailed Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) that can be used to develop Project Plans, Project Schedules, Resource Plans, Performance Metrics, Project Milestones, and Business Case(s).
• Mentor and/or lead stakeholders and associates in the mastery of project management principles and tools.
• Ensure adherence to established UKHC EPMO project methodologies.
• Align projects with business strategy.
• Develop, monitor, and manage Program/Project budgets.
• Develop, monitor, and manage Resource Plans.
• Develop, edit, and publish documentation relative to Project Delivery and Support of the end solution.
• Develop project briefings, updates, status reports, etc. in a format suitable for briefing senior level UKHC leadership.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will possess a proven track record of collaborative work, excellent communication skills, and proficiency in MS Office/Project software as well as some experience with ServiceNow project management software. Must excel in strategic operations & improvement initiatives.

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Preferred Education/Experience:

This position requires a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and 5-8 years of project management experience in a healthcare setting preferred. Master’s Degree preferred.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time