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Sr. Project Manager - Health Care 
Ref No.: 20-17340
Category: Permanent Placement
Location: New York, New York
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 129,000.00 /Year
Sr. Project Manager - Health Care 
Respected and Established Health Plan with offices in Downtown, Manhattan that provides the highest quality healthcare services to residents of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island through a comprehensive list of products. For more than 30 years, this Health Plan has been committed to building strong relationships with its members and providers to enable New Yorkers to live their healthiest life.
Position Overview
  • Initiating, planning, executing and controlling large complex enterprise projects
  • Organizes work into a manageable plan
  • Secures Executive Staff approval for project scope, budget, schedule and plan
  • Assembles the project team, assigns individual responsibilities, develops the project schedule; controls execution of the project to meet planned business objectives within budgetary and schedule limitations
  • Communicates with senior management and or functional area management regarding project status
  • Direct the activities of one or more project managers and project leads to deliver results
  • Evaluates project results against business strategies and objectives
Job Description
  • Responsible for managing mission critical, complex projects (and/or programs) to deliver results within the authorized budget on the approved time schedule.
  • Manages the defined scope of work. Controls scope as required to deliver results.
  • Develops objective measures for evaluating project effectiveness.
  • Capable of managing projects across a broad range of project specialty areas.
  • Serves as a mentor and source of expertise to other Project Managers and project staff.
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Apply the appropriate management techniques given project specific needs, risks and differences in core team member skill levels.
  • Manage all cross-functional aspects of the project to create the defined deliverables within the authorized budget on the approved time schedule.
  • Delegate and manage the tasks of the other functional core team members. Correct project resource issues such as performance problems or availability problems.
  • Provide leadership to clear barriers to team progress, promote the good of the company, resolve conflicts within the team and outside the team and ensure the project goals and staff assignments are realistic and achievable.
  • Drive teams towards excellence in analysis and decision making.
  • Provides input to organizational strategic goals and objectives.
  • Meets quality standards and the production of expected deliverables during all phases of the project life cycle: initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Seven (7) plus years relevant project management / operational managed care, Health Plan experience required.
  • Two (2) plus years managing large complex projects (multiple project managers, 15 plus project staff, $2 million or more project budget) required.
  • Experience required in one or more of the following areas of Health Care: Managed Care Plan or Hospital. This includes project management of systems, processes and operational environments.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or extensive experience using a PM I-based Project Management Methodology desired.
  • Bachelor of Science/ Arts degree required.
  • Experience implementing third party applications required.
  • Advanced knowledge of one or more project specialty areas: (Software Development, Technical Infrastructure, Business Process Re-Engineering, and Systems Implementation).
  • Ability to assume a consulting role with executive management and external executives.
  • Extensive working knowledge of management techniques as applied to projects.
  • Extensive working knowledge of the software development life cycle and the ability to operate effectively within the process.
  • Experience assembling and motivating teams that work together to meet requirements.
  • Able to work in both technical and operational environments which have strong Best Practices for task execution in place (ISO 9000, CMM).
  • Creative problem-solving skills, a win-win mentality.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Understanding of Project Management tools including Microsoft Project, Excel and Time Tracking Systems.
Competitive Six Figure Salary with Generous Benefits (Pension Plan)