BI Project Manager (Project Manager, Intermediate)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 2021-12550
The Project Manager position within the BIAA University Analytics team plays a major role in identifying, leading, developing, and implementing technology-based Business Intelligence (BI) solutions for OHSU's Academic and Administrative subject areas. This individual is a key liaison between business users (e.g. HR, Central Financial Services, School of Medicine, OPAM, the Registrars Office), BI Business Analysts and IT project teams.
The incumbent will be responsible for the following project management activities:
Participating in writing functional requirements, documenting use cases, solution development and application of development standards to ensure that the project team delivers solutions that meet the customer's needs while minimize defects.
Establishing agreements between the business customer and the project team on the requirements of the system, the scope and the timeline for planned and in progress work.
Communicating to key stake holders through status reports, presentations and written documentation to assure that project and system stake holders have all necessary information regarding team efforts and system changes.
Monitoring project and support work, triaging work, maintaining project plans, project documentation and reference materials.
Planning and tracking of data storage, delivery, and integration projects.
Insuring cost effectiveness, utilization of fixed assets, horizontal and vertical communication, risk analysis, and quality assurance.
Identify and resolve issues related to work barriers, ensuring assigned projects are delivered within scope, schedule, budget and quality levels are consistent with partner/customer expectations.
Implement Business Intelligence solutions by developing detailed project plans with dependencies and critical path tasks using the BIAA SDLC model, agile, Smartsheet, Jira and other project management tools.
Track and assign tasks to team members, vendors and customers with follow up to assure that tasks are completed on schedule.
Identify project and task completion milestones and report to management when they are not met or are at risk.
Provide progress reports, schedule and prepare relevant meeting materials to conduct progress meetings.
Manage projects such as data warehouse development, data governance, third party software selection, BIAA specific projects as identified by leadership and software upgrades/implementation/integration projects.
Incorporate change management techniques to facilitate user acceptance and manage expectations.
Manages dispersed project team resources and timetables within BIAA and across other departments.
Mentor other BI team members in project management and agile methodology.
Facilitate the use of standardized BI project templates and processes.
System Maintenance, management and coordination (i.e. management of small maintenance projects, system updates)
Work with key stake holders and Data Stewards to prioritize maintenance and support requests.
Coordinate BI and IT resource needs to complete production support activities.
Facilitate communication of changes and impacts to stake holders.
Business and Process Analysis
Understand, and where necessary, document business processes and identify potential process improvements and how BI solutions will facilitate those efforts.
Work with data warehouse architects, system administrators, business analysts, trainers and users to gather requirements and provide input into the design of BI meta-data and/or reports.
Work with analysts and users to determine what data is available in data source systems, how this data is defined, how to access reports and information, how key metrics are defined and analysis is performed, and standards for the presentation and use of information.
Work with data warehouse developers, line-of-business analysts and users to define data structures that support and enhance information access.
This position is currently 100% telework/remoteand may includeremote work long-term. Candidate must be able to work from home full-time initially.
Bachelors degree in business or computer science or related field and fiveyears work related experience in the BI or technology field.
Within that five years of experience you need to have:
Two or more years of demonstrated experience managing projects to a successful completion, preferably in the BI or technology field
Experience with enterprise BI reporting products such as IBM Cognos Analytics, SAP Business Objects or Power BI
Experience leading requirements gathering sessions and documenting associated business requirements for large-scale IT projects
Experience leading technical teams
Experience with Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes and procedures and Agile methodology
Minimum three years of experience facilitating user meetings and working sessions to identify and document requirements
Job Related Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies):
Successful candidates must show that they have significant organizational skills and can lead projects from conception, schedule, design, testing, through implementation
Knowledge of data warehousing architecture and data models
Ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis with excellent attention to detail
Proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to accurately document system technical artifacts at a level of detail sufficient for ongoing production support
Please note: Effective Oct. 18, 2021, all OHSU employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have an approved medical or religious exception. If you are hired by OHSU after Oct. 18, you will need to be fully vaccinated (or obtain an approved exception) prior to starting work, and need to provide proof of vaccination (or approved exception) within 10 days of starting work.
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