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Enterprise Project Manager

  • Location: Chapel Hill, 27517
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 10 days ago

Our Healthcare Insurance client is seeking a Enterprise Project Manager to join their team for a contract to hire role!

Our client has more than 5,000 employees and is the number 1 health insurer in the state of North Carolina serving more than 3.89 million customers. Health care is changing, and our client is leading the way by provide innovative solutions that simplify the health care system, improve efficiency and outcomes, and help rein in costs. Our client is a not-for-profit with headquarters in Durham, NC.

Position: Enterprise Project Manager
Location: Remote - The majority of the roles at this client will continue working from home until at least the end of 2021. Once it is safe to begin working onsite, staff can choose where they work – from home, in the office, or a hybrid of the two.
To be eligible to convert to FTE at this client you must reside in NC or one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or South Carolina
Term: 6 months, contract to hire

Day-to-Day Responsibilities: The Senior Enterprise Project Manager creates a consultative partnership with the business owner to define, plan, and execute on deliverables throughout the project life cycle to meet agreed acceptance criteria. This position leads projects of high complexity and may lead multiple projects concurrently in accordance with industry best practices. Projects managed in this role have enterprise-level impacts involving multiple vendors, delivery partners and business areas. Types of projects vary widely: launches of new products or services; large scale application development; migration to new business applications; outsourcing of business or system capabilities; infrastructure upgrades, and more. Project team structure includes matrixed resources from across the company. Delivery methods include both Agile and Waterfall.

General Project Management and Facilitation

  • Engages delivery partners within information technology, architecture, analytics and enterprise security areas for software development projects according to industry best practices.
  • Accountable for ensuring that deliverables from business and technology partners are produced and approved according to multiple project schedules. This includes requirement documents, functional and technical design documents, test plans, etc.
  • Proactively identifies and manages project risks and dependencies and raises awareness around projects across the portfolio.
  • Accountable for the development of business processes to ensure business readiness at project completion.
  • Responsible for ensuring timely, accurate, and clear communication is provided to our customers and members.
  • Accountable for and leads other project managers on highly complex projects.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for developing, refining, and monitoring the project budgets throughout the project life cycles.
  • Manages budgets to hours and dollar allocations to the approved amounts in accordance with financial processes.

Delivery Implementation

  • Proactively manages the change request process for project level scope, schedule and budget changes throughout the project life cycle.
  • Accountable for monitoring and effectively representing project as well as works with the project team to develop mitigation strategies for any risks and dependencies across the portfolio.
  • Coordination of project team and vendor training to ensure accuracy on requirements and design on new software.

Stakeholder Management

  • Accountable for stakeholder identification and engagement throughout the project life cycle to ensure business readiness and proactive identification of risks and dependencies.
  • Represents projects in executive level presentations in various project governance and inter-departmental forums.
  • Accountable for ensuring all business readiness including any necessary training and updates to business processes.

Vendor Management

  • Accountable for driving project deliverables and compliance through the vendor contracting process for multiple vendors at a time.
  • Manages the execution of contracted work to ensure contract compliance as well as timely receipt of deliverables and funds.
  • Frequently participates in the process of new vendor/product selection.
  • Works closely with vendors to drive multiple parallel timelines.

Resource Management

  • Assembles, mobilizes, and motivates teams to set direction, approach, identify skill gaps, and resolve conflict in a highly matrixed environment to lead projects to conclusion.
  • Accountable for managing allocated resources from multiple delivery partners while working within approved hours and scope.
  • Mentors and provides feedback to team members to create a highly functioning team in a heavily matrixed environment.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

Hiring Requirements

  • Bachelors degree and five years project management or equivalent experience to include enterprise-wide and multiple concurrent projects of increasing complexity.
  • Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools.
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle including: development tools/technologies, release/version control, testing methodologies and deployment management
  • Understanding of project management methodology.
  • Experience leading change at the project or program level.

Hiring Preferences

  • Healthcare/insurance experience.
  • Prior consulting experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Visio, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint and Planview.
  • Experience with Waterfall or Agile methodology. Stakeholder management with influencing, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

The following personality attributes characterize highly successful project managers:

  • Provide strong consultative leadership as a member of the project leadership team
  • Proactive team leadership and conflict management
  • Effective stakeholder management via communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to leverage team strengths and encourage effective collaboration
  • Effective in a highly matrixed environment.
  • Initiates action to accomplish goals and objectives
  • Influences team members and stakeholders to meet project and organizational goals and objectives
  • Mentors team members
  • Strong prioritization and time management Demonstrated statistical, analytical, and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in an often changing, ambiguous work environment.
****To be eligible to contract at this client you must be able to pass a drug test and criminal background check. This client requires all employees, temporary labor, consultants, and contractors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 12/08/21, subject to approved medical or religious exemptions.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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