Proactively plan, coordinate, control, and provide status reporting around cross-functional project efforts. Serve as liaison between the delivery team, resource managers, and stakeholders to ensure effective project definition and delivery. Accountable for a portfolio of 30-50 projects annually for which they maintain up-to-date metrics and documentation as a means of fostering execution transparency. This role is vital to the success of our strategic IT projects and involves interaction with all departments and personnel, as needed, including external customers, vendors and consultants.
Work Experience: Minimum 5 years of IT Project Management experience required. Experience in health-related field preferred, with a strong preference towards Insurance. Minimum 3 years in a business analyst/project management role leading a team of software and/or application developers in a complex business and systems environment to produce enterprise level software applications or technology solutions required. Minimum 1 year working experience with iterative, waterfall, and agile software development life cycles and change management processes required.
Education, Certificates, Licenses: BA/BS in Business, Math, Computer Science, or related field preferred. PMP and scrum master certification is strongly preferred
Knowledge: Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC) models, as well as working knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices required. Ability to use sound judgment and keen intuition to tailor project management approach as necessary to fit the specific needs of a given project and/or line of business. Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the business on a consistent basis. Extensive knowledge of industry standards and best practice as it relates to project management. Demonstrated ability to project manage multiple, parallel projects and staff requirements. Excellent computer skills, including experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, and/or TFS. Advanced experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent math skills required, including percentages, ratios, graphing, and spreadsheet skills. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences in a clear and concise manner. Highly organized, detail oriented, flexible, and willingness to go “above and beyond” as necessary to meet critical deadlines. Capacity to quickly acquire knowledge of system capabilities and limitations. Excellent observation skills with proven ability to think critically and analyze complex systems. Adept at evaluating problems accurately and displaying sound judgment, including measured risks and timely escalation.
Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately5% of the time.
Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.
Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.
PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.