Project Manager III
College of American Pathologists - Northfield, IL

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Distinguish yourself as you help to improve the quality of patient care

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), founded in 1947, has had more impact than any other organization on the standardization and improvement of clinical laboratory procedures. Headquartered just north of Chicago, with a satellite office in D.C., the CAP is the second largest medical association in the US, as measured by revenues. It is the largest medical association exclusively made up of board-certified pathologists supporting the specialty of pathology. In 2012, the CAP was recognized in the Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces special section.

The CAP is committed to pathologists’ success today and tomorrow. In response to the changing health care environment, the CAP is spearheading a multiyear transformation effort that will have an enormous impact on the way pathologists practice and organize; how clinical colleagues, patients, and others in the medical community perceive them; and how the reimbursement for pathologists’ services is structured.

The Project Manager III will be responsible for
  • Overseeing multiple high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration
  • All aspects of the project over the entire project life including initiate, plan, requirements, execute, control, and close.
  • Being familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
  • Aligning individuals to roles & responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and managing the schedule to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Interfacing with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors.
  • Ensuring adherence to quality standards and project deliverables.
Qualified candidates will have strong communication skills and be highly skilled in leading and driving high performance teams. Must have robust experience working with external customers on complex implementation projects and also managing in a matrix organization. Highly sophisticated technical/business analysis and facilitation are required for solving problems, making decisions and/or testing concepts.

A minimum Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 5 years experience in business or software project management with a proven track record of successful implementations and enhancements. Demonstrated expertise in Microsoft Project and other Microsoft Office applications is necessary.

• Competitive salaries • Paid time off • Paid holidays • Comprehensive insurance coverage (including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, flexible spending, life, and short- and long-term disability) • Tuition reimbursement • Retirement plan • Wellness programs • Employee Assistance Program • Flexible hours • Pleasant, smoke-free environment

To view our open positions, visit www.cap.org and check out the “CAP Staff Job Openings” on our Career Center page. If at first you do not find the right role, keep visiting, we’re growing every day.

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The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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