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Senior Project Manager

Company:
CareWorks Technologies
Location:
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Posted:
November 06, 2018

Description:

For more than 18 years, CareWorks Tech has been delivering technology solutions that drive results. As your advocate, the common thread across our associates is crafting the right tech-savvy solutions. Whether it’s IT Consulting, Infrastructure Services, Security, Enterprise Service Management or Interactive, we’re all about finding solutions that advance your career aspirations. Our ongoing client relationships speak to our long-term collaborative partnerships.

Position Description: The Senior Project Manager manages stakeholders and internal cross functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outcomes on time and within quality specifications. The Senior Project Manager plans, organizes, monitors and oversees a large scale effort to meet defined requirements. Reporting to the Program Management Office they have the responsibility to define, plan and manage projects and new client implementations as assigned. The Project Manager position is also responsible for advising and assisting in stakeholders in the discipline of Project Management to ensure overall project processes are followed. Recognize gaps in existing project, make recommendations and take needed action.

Responsibilities

• Define and create the project charter, scope and project plan for projects or implementations and drives the overall project progress and quality of the delivery

• Ensures requirements have been captured and are translated into a solid and actionable project plan

• Creates all necessary project documentation, maintains and manages the work efforts in line with the documented plans

• Drives the day-to-day coordination of the project efforts while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations to manage the timeline, scope and requirements to meet the project expectations

• Ensures proper operations/client turnover and Service Level Agreements and Compliance requirements are being met by the product/project being delivered manages identification and implementation of organizational change resulting from project Leads project teams of 50+ members

• Manages the relationship with project stakeholders including internal and internal clients, keeping all informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations

• Uses problem-solving, critical thinking and independent thinking skills to overcome challenges and resolve issues and problems

• Monitor projects progress on an ongoing basis through regular stakeholder meetings, status reporting and issues and risk tracking and mitigation to keep project on course

• Escalates any significant issues to appropriate management team and key stakeholders as needed

• Works with client and internal management to identify and select team members based on project goals

• Organizes work into manageable and logical groups (work breakdown structure) and determines an effective approach to complete the work

• Coaches to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentors stakeholders in project management practices, quality, and manages integration of stakeholders work

• Responsible for identifying conflicts and seeking assistance in resolution to ensure team works well together to meet goals

• Reports to a Program Management Office for overall cross communicate of: status, issues and risk, facilitation of decisions / risk mitigation, removal obstacles and needed course correction. Collaborates with Non-IT Project Manager for mutual impact and ownership identification.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or related field; or equivalent educational and/or work experience

• PMP Certification or ability to quickly acquire PMP Certification

• 6 to 8 years of related work experience with a minimum of 5 years in a formal project management role following a standard methodology or process

• Ability to utilize project management tools and techniques to create solid project plans and project artifacts

• 2+ years of experience in an Agile environment and working with diverse and complex project types highly preferred

• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of tools and Microsoft Project.

ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to create and maintain appropriate project documentation with clarity and quality

• Ability to plan and facilitate meetings with key stakeholders and executive level staff

• Excellent time management skills

• Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and prioritize

• Self-starter with strong initiative

• Ability to lead in ambiguous and high pressure situations

• Ability to apply Project Management Principles to projects and implementations. Ability to work with Senior levels of the organization.

The CareWorks Family of Companies is committed to providing career opportunity and growth to all Associates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability.

CareWorks Tech Strategically-Led Technology Solutions

5555 Glendon, CT

Dublin, OH 43016

614-789-3767

david.horvay@careworkstech.com

Thank you for considering CareWorks Tech for your next career opportunity. CareWorks Tech is not your typical technology company. We are part of the CareWork’s family of companies which is one of Ohio’s largest managed care organizations, serving over 115,000 employers and owned by York Risk Services Group which includes more than 5,800 public entities and public entity pools; more than 300 program administrators/MGAs/carriers; more than 50 insurance carriers and more than 500 self-insured/high deductible clients. We have operations in 85 locations worldwide and employ 5,000+ people.