Sanford Health Senior Project Manager - IT Portfolio Project Management in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Project Manager | IT Portfolio Project Management | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : IT Project Portfolio Mgmt

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The Senior Project Manager applies advanced knowledge and experience to complex, high-risk, high-cost projects. Works independently with minimal direction on day-to-day work. Determines own methods and approaches to work; establishes work priorities and timelines for own work, as well as project team. Projects often require problem resolution for unique challenges and require generation of solutions that look beyond the immediate problem to wider implications. Builds professional networks and identifies and connects resources to solve issues and achieve goals. Serves as a resource for leadership and stakeholders, as well as a mentor to project team. Provides leadership for project teams and delivers project(s) that span across one or more business units, or includes one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously. Manages resources, schedules, financials and adheres to quality and control guidelines throughout the full project management life cycle, including creating, managing and updating timelines, budgets, resources, vendors, and key project deliverables from project initiation to close out. Assesses project risks, proposes resolutions, manages change requests, and tracks implementation of resolution through to completion to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Verifies that the project achieves the proposed benefits defined in the business case. The Senior Project Manager has authority over the project and assumes responsibility for projects. Contributes to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery. Serves as change agent, influencing stakeholders and project deliverables to change organizational culture and processes. Presents project proposals, updates, and outcomes to senior leadership. Requires strong background in Visio, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office suite. According to team and organizational needs, may perform project manager duties.


Manages multiple high-risk, high-cost projects involving multiple stakeholders. Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors significant projects. Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Identifies risks and vulnerabilities; creates contingency plans. Initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans. Documents project meetings, particularly status reports on deliverables and next steps. Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards. Conducts regular and ad-hoc project reviews with project team, sponsors, and clients. Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials. Achieves influence and impact even when holding a position contrary to the majority.


Senior Project manager with experience in merger and acquisition activities.


Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent advanced training in project management required. . Bachelor's degree required. Five years' experience managing full lifecycle projects desired. Previous experience working with business stakeholders in a cross-functional matrix environment required. Advanced working knowledge with project management software and Microsoft Office required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req22920