Sanford Health Program Manager - IT Project Portfolio Mgmt in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Program Manager | IT Project Portfolio Mgmt | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : IT Project Portfolio Mgmt

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Apply advanced knowledge and experience to complex, interconnected complementary projects while ensuring projects stay in line with each other. Work independently with minimal direction on day-to-day work. Determine own methods and approaches, and establish own work priorities and timelines for own work, as well as the project teams. Program management often requires problem resolution for unique and complex challenges and requires generation of solutions that look beyond the immediate problem to wider implications. Build professional networks, and identify and connect resources to solve issues and achieve goals. Serve as a resource for leadership, stakeholders and the project team. Align program projects and assess the impact of programs on business performance. Provide direction and leadership to project teams working on program projects. Define the scope of the program and projects that support it while defining best practices, processes and policies to ensure alignment with program objectives. Plan, organize and deliver key projects/programs and its activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization. Detail the roadmap for program management within focal area. Manage resources, schedules, and financials and adhere to quality and control guidelines. Assess program/project risks, propose resolutions, manage change requests and track implementation of resolution through to completion. Verify that the program achieves the proposed benefits defined in the business case.Maintain authority over the program and its projects and assume responsibility for the overall program. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving program/project delivery. Serve as change agent, influencing stakeholders and project deliverables to change organizational culture and processes. Present program/project proposals, updates and outcomes to senior leadership. According to team and organizational needs, may perform project manager duties.


Ensures that technical objectives and functional requirements align in all IT projects. Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities. Communicates with managerial, technical and business stakeholders on progress reporting. Designs processes involved in managing quality assurance in large scale IT projects or portfolios. Coaches team leaders on issues, problems, and solution methods. Controls strategic and mission-critical IT projects involving multiple parties Relates well to people at all levels of the organization. Mobilizes resources needed to get things done. Communicates with managerial, technical and business stakeholders on progress reporting.


Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent advanced training in project management required within one year. Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of experience managing multiple high-risk, high-cost full lifecycle projects within a program required; five years of experience preferred. Previous experience working with business stakeholders in a cross-functional matrix environment and an intermediate level of proficiency with project management software and Microsoft Office required.

About Sanford Health:

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

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

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req27984