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Government Program Director

Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Washington, D.C., US

Company: Agfa-Gevaert NV

 

Agfa HealthCare, is a division of the Agfa-Gevaert Group which is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium and traded on Euronext Brussels (AGFB). 

 

At Agfa HealthCare, we support healthcare professionals across the globe to transform the delivery of care. Our focus is 100% on providing best-of-suite Imaging IT software solutions that enable secure, effective and sustainable imaging data management. 

 

From product development to implementation, our unified Enterprise Imaging Platform is purpose-built to reduce complexity, improve productivity and deliver clinical value. We use our proven track record as an innovator, our in-depth medical knowledge and our strategic guidance to help healthcare providers achieve their clinical, operational and business strategies.

 

The Government Program Director will be the “face of Agfa to the customer, acting as a trusted advisor, implementing Healthcare IT projects which meet or exceed the customer’s expectations.  This includes coordinating the efforts of team members, third party vendors and customer resources to deliver projects according to executed contracts. The Government Program Director will define the project’s objectives, oversee quality control, and provide leadership to project team members. 

 

Current clearance preferred or ability to receive government clearance is required

 

Main Responsibilities: 

 

  • Gain an understanding of the overall EI platform and leverages that knowledge to ensure continued distribution of the solution capabilities across the customer’s organization. Ensure all aspects of project success are met through the execution of project work plans. 
  • Responsible for project profitability by ensuring project schedule and resourcing is structured to meet initial project profitability.  Making decisions throughout the life of the project that will not adversely impact the bottom line. Manage the scope and the resources required to deliver the expected project profit while delivering project success and a satisfied customer. 
  • Manage activities of Project Team members, ensuring completion of assigned tasks in accordance with schedule, resources, cost, performance, and quality objectives.
  • Meet and collaborate with internal and external stake holders to effectively communicate project expectations in a timely and clear manner.
  • Efficiently identify and solve project issues as they arise in a proactive manner.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.

 

Education:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, MIS, Computer Science, Healthcare Administration or related field
  • MBA, MPA, MHA or related Master’s degree is preferred

 

Certification:

 

  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification required
  • CIIP, ITIL or related industry certifications are beneficial
  • US Security Clearance required

 

Experience: 

 

  • 5-10 years program management within healthcare IT
  • Experience driving large complex Healthcare IT Programs for US Government customer
  • Military experience preferred 
  • Successfully deployed complete Heatlcare IT systems, PACS system and RIS or Cardiology suite
  • Change Management know-how, C-Suite expertise, and Executive management skills
  • Experience translating a sales contract into an actionable plan
  • Experience leading conversations with steering committees

 

Skills: 

 

  • Advanced knowledge of current IT and Healthcare technologies
  • Working knowledge of hospital departmental workflow is required
  • Specific experience with EMR and/or RIS deployments for multi-site institutions.
  • Inspires others to meet deadline and work according to project management principles.
  • Goes beyond resolving immediate problem and takes initiative to identify like situations where the problem has not occurred, but could, and implements preventative measures.
  • Creates and acts on opportunities for interactions that lead to strong partnerships within and external to the organization.
  • Is a master presenter and draws a crowd, leaving them with the sense that his or her presentation was well worth their time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with excellent negotiation, facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven presentation preparation and delivery skills to a diverse audience from C-suite to end users
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong executive presence

 

 

 

We offer a rewarding career in a field that impacts lives, the opportunity to work with a talented and  committed team of individuals, training and career development programs, and a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you want to be part of this experience, we'll take you there!

 

Learn more about Agfa HealthCare and follow us on Instagram.

 

Agfa HealthCare Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

 

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment application process, please contact agfahealthcarehrna@agfa.com

 

 


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