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Program Manager / Senior Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00153
Location: Westbury, New York
Position Type:Contract
Program Manager / Senior Project manager
Location: Westbury, NY

About this Role:
A senior project manager with experience managing a complex, program of strategic projects that span organizational boundaries, manages multiple high-risk projects, including projects involving external vendors and multiple business areas that have a significant legal and/or financial impact to Company's Business. This individual should have hands on experience in setting and managing large PMO/Program preferably in Healthcare Insurance with Business and IT Applications Delivery spanning multiple workstreams (Go-to-Market, Enrollment & Eligibility, Claims processing & Reimbursements, Member/Provider self-service, Clinical & Care management, Customer Service, Legal etc..)

Utilizes a comprehensive understanding of corporate initiatives, the full IT Systems Development Lifecycle and the Project Management Life Cycle to ensure compliance with organization goals and timelines. Manages the assignment, development and performance of workstream leads under the program. Responsible for execution/delivery of each project within a program(s) within a domain and/or corporate initiative. Manages and is responsible for all aspects of the program within the Enterprise Portfolio to include risk management, process improvement, and technology applications/development and for enabling the business to meet the future goals and objectives prioritized by Senior Management. Communication skills are required to persuade, gain cooperation, provide formal presentations to various sized groups and to reach consensus and resolve conflict. Excellent written skills are required to prepare reports/documents for internal presentations as well as presentation to various Senior Leadership committees. Advanced planning, organization, analytics and business acumen are required to understand and present the implications of various decisions. Manages the delivery efforts of Managers and Directors of other Departments and will provide leadership and influence for VP levels and above in the selection and governance of Corporate Initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

% Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 40% Program Management:
  2. 50% Project Management:
  3. 10% Risk Management:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Business, or Engineering or equivalent work experience required.
  • 8+ years of IT and business experience (with 4+ years in Healthcare Insurance preferably) in strategic planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of systems, preferably across multiple hardware and software platforms. Previous technical project management experience in a dynamic high-technology environment is a key to success in this position. Out of the 8 years required, at least 5 years in a combination of the following:
  • Progressive broad-based information systems Project Management experience (which could include consulting) with state-of-the-art hardware and software systems is desirable; knowledge and implementation experience in new computing architectures and networked computing struc¬tures.
  • Experience in Program Management and execution of multiple related development projects simultaneously, particularly as Project Manager on systems development, with working knowledge of Systems Development Lifecycle and the Project Management Lifecycle
  • Preferred:
    Project Management certificate (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) or attainment in process. Master's degree in Business or Technology related field. Prior Health insurance industry exposure; specific experience with successful large-scale Program Management within a cross functional environment.