Highmark Health Senior Project Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job defines, plans, and delivers on complex capital investments focused on strategic growth, such as hospital and outpatient facility builds and enhancements. These programs 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. Programming also includes the management of internal employees and/or 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 (highly preferred)

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

REQNUMBER: J119411

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