Healthfirst Senior Project Manager - 100% remote in Home Office, Massachusetts
The Senior Project Manager oversees broad scope company projects and manages medium to large projects that have department or enterprise-level strategic importance, moderate to high risk and risk interdependencies, several interrelationships, and moderate to high costs associated with delivery. The Senior Project Manager supports projects of major complexity, as part of a program team in support of higher level project or program managers. This role has the primary responsibility to ensure Product Owners and Delivery teams have everything they need to achieve their project objectives.
Duties and Responsibilities: Organizes and leads the project team through the entire project life cycle. Works with business, including but not limited to Delivery System Engagement, Regulatory Complaints and technology teams to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business. Conducts project estimate sessions with project stakeholders to drive project estimates and challenges estimates where appropriate to ensure accurate effort estimates by functional areas. Creates and maintains a detailed project plan for all aspects of the project based on delivery methodology and project impacts utilizing standard templates and partnering with the BT Lead and/or core team to secure tasks and dates Manages project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget. Creates and manages the artifacts required for governance approval for medium to large-scale projects. Monitors the progress of sprints; helps removes impediments that hinders project progress Establishes and actively manages all project and key stakeholder expectations and relationships Manages deliverables from all functional teams ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality based on project guidelines Deploys project management principles and techniques to establish and maintain control of the project. Tailors the use of specific project management techniques to each assignment (e.g. emphasizing risk management, or change management). Reports status to the Project Sponsor, and escalates changes, issues, risks for resolution as needed. Collaborates with resource managers to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget. Achieves project objectives in conformance with Healthfirst project management methodologies and standards. Leads meetings with leadership as needed to review initiatives, project status and facilitate resolution to barriers presented. Coaches and mentors Project Coordinators and Project Managers. Additional duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Experience managing complex, cross-functional projects. Experience with application and/or systems implementations or upgrades. Experience engaging and communicating with key stakeholders including senior-level leadership. Experience using an enterprise project management system such as MS Project Server and MS Project. Experience with project change management, portfolio risk management, project communication management and organization change management. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Certifications such as PMP, Six Sigma or Lean. Knowledge and/or experience with multiple Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pair Programming, Automated Testing. Experience in managing or working on projects across multiple departments using an SDLC methodology and Agile/Scrum methodology. Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies. Experience leading teams focusing on professional growth and development and organizational goals.
Please note: Since we care so greatly about our employees' and members' wellbeing, Healthfirst is moving to an environment where our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a prospective new team member, you must be fully vaccinated with a CDC/FDA approved COVID-19 shot(s) to work in our offices. If you are selected to interview for this role, we will explain our vaccination policy in further detail and ensure you are comfortable moving forward with this company policy.
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