Project Manager - IDFS Actuarial

Job ID: J123302
Company: Highmark Health
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: May 17, 2018

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Description

JOB SUMMARY

This job is responsible for definition, planning and delivery of 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.  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 

  • Works with business and technical organizations to drive out program strategy and approach.  Organizes, plans, and maintains Program 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 Highmark project 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.

EDUCATION

Minimum

  • High School Diploma/GED

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE

Minimum

  • 1 - 3 years experience in a project manager role and/or in a project leadership role

Preferred

  • Health Care Insurance industry business and operational knowledge
  • Experience with an industry standard software development  lifecycle
     

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • PMP certification or equivalent training

SKILLS

  • Experience with customer relationship management
  • Presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience with conflict resolution
  • Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning
  • Team Building Skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid organizational and planning skills
  • Solid leadership skills

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Does this role supervise/manage other employees?         

No 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Is Travel Required?

Yes  

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

Employee Referral Level 4

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