Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
Senior IT Project Manager
*Fully Remote* - prefer Downers Grove area
This position will exist within the TPA & Payer Solutions IT organization . The immediate need is aligned but not limited to the Wholesale Lines of Business within the TPA & Payer Solutions IT Department to include American Health Holding, First Health and Aetna Signature Administrators.
This role will manage the day-to-day activities of one or multiple complex business-sponsored IT projects (of which total cost of projects under management concurrently exceed $1 million) to deliver tasks on time, within budget, and within scope. Responsible for the success of the project(s).
This position will also play a role in leading the transformation of the IT program delivery capabilities within the Wholesale Organization. Transformation will be inclusive of the adoption of SAFe, Lean Agile and DevOp practices.
Consistently responsible for managing, directing and planning complex projects consisting of one or more project teams. Ability to communicate and effectively negotiate with business, sr. management, peers with a high level of confidence and composure.
Provides coaching and team building to ensure that the project team members develop their skills and achieve their career goals. Leads a matrixed project team in executing assigned tasks and coordinating the efforts of internal and external project team members.
Ensures that project team members complete tasks and deliverables on time and within budget, and that the project delivers promised business functionality. Identifies and capitalizes on interdependencies within the project(s) to ensure end-to-end synergy during all phases of the project life cycle.
Develops and manages all key project governance documents, such as but not limited to the Project Charter, Workplan, Communications Plan, and Risk Mitigation Strategy Manages to the project budget, and reports project cost information in an accurate and timely manner.
Proactively identifies additional cost-savings to reduce overall project expenditures. Manages the effective utilization of resources assigned to the project team, and proactively communicates resource capacity and shortages to the respective organization leads.
Coordinates engagement of subject matter experts in the business segment to assist in the identification, validation, and resolution of business system needs.
Acts as the liaison between project team members and Program Management Manager to ensure that expectations and objectives are clearly understood by all parties, and to communicate project information including the status of deliverables, scope changes, and issues.
Proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective action, and monitors issue resolution to mitigate risks such as scope and/or budget variances.
Manages the scope of the project, and ensures that scope changes are reviewed and approved by Finance and Business Sponsor where appropriate.
Evaluates project activities utilizing quality measurements and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations and integrate with overall project effort.
Monitors and reports tangible and intangible benefits. Provides management with team and individual performance feedback.
Adheres to existing project management methodology by leveraging and promoting the use of existing tools, capturing best practices, identifying areas for process improvement, and the associated implementation.
Monitors and holds project resources accountable for meeting performance metrics Creates and maintains a highly collaborative PM community of practice that drives and implements continuous improvements which result in IT and Business Return on Investment.
Act as a role model for other Project Managers, as well as being an active mentor to other Project Managers Partners and collaborates with the Business in building a strong foundational knowledge of the Business processes to deliver the appropriate IT Business solution Prepares and delivers professional presentations to management and business
The typical pay range for this role is:
Please keep in mind that this range represents the pay range for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual salary offer will take into account a wide range of factors, including location.
3+ years experience with agile and devOp Delivery Methodology Experience
3+ years team leadership Experience
Project Management Institute (PMI) certification.
CVS Health Knowledge
SIM Regional Leadership Forum Graduate
Capacity Management Experience
Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Experience
Healthcare Industry Experience
Program Budget Management Experience
Bachelor degree from accredited higher education institution.
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