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IT Program Manager
Ref No.: 17-17512
Location: Chesterfield, Missouri
Manage multiple large, complex, and enterprise wide technical and business oriented projects and programs for the Information Technology organization.
Establish client relationships, integrate requirement definition, plan projects, and direct resources ensuring corporate, IT, and enterprise project portfolio objectives are met
Lead the evaluations of business and technical requirements and systems designs and work with management to establish the program framework
Plan, forecast, and manage program portfolio of projects including high level business case analysis, project staffing, and allocation of resources, scope management, timeline recommendations and benefits realization
Manage program projects, and/or specialized project deliverables and objectives and continually review workflows and processes and recommend process improvements
Provide insight and recommendations during project execution to remediate issues and align project according to original estimates Develop cost/benefit analyses, project budgetary information including ROI, and capital appropriation information
Integrate project plans from multiple sources to create a cohesive plan or program with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, project inter-relationships and major milestones
Lead and review post-implementation project reviews for owned projects as well as those of other team members to close projects and address post-project issues, concerns, and improvement areas
Perform and lead assessments of vendor bids, statements of work, and estimates of labor
Mentor teams on best practices, process improvement and project management skills


Preferred Experience

5-7 years of producing requirements and successful implementations for an Enterprise Data Warehouse – which includes expertise in Data Analysis
Ability to lead the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, testing, creation of project plans, schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing changes to requirements and determining the impact to deliverables
Excellent communication and negotiation skills through verbal and presentation methods
Proven process improvement within a development organization
Prior analysis expertise in Health Care organization
Prior Management of delivery of small to large scale projects
Leadership of project teams which would include mentoring and assisting with development of staff
Microsoft Office Suite, Teradata Database, Informatica ETL
Experienced in reviewing data mapping and business rule development
Expert level with writing and executing complex Structured Query Language (SQL) – gained through 3-5 years of experience
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Qualifications:
Define and implement both project management practice and discipline at the corporate level. Oversee large enterprise programs and complex strategic projects with responsibility for planning, organizing, staffing, leading and controlling program activities.

Experience/Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Business or related field or equivalent experience. 7+ years of business and/or technology related project management experience, preferably in the healthcare industry. Extensive professional experience utilizing project management tools, methodologies, and software. Knowledge of various system development lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall and Agile.


Preferred Experience

5-7 years of producing requirements and successful implementations for an Enterprise Data Warehouse – which includes expertise in Data Analysis
Ability to lead the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, testing, creation of project plans, schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing changes to requirements and determining the impact to deliverables
Excellent communication and negotiation skills through verbal and presentation methods
Proven process improvement within a development organization
Prior analysis expertise in Health Care organization
Prior Management of delivery of small to large scale projects
Leadership of project teams which would include mentoring and assisting with development of staff
Microsoft Office Suite
Teradata Database
Informatica ETL
Experienced in reviewing data mapping and business rule development
Expert level with writing and executing complex Structured Query Language (SQL) – gained through 3-5 years of experience


License/Certification:
Lean Six Sigma certified at various levels of expertise (Yellow, Green, Black or Master Black Belt) preferred. Project management certification in related industry preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Employee Status:
Regular
Job Level:
Staff
Job Type:
Regular
More Information About the Job
Is Relocation Available?
Yes, local

Is there a bonus structure?
10%

Are you open to sponsorship?
No

This position is:
Backfill

Is there a possibility to work remote?
No

Is there equity?
No

Are there flexible work hours?
No

Does this position have direct reports?
No

Who does this position report to?
Manager, Information Technology, G&A-IT-Analytic Solutions

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?
5-7 years of producing requirements and successful implementations for an Enterprise Data Warehouse – which includes expertise in Data Analysis Ability to lead the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, testing, creation of project plans, schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing changes to requirements and determining the impact to deliverables Excellent communication and negotiation skills through verbal and presentation methods Proven process improvement within a development organization Prior analysis expertise in Health Care organization Prior Management of delivery of small to large scale projects Leadership of project teams which would include mentoring and assisting with development of staff

What are the nice-to-have skills?
Microsoft Office Suite, Teradata Database, Informatica ETL Experienced in reviewing data mapping and business rule development Expert level with writing and executing complex Structured Query Language (SQL) – gained through 3-5 years of experience

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.
Growth in department as company continues to expand our presence

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