Job Description :
POSITION SUMMARY
Position supports new health plan implementations, market expansions and other projects as assigned. Accountable for the development, implementation and ongoing management of more complex projects which typically impact more than one of the following: process, system, product and/or function and may run a year in duration. Leads/manages all aspects of the project and or program such as planning, coordination, development, implementation including the financial implications while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the project and/or business operations meets business objective(s) and that all deliverables and due dates are met. Highly collaborative process often requires managing relationships across the segments or multiple functional areas. Supports the business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs.

Fundamental Components:
Develop and implement strategic program/project plan to achieve business goals
Proactively lead program and/or project by setting direction of project, creating project plan, timeline identifying key milestones and additional resources needed on assigned project(s)
Identify gaps and recommend enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and operational processes based on broad view of the organization
Solicit and evaluate internal and external customer/regulator feedback to enhance continuous quality improvement
Manage program/project budget and/or financial implications
Facilitate/present influencing various internal (these may be cross-functional/segment) and external parties (e.g., vendor, regulators, etc
Identify risks and/or issues that may stall project and address them by either resolving the issue, creating an alternative solution, or effectively escalating for resolution
Track progress and communicate project(s) status on a regular basis to stakeholders
Build communication plan for implementation to ensure all impacted parties are informed of progress, next steps, issues, etc.
Mentor and/or manage project team members (including other project managers) either directly or through matrixed relationships
Act as an advocate for change may require influencing others to see the value in project, including managing interpersonal sensitivities and articulating the strategic view to ensure project alignment

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
-PMP or other similar project certification; proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources.
-Proven communication skills, written, verbal and presentation
-Past experience includes development of budgets
-Past positions required acting a project lead and directing a team
-Proven ability to affect change
-Demonstrated project management skills

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor''s degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management/Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired