Day to Day Responsibilities of this Position and Description of Project:
Able to effectively manage multiple, high-complexity projects/programs of diverse scope to implement Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), state, and federal mandates.
Coordinate efforts to estimate and scope proposals.
Leverage established methodologies and tools to develop and execute project scheduling, including work breakdown structure (WBS), milestones, critical paths, cross-functional dependencies, and the overall project schedule.
Manage project resources to meet deliverables, including forming, motivating high-performance, cross-functional teams, which may include on and off-shore resources.
Provide regular communications and project status reports to management, stakeholders, and the project team.
Manage project related risks, issues, assumptions, and dependencies, including making recommendations to management on mitigating and / or remediating activities.
Assists in the resolution of conflicts regarding resources, deadlines and standards.
Demonstrate sound judgment in selecting appropriate methods and techniques, in support of delivering the project deliverables.
Make presentations to IT management, sponsors, and/or vendors.
Manage project costs within the approved capital and expense budgets, including trend analysis and appropriate communications and support should budget adjustments be warranted.
Provide accurate project expenditure and necessary accruals to the finance team.
Ensures adherence to enterprise project management methodology and standards
Internal/External Groups with which the Candidate will interface: impacted business units; all IT teams: application development, data services, QA, Infrastructure, Architecture, Security; offshore as needed
2. Candidate must have hands-on experience in project/program resource planning, reporting, prioritization, and budgeting with both on-shore and off-shore staff. 2. Any experience with Medi-Cal line of business
3. Experience leading projects and programs within and outside IT, as well as projects and programs that involved external providers. 3.
4. Demonstrated ability in estimating, calculating, and reporting on financials 4.
5. Possess excellent communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills. 5.
Disqualifiers or Dislikes on Resumes: Any resume more than 3 pages
Education Requirement: Bachelors degree or higher preferred but not required
Required Testing: n/a
Software Skills Required: MS Project, Planview, or similar project management tool;
MS Office Suite (MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)
Required Certifications: PMP Preferred but not required; SAFe Scrum Master training desired
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)