Senior Project Manager - Remote

EmblemHealth Remote
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March 19, 2023
New York, New York
Summary of Position
Responsible to lead, manage & coordinate multiyear project(s) relating to critical systems and complex system integrations,
as well as other high-risk projects that span across multiple business units.
Manage resources, schedules, risks, issues, scope, financials and adhere to quality & SDLC control guidelines throughout the
project life cycle.
Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to
achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.
Contribute to process improvement initiatives as relates to improving project delivery thru participating on Project
Management Quality Excellence (PMQE) team.

Principal Accountabilities
Manage multiple complex and large projects simultaneously.
Drive project delivery from inception thru production release including scope definition, requirements, development,
testing and release phases.
Manage the stakeholder expectations to ensure ownership and success.
Conduct appropriate project planning activities with business and other stakeholders to identify project scope,
desired business outcomes, critical success factors, resource requirements, implementation methodologies and plans.
Proactively identify, track, and mitigate risks, issues and dependencies.
Ensure the overall success by being accountable for all aspects of the project and providing overall project
Monitor and controls project scope and ensure proper change control procedures are followed.
Responsible for making and driving significant decisions that impacts the overall delivery of the initiative.
Maintain up-to-date project documentation and comply with EmblemHealth Enterprise Project Management
standards and policies.
Provide high level executive reports and detailed updates to all stakeholders on a continuous basis
Guide and direct project team members to ensure compliance with set standards, procedures, and guidelines.
Collaborate with vendors and suppliers clearly and timely as needed.
Prepare and maintain effort estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.
Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards.
Partner with Executive leadership to remove barriers that slow or prevent the successful delivery of the project's
scope and objectives.
Provide strategic leadership for delivery of large-scale change initiatives.
Provide leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to
their responsibilities and project milestones.
Identify, track and manage project cost.
Ensure availability of financial, material and human resources required to successfully complete a project.
Work to identify improvement opportunities and continuous enhancement of internal procedures, standards &
templates for efficiencies.
Perform other EPMO responsibilities as assigned or required.

Education, Training, Licenses, Certifications
Bachelor's Degree required; Masters preferred
PMP or advanced project/program management certification.

Relevant Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
10+ years' professional business experience, preferably in the Health Insurance industry. (R)
8+ years' experience managing large & highly complex projects, including 5+ years' experience in healthcare. (R)
Ability to manage large-scale IT and non-IT related projects that involve significant risk. (R)
Ability to manage multiple large-scale projects and cross-functional teams simultaneously. (R)
Ability to develop and manage multi-million-dollar budget(s). (R)
Expert knowledge of project management practices. (R)
Working knowledge of IT operations and Infrastructure, systems engineering principles, Mainframe and Distributed systems,
systems integration, Web services / eBusiness, and Application Development. (R)
Experience with Waterfall SDLC methodology, preferably Agile/Scrum. (R)
Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to achieve a common business
objective. (R)
Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions, and identifying priorities. (R)
Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills. (R)
Well-versed at using modern work management and collaboration tools, preferably Microfocus PPM. (R)
Highly proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office tools, specifically MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio. (R)
Flexible in a fast-paced dynamic environment with shifting roles and responsibilities. (R)
Experience leading the work of outsource partners (multi-supplier environment). (P)

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