Head of IT Portfolio

New York, NY 10004

Posted: 07/20/2023 Job Number: mbrenick202387 Pay Rate: $0.00

Job Description

We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated individual to join our team as the Healthcare IT Head of Portfolio. The ideal candidate will have a solid background in healthcare IT project management, extensive experience in healthcare database implementation, and a strong understanding of provider and payer settings. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in technology healthcare transformation projects and be adept at managing scope, timeline, and vendor delivery. The ability to provide weekly executive status updates through visually appealing dashboards is crucial. Excellent communication skills, a degree in engineering, and a strong team player mindset are also required for this role.


Lead and manage the healthcare IT portfolio, ensuring successful execution of multiple projects simultaneously.

Oversee end-to-end project management, including project planning, resource allocation, risk management, and quality assurance.

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.

Drive healthcare database implementation projects, working closely with internal teams and external vendors to ensure successful deployment and optimization.

Manage project timelines and milestones, tracking progress and resolving any issues or delays that may arise.

Provide weekly executive status updates through visually appealing dashboards, highlighting project achievements, challenges, and risks.

Collaborate with stakeholders to define project requirements, assess technical feasibility, and identify potential risks or obstacles.

Foster effective communication channels among project teams, stakeholders, and executive leadership, ensuring alignment and transparency.

Evaluate and select vendors based on project requirements and oversee vendor management throughout the project lifecycle.

Monitor and control project budgets, ensuring adherence to financial guidelines and maximizing value for the organization.

Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in healthcare IT project management, leveraging this knowledge to drive continuous improvement.


Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.

5-10 years of experience as a healthcare IT project manager, specifically in healthcare database implementation and technology healthcare transformation projects.

Proven track record in managing complex projects, including scope, timeline, and vendor delivery management.

Experience working in provider and payer settings, with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry's regulatory and operational landscape.

Strong knowledge of healthcare databases, data integration, and data analytics.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively interact with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

Proficiency in creating executive-level status dashboards and reports.

Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a keen attention to detail.

Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and lead through influence.

Self-starter with a proactive and results-oriented mindset.

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