Project Manager in Troy, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 55880

Project Manager Duties:              

Under minimal supervision an Executive Leader, performs and/or manages project work of a generally complex nature aimed at improving operating systems and functions, with increasing responsibility for project planning.

  • Budgets and allocates analyst resources for projects within scope of responsibility.
  • Prepares reports and recommendations for management and coordinates implementation whenever possible.
  • May act as a consultant on projects outside of specific assignments.
  • Supervises tasks of support staff relative to assigned projects.


  • Works independently to manage complex projects involving coordination of multiple participants and teams aimed at improving operating systems and functions within.
  • Maintains a high level of responsibility for completion of projects within a department, Hospital or Region with strategic implications.
  • Conducts reviews of Hospital/Medical Group areas on a project basis; acts as a project lead for individual or multi-analyst projects.
  • Prepares project plans including scheduling, costs, personnel matters and other operational concerns.
  • Developing and refining project scope and objectives
  • Developing and refining project work plan
  • Recommend and provide input for budget preparation
  • Guiding day-to-day activities of the project team
  • Facilitate and/or lead meetings and teams
  • Supplying periodic project updates to hospital administration. preparing project management reports, and coordinating written and verbal presentations of project findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Conceptualizes ideas, develops work plan, and plan execution into project format.
  • Develops and determines priorities and monitors status of projects on an ongoing basis.
  • Exercises independent judgment and makes difficult decisions.
  • Works with all levels of the Hospital, Region and System.
  • Conducts interviews with users and performs various data gathering techniques.
  • Fosters teamwork with all involved parties to insure efficient project operations.
  • Documents current systems and operations.
  • Analyzes client systems, procedures, and operations and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Identifies and tests alternative methods and procedures and identifies associated costs and benefits.
  • Defines requirements to modify existing procedures or develops new system.
  • Assists in the implementation of revised or new methods.
  • Guides support staff in performing operations analysis and decision support activities. Establishes work schedules and priorities to ensure that work flow is controlled.
  • Identifies internal staff development needs and opportunities for improvement or enhancement of staff skills.

Required Skills: 

  • Requires a minimum of four (4) years in Operations Analysis, Management Engineering,
  • Operations management, or a related analytical field in health care or management consulting directed toward process improvement

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous supervisory and/or consulting experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Engineering, or a relevant technical/ management field - Required
  • Master's Degree - Preferred

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms In 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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