Highmark Health Senior Project Manager-2 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

EDUCATION

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • Bachelor's degree

Experience

Required

  • 4 years of experience in a project manager role

Preferred

  • 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

SKILLS

  • Experience with customer relationship management

  • Presentation skills

  • Negotiation skills

  • Experience with conflict resolution

  • Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Does this role supervise/manage other employees

No

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Is Travel Required?

Yes

Physical Demands

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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