Senior Project Manager

Budget, Communication skills, Computer science, Conflict resolution, Cross-functional, Enterprise software, Health care, IT, IT management, Implementation, Leadership, PMP, Project budget, Project control, Project management, Project planning, Reporting, Resource management, Software, Software design, Status reports, Strategic planning, System implementation, Upgrades, PMI, Protected Health Information, (PHI), Personally Identifiable Information, (PII).
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 6 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Senior Project Manager – 6 month contract to perm

Location: Remote.

Position Summary: Plan and manage large, complex IT related projects to achieve on-time, on-budget results with optimal end-user involvement and ownership of implemented systems. Projects may involve system implementation, strategic planning related to the use of technology, process/productivity improvement, introduction of enterprise applications, major upgrades to existing systems, implementation of new clients, and application design.

"Has minimum necessary access to Protected Health Information (PHI) and Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop project proposals, detailed project plans and schedules in connection with the end-user management and IT technical management. Establish and communicate the expectations of project team members to resource managers and project participants.
  • Establish a clear understanding of project value and strong sense of responsibility for success with all stakeholders.
  • Develop scope definition and validate with the sponsors and stakeholders. Establish project controls to ensure that each project stays within the agreed upon scope definition. Recognize when scope changes are required to meet project objectives and negotiate those changes with sponsors, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Establish, in conjunction with other IT Leadership, all necessary processes, procedures and controls necessary to ensure all project activities lead to on time, on budget project success.
  • Establish a solid communication plan for each project and manage each aspect of the plan throughout each project cycle. Create and maintain clear, explicit and meaningful status reports. Develop and present concise recommendations and progress reports to sponsors, stakeholders, and senior management.
  • Conduct a risk assessment for each project, establish a risk management plan for each project and manage to the established contingencies and mitigation strategies throughout each project.
  • Identify and manage project issues to full resolution.
  • Establish and manage the process of vendor negotiations related to project goals. Coordinate activities between the vendor organization and the Company. Identify and manage performance issues associated with established vendor agreements and/or contracts.
  • In conjunction with other members of the IT Leadership Team, establish budget estimates during the annual budgeting cycle, to include assumptions, staffing estimates, and capital costs for proposed projects.
  • Manage expenses to the project budget and provide routine budget reports.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level in business, computer science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification highly preferred
  • 5 years project leadership experience with proven success in large, complex IT system implementations and other IT-related projects
  • Technically proficient with a broad understanding of system technology, various platforms, diverse application systems and tools, IT processes & controls and development methodologies
  • Experience in health care and claims management experience; Taft-Hartley experience a plus
  • A proven track record of driving multiple, concurrent, complex IT implementation projects and teams
  • A proven track record in developing strong, skillful, effective cross-functional IT project teams with an excellent customer service orientation
  • Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written) with both technical and non-technical colleagues and customers
  • Professional presentation skills
  • In depth experience negotiating with and managing third parties
  • Excellent coaching, mentoring and conflict management skills
  • Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment




Dice Id : 10363826
Position Id : 7405739
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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