Job Description :
Position Title: Enterprise Project Manager
Location: Durham, NC 27707
Duration: 6 Months (Possible Extension)

Senior Enterprise Project Manager
The Senior Enterprise Project Manager creates a consultative partnership with the business owner to define, plan, and execute on deliverables throughout the project life cycle to meet agreed acceptance criteria. This position leads projects of high complexity and may lead multiple projects concurrently in accordance with industry best practices.
Projects managed in this role have enterprise-level impacts involving multiple vendors, delivery partners and business areas.
Types of projects vary widely: launches of new products or services; large-scale application development; migration to new business applications; outsourcing of business or system capabilities; infrastructure upgrades, and more. Project team structure includes matrixed resources from across the company.
Delivery methods include both Agile and Waterfall.
Technical experience required
Compliance Mandates and Bluecard experience are preferred but, not required.
Must have operations experience

Major Job Functions/Components

General Project Management and Facilitation
Engages delivery partners within information technology, architecture, analytics and enterprise security areas for software development projects according to industry best practices.
Accountable for ensuring that deliverables from business and technology partners are produced and approved according to multiple project schedules. This includes requirement documents, functional and technical design documents, test plans, etc.
Proactively identifies and manages project risks and dependencies and raises awareness around projects across the portfolio.
Accountable for the development of business processes to ensure business readiness at project completion.
Responsible for ensuring timely, accurate, and clear communication is provided to our customers and members.
Accountable for and leads other project managers on highly complex projects.

Financial Management
Responsible for developing, refining, and monitoring the project budgets throughout the project life cycles.
Manages budgets to hours and dollar allocations to the approved amounts in accordance with financial processes.

Delivery Implementation
Proactively manages the change request process for project level scope, schedule and budget changes throughout the project life cycle.
Accountable for ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and mandates which includes all internal and external audit requirements.
Accountable for monitoring and effectively representing project as well as works with the project team to develop mitigation strategies for any risks and dependencies across the portfolio.
Coordination of project team and vendor training to ensure accuracy on requirements and design on new software.
Stakeholder Management
Accountable for stakeholder identification and engagement throughout the project life cycle to ensure business readiness and proactive identification of risks and dependencies.
Represents projects in executive level presentations in various project governance and inter-departmental forums.
Accountable for ensuring all business readiness including any necessary training and updates to business processes.

Vendor Management
Accountable for driving project deliverables and compliance through the vendor contracting process for multiple vendors at a time.
Manages the execution of contracted work to ensure contract compliance as well as timely receipt of deliverables and funds.
Frequently participates in the process of new vendor/product selection.
Works closely with vendors to drive multiple parallel timelines.

Resource Management
Assembles, mobilizes, and motivates teams to set direction, approach, identify skill gaps, and resolve conflict in a highly matrixed environment to lead projects to conclusion.
Accountable for managing allocated resources from multiple delivery partners while working within approved hours and scope.
Mentors and provides feedback to team members to create a highly functioning team in a heavily matrixed environment.

Referrals appreciated and welcomed.