Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Highmark Health

**Job Description :**

**General Overview**

This job defines, plans, and delivers of complex programs that require cross-functional collaboration and management of inter-dependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget. Includes the management of a group of internal exempt and/or matrixed employees and contractors that serve on the program(s) to deliver solutions for the business.

**Essential Job Functions**

+ Work with business and technical organizations to drive out program strategy and approach. Organize, plan, and maintain program roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects.

+ Work with business and technical organizations to assemble project teams. Lead Project Managers and/or Program team in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans for a defined program.

+ Work with Executive Sponsor and Business Owner of a Program, and other management as required, to achieve the Program objectives.

+ Acquire understanding of the business objectives for an assigned area.

+ Monitor, evaluate and report on Program status inclusive of scope, schedule, budget and alignment to Program and strategic goals. Direct corrective action, as needed, to maintain the viability of the Program.

+ Develop and maintain positive customer relationships. Deliver presentations of project status to effectively communicate throughout the project life-cycle.

+ Adhere to the Organization's project management methods, project life-cycle methodologies, and audit requirements. Support and contribute to the improvement of project management methods and practices.

+ Other duties as assigned or requested.

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ High School Diploma or equivalent

+ 4 years of experience in a project manager role

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's degree

+ PMP certification or equivalent training

+ Healthcare Insurance industry business and operational knowledge

+ Experience managing large, complex projects

+ Very good leadership skills

+ Very good organizational and planning skills

+ Experience with an industry standard software development life-cycle

**Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:**

+ Experience with customer relationship management

+ Presentation skills

+ Negotiation skills

+ Experience with conflict resolution

+ Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning

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Req ID: J174882

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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