Highmark Health Project Manager - Medicare Stars in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job defines, plans and delivers complex programs that require cross-functional collaboration and management of interdependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget. Manages a group of internal exempt and/or matrixed employees and contractors that serve on the program(s) to deliver solutions for the business.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Workwith business and technical organizations to drive out program strategy and approach.

  • Organize, plan, and maintainProgram roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects.

  • Work with business and technical organizations to assemble project teams.

  • Lead Project Managers and Program team in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans for a defined program.

  • Work with Executive Sponsor and Business Owner of a Program, and other management as required, to achieve the Program objectives.

  • Acquire understanding of the business objectives for an assigned area."

  • Monitor, evaluate and report on Program status inclusive of scope, schedule, budget and alignment to Program and strategic goals.

  • Direct corrective action as needed to maintain the viability of the Program.

  • Develop and maintain positive customer relationships.

  • Deliver presentations of project status to effectively communicate throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Adhere to the Organization'sproject management methods, project lifecycle methodologies, and audit requirements.

  • Support and contribute to the improvement of project management methods and practices.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 1 - 4 years in a Project Manager role for application development projects and/or in a Project Leadership role for same

  • Solid leadership skills

  • Solid organizational and planning skills

  • Experience with an industry standard software development lifecycle

  • Very good verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Team building skills

Preferred

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

SKILLS

  • Experience with customer relationship management

  • Presentation skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Experience with conflict resolution

  • Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning

REQNUMBER: J126555

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled