• Senior IT Project Manager

    CareFirst Reston, VA 22096

    Job #1993178228

  • Resp & Qualifications

    PURPOSE:

    Senior IT Project Manager, leads, plans, executes, monitors, controls and closes projects for the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). This role oversees and directs complex $5M+ enterprise wide corporate initiatives involving 15-50+ stakeholder groups across several organizational work streams utilizing Agile methodology to deliver results.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Actively plans and manages large scale Waterfall or Agile projects holistically around scheduled program increments and milestones, scope, cost, resource health and risks while collaborating with stakeholders in key meetings resulting in successful project delivery

    • Plans and owns project finances which includes timing implications and key payment dates while proactively reporting status, scorecard creation and fulfilling project analysis requests by using critical and creative thinking

    • Leads and contributes to vendor selection and procurement activities under program manager guidance while identifying, producing and fulfilling resource and go-live operational plans to insure project success

    • Prepares key documents, present business cases and produces other reports as needed while collaborating with stakeholders to bring projects through project funding conversations and initiation ceremonies.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Leads a team utilizing a matrix management system.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Health Informatics, Information Technology, Information Systems or related discipline. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience.

    Preferred Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)-PMI

    • SAFe Scrum Master Certification

    Experience:

    • 5 years experience leading projects in a cross-functional, technical systems implementation with at least 3 years in Data warehouse , Big data, Business Intelligence, or Analytics projects.

    • Hands on experience on Agile practices, Scrum process, Kanban, and waterfall methodology.

    • Prior experience with Data Modeling, Data Analysis, Data Migration.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

    • Strong Financial Management ability including comprehension of project financials, profit and loss and the ability to create and manage and adhere to a broader project budget

    • Strong Communication skills both written and verbal

    • Ability to successfully lead in a matrixed environment

    • Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time. Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.

    Department

    Department: Informatics Product Management

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    Hire Range Disclaimer

    Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

    Where To Apply

    Please visit our website to apply: ~~~/careers

    Federal Disc/Physical Demand

    Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

    Sponsorship in US

    Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

    REQNUMBER: 15814