Highmark Health Senior Project Manager-2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Responsible for definition, planning and delivery of complex programs that require cross-functional collaboration and management of inter-dependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget. Includes the management of a group of internal exempt and/or matrixed employees and contractors that serve on the program(s) to deliver solutions for the business.
Work with business and technical organizations to drive out program strategy and approach. Organize, plan, and maintain program roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects.
Work with business and technical organizations to assemble project teams. Lead Project Managers and/or 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 theproject life-cycle.
Adhere to the Organization's project management methods, project life-cycle methodologies, and audit requirements. Support and contribute to the improvement of project management methods and practices.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Bachelor's degree
- 4 years of experience in a project manager role
PMP certification or equivalent training
Healthcare Insurance industry business and operational knowledge
Experience managing large, complex projects
Very good leadership skills
Very good organizational and planning skills
Experience with an industry standard software development life-cycle
Experience with customer relationship management
Experience with conflict resolution
Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Does this role supervise/manage other employees
Is Travel Required?
This job requires the ability to work as a team member. Additionally, this job requires the willingness and ability to report to work on a regular
and timely basis and may require irregular work hours, holidays and/or weekends.
Note: Job duties and responsibilities support separation of duties across multiple users
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
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