Project Manager- 214323 in Cincinnati, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Nature of work:

Extensive understanding of project management processes, techniques and tools and project lifecycle

Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work and team assignments to deliver projects on time, on budget, and meeting stakeholder expectations

Ability to lead stakeholders in business case development

Ability to effectively and efficiently lead a project team

Excellent planning, negotiating and influencing skillset

Flexibility during organizational and/or business changes

Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills

Excellent critical listening and thinking skills

Excellent decision making/problem-solving skills

Proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of management within the organization

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Hands on proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Demonstrate sense of urgency

Time management skills

Customer service oriented


REQUIREMENT



  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business, Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of relevant experience is required
  • A minimum of two (2) years of Project Management experience is required
  • Experience working in project management software is required
  • Familiarity of the healthcare payer industry and knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare a plus
  • Thorough understanding of project management processes, techniques and tools, development lifecycle (ideally Agile)
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work and team assignments to deliver projects on time, on budget, and meeting stakeholder expectations
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently lead a project team
  • Excellent planning, negotiating and influencing skillset
  • Flexibility during organizational and/or business changes
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Critical listening and thinking skills
  • Decision making/problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of management within the organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong analysis and collaboration skills
  • Hands on proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Demonstrate sense of urgency
  • Time management skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred
  • General office environment; may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time


  • Role and Responsibility:

    • Manage medium to large scope projects within programs and standalone projects
    • Utilize Project Management framework, adhering to standard tools, process and methodology
    • Collaborate with business owners on the identification and assignment of business resources
    • Create and manage budgets, timelines (milestones) and task schedules
    • Execute the project through all phases of the project lifecycle
    • Maintain strategic alignment of assigned projects by analyzing charters and reviewing expectations with all impacted stakeholders
    • Lead the planning process to create the Project Charter, including collaborating with Scrum Masters for all impacted Agile teams, understanding their sprint plans, and creating an integrated Work Plan
    • Lead the requirements gathering and analysis process, capturing business and technical needs in Agile epics and user stories
    • Manage all assigned internal and external resources, task planning and progress reporting during the project including internal IT, Business, vendors, contractors, and consultants
    • Conduct project team meetings to establish and execute on detailed project plans
    • Ensure project milestone deliverables are completed and approved at every stage of the project lifecycle
    • Produce detailed reports, business decision documents, meeting minutes, and notifications on assigned projects
    • Accurately track and report project status against plan to all stakeholders at all levels
    • Identify, log, and manage risk, implement mitigation strategies, contingency plans, and communicate/escalate to stakeholders
    • Identify, log, assign, and resolve or escalate project issues, hindrances, and blockers using company best practices
    • Incorporate effective scope/change management impact assessment and controls
    • Perform other duties as requested

    Education / Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business, Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of relevant experience is required
    • A minimum of two (2) years of Project Management experience is required
    • Experience working in project management software is required
    • Familiarity of the healthcare payer industry and knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare a plus

    Required Competencies / Knowledge / Skills:

    • Thorough understanding of project management processes, techniques and tools, development lifecycle (ideally Agile)
    • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work and team assignments to deliver projects on time, on budget, and meeting stakeholder expectations
    • Ability to effectively and efficiently lead a project team
    • Excellent planning, negotiating and influencing skillset
    • Flexibility during organizational and/or business changes
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Critical listening and thinking skills
    • Decision making/problem solving skills
    • Proven ability to effectively interact with all levels of management within the organization
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrates strong analysis and collaboration skills
    • Hands on proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
    • Demonstrate sense of urgency
    • Time management skills
    • Customer service oriented

    Licensure / Certification:

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred

    Key Decision Rights:

    Accountability:


    Cross Functional Interactions:

    • Interact with various business owners throughout the organization
    • Interact with external agencies/personnel

    Working Conditions:

    • General office environment; may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time

    Confidential and Proprietary