Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master in Hingham, Massachusetts
Ready to help us transform healthcare? Bring your true colors to blue.
What We Need:
The Senior Project Manager, Scrum Master will be responsible for supporting complex projects/products and programs using pre-existing knowledge, skills, templates, and expertise in various organizational and implementation methodologies. They will support all phases of the project/product lifecycle using project/product management practices. This position is responsible for concurrently managing multiple projects/products with multiple teams across multiple business areas in a matrixed reporting structure.
Your Day to Day:
Delivers multiple complex projects/products (and sometimes programs) that impact multiple business areas.
Manages timeline and financials along with risks, issues, decisions, and changes.
Manages risk/issue escalations and drives resolution.
Manages resources in a cross-functional matrixed environment. Is responsible for executive level reporting and communication.
Mentors other PMs and contribute to the project/product management discipline or other process improvements.
Focuses on the needs of the team and ensures value is provided to the customer.
Establishes clear boundaries in which the team can work. Assists with removing roadblocks and manages the process and culture to ensure team progress and continuous improvement.
Mentors the team with Agile knowledge to ensure Scrum and other relevant methodologies are understood and applied.
Helps the Product Owner enact effective backlog grooming techniques; facilitate sprint planning, daily scrum and sprint retrospectives; produces sprint burndown and other metrics.
Liaises with architecture and operations when there are dependencies to systems and infrastructure.
*This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties.
We’re Looking For:
Demonstrated experience managing multiple time-sensitive, complex projects, involving multiple stakeholders and/or external vendors.
The ideal candidate would be:
Comfortable with managing strong personalities and external vendor relationships.
Experienced with technical projects, with an understanding of APIs, development, etc.
Strong (target 10 years) with standard PM functions, such as SOW management, finance tracking, reporting.
Experience with technology operations process and terminology for methodologies supporting business and technology collaboration, intake documentation, and/or handoffs; experience with project scoping, requirements, and user stories preferred.
Demonstrated experience managing projects/products using both traditional waterfall and agile/sprint methodologies.
What You Bring:
8+ years of demonstrated project management experience, including technical cloud-based vendor integrations. Healthcare industry experience is preferred.
BS/BA in Computer Science, IS, Business or equivalent required.
Expert skills in development of user stories, Jira, and Confluence management.
Proficiency for project management skills, Agile processes, quick learning capability, self-starter, and good communicator.
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new processes, systems, etc.
Healthcare experience with strong coaching, collaboration, enablement and listening skills.
Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred.
It is our mission at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to foster a culture that enables associates to do their best work while living happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer you a variety of ways to support your best physical, emotional, financial, and social well-being. For more information on our benefit offerings, visit https://careers.bluecrossma.org/us/en/benefits
Minimum Education Requirements:
High school degree or equivalent required unless otherwise noted above
LocationBoston, HinghamTime TypeFull time
Salary Range: $126,360.00 - $154,440.00
The job posting range is the lowest to highest salary we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, and business or organizational needs and affordability.
This job is also eligible for variable pay.
We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), and a suite of well-being benefits to eligible employees.
Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.
WHY Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA?
We understand that the confidence gap (https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2014/05/the-confidence-gap/359815/) and imposter syndrome (https://www.braintreepayments.com/blog/overcoming-imposter-syndrome/) can prevent amazing candidates coming our way, so please don’t hesitate to apply. We’d love to hear from you. You might be just what we need for this role or possibly another one at Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be brilliant. We encourage you to bring us your true colors, , your perspectives, and your experiences. It’s in our differences that we will remain relentless in our pursuit to transform healthcare for ALL.
As an employer, we are committed to investing in your development and providing the necessary resources to enable your success. Learn how we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and rewarding workplace that promotes excellence and provides opportunities for employees to forge their unique career path by visiting our Company Culture (https://careers.bluecrossma.org/us/en/culturepage) page. If this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. You can also join our Talent Community (https://careers.bluecrossma.org/us/en/jointalentcommunity?applyType=JTC) to stay “in the know” on all things Blue.
At Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, we believe in wellness and that work/life balance is a key part of associate wellbeing. We provide a flexible hybrid work model in which roles are designated as resident (on site 4-5 days/week), mobile (on site 1-3 days/week), or eworker (on site 0-3 days/month).
Voted as the highest in member satisfaction among Massachusetts commercial health plans by JD Power , Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered in Boston. We have been a market leader for over 75 years, and are consistently ranked among the nation's best health plans. Our daily efforts are dedicated to effectively serving our 2.8 million members, and consistently offering security, stability, and peace of mind to both our members and associates.
Our Commitment to You
We are committed to investing in your development and providing the necessary resources to enable your success. We are dedicated to creating a refreshing and rewarding workplace that promotes excellence and provides opportunities for employees to forge their unique career path. We take pride in our diverse, community-centric, wellness-focused culture and believe every member of our team deserves to enjoy a positive work-life balance.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts's legal duty to furnish information.