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IT Project Manager

Requisition #: 250527
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care, Hanover, MD 21076
Category: Non-Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 28, 2020

Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC) is the managed care and health services business of Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the premier health delivery, academic, and research institutions in the United States. JHHC is a $2.5B business serving over 400,000 lives with lines of business in Medicaid, Medicare, commercial, military health, health solutions, and venture investments. JHHC has become a leader in provider-sponsored health plans and is poised for future growth.

Many organizations talk about transforming the future of healthcare, Johns Hopkins HealthCare is actually doing it. We develop innovative, analytics-driven health programs in collaboration with provider partners to drive improved quality and better health outcomes for the members and communities we serve. If you are interested in improving how healthcare is delivered, join the JHHC team.

Position Summary:

Must be familiar with all administrative aspects of operations. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for project management and identification, development and implementation, including providing staff support in planning and managing departmental and organizational initiatives and administrative projects. Facilitates information exchange between JHHC senior management and departments, Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) entities, vendors/consultants and outside agencies.

The IT Project Manager job function is responsible for the management of one or more projects within the IT Department. The IT Project Manager will drive projects from original concept through final implementation. The IT PM will also develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Projects may span two or more organizational boundaries and follow Traditional or Agile project management practices. The IT PM will primarily focus on initiatives that help to run and grow the business.


  1. Education:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business in Health Administration, Project Management or related degree is required; a Master’s Degree is preferred. Related work experience may be substituted for some educational requirements.

B. Knowledge:

Knowledge of project management, financial analysis, and business/strategic planning is required. Knowledge of Quality Management, Planning and Administrative theory, and Customer Service Theory is preferred. Knowledge and experience related to project management and implementation of strategic initiatives.

C. Skills:

High level of interpersonal skill, written and oral communication necessary to interface with various levels of management. Ability to work independently and meet scheduled time frames; manage multiple projects simultaneously; and prepare oral and/or written presentations to senior management. Ability to compile and coordinate high quality reports, proposals and written work product for customers. Must have high level of spreadsheet, database, presentation, and project scheduling and word processing software skills. High level of meeting management, computer, teaching and training, organization and time management, High level of leadership/facilitation skills. High level of analytical ability necessary to identify and illustrate relationships among activities, recommend courses of action based on making choices among alternative and design recommended.

D. Required Licensure, Certification, Etc.:

Professional (PMP) or equivalent project/program management certification preferred

E. Work Experience:

IT Project Manager

Minimum of 3 years of experience in Business, program development and/or project development/management preferably in health insurance is required.

  • Minimum of 1 years working on projects involving project life cycle.
  • Experience in managing projects in Functional Environment is a plus.
  • The ability to use PMIS to plan a project with tasks, efforts, and resources.

F. Machines, Tools, Equipment:

Computer, electronic mail, telephone systems, general office and communication equipment


A. Budget Responsibility:

Fiscal awareness makes appropriate recommendations for equipment, supplies, etc. Effectively utilize resources within control and budget. Tracks budget associated with projects.

B. Authority/Decision Making Level:

Manage work independently. Arranges daily schedule to meet customer and project needs. Works within JHM decision-making hierarchy. Escalates within the organization as needed.

C. Supervisory Responsibility:

May delegate to others on project team

Problem Solving:

Ability to assess, plan and implement projects. Awareness of need for timely communication, able to identify potential barriers and strategies, and able to synthesize and integrate information. Able to offer unique solutions, and fresh approach to inspire team members to pursue non-traditional methods when appropriate.

Information Management:

Able to read and interpret variety of reports. Ability to input, manage and extract reports and other information. Knowledge of Microsoft Sharepoint for documentation and project planning purposes is beneficial.

Working Conditions:

Works in a normal office environment where there are no physical discomforts due to temperature, noise, dust, etc. Work is sedentary in nature and requires frequent computer usage

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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