IT Project Manager in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/4/2021

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Job Description


Our Team:

We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of speciality behavioral health and addiction disorders. Acadia Healthcare is headquartered in Franklin, TN and is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in the nation. Our organization values input from employees and fosters collaboration to create a team oriented service delivery system.

Our Benefits: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunity for growth that is second to none in the industry 

Your Job as an IT Project Manager: 

The IT Project Manager works under the direction of the VP of IT and is responsible for the overall planning, management and completion of IT projects on a wide variety of business units and programs. Works with stakeholders to develop project scope of work documents and project plans. Uses project management skills to define project deliverables, identify resource requirements, provide reporting structures and ensure projects are completed within budget, on time and in scope. Ensures effective communications and relationships between internal customers, stakeholders, sponsors and project team members are maintained.

Your Responsibilities as an IT Project Manager: 

  • Manages multiple medium to large technical projects and/or programs from beginning to end that can be very complex in nature through the integration of requirement definition, project planning, and resource direction to meet corporate objectives in conjunction with the enterprise project portfolio.
  • Works with sponsors and stakeholders to develop project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Defines the responsibilities of parties involved in the project including stakeholders, management, project team, vendors and internal customers affected by the project.
  • Integrates project plans and schedules from multiple sources to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manages the agreed project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters.
  • Ensures that project inter-dependencies within the IT Project Portfolio and across other departments are considered and are tracked, planned and executed as projects.
  • Works with Team Leads to assign, schedule, review, and monitor project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines.
  • Identifies, tracks, monitors and communicates project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of IT projects.
  • Adapts project plans, schedules and resource assignments as required throughout projects to respond to emerging requirements and risks.
  • Maintains effective communication and working relationships with project stakeholders and project team members, communicating project status, progress and issues within the team as well as to project sponsors and upper management.
  • Analyzes, documents and shares lessons learned with Project and Team Leads, completes project closure process and documentation, adjust project processes and documentation as required per analysis at project close.

Your Skills and

Job Requirements

as an IT Project Manager: 

  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a business analyst, project management, or information technology role in a complex business and systems environment
  • PMP or CAPM preferred
  • Experience with technical alternatives and basic knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external