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New York
Work Type

Description and Requirements

The Project Manager manages small to large projects that have Operations department or enterprise-level importance, moderate to high risk and risk interdependencies, several interrelationships, and moderate to high costs associated with delivery. The Project Manager supports projects of major complexity as part of a program team in support of higher-level project or program managers.

** This position Hybrid NY or Hybrid FL 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes and leads the project team through the entire project life cycle.
  • Works with internal and external teams as applicable to ensure business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business
  • Conducts project estimate sessions with project stakeholders to drive project estimates and challenges estimates where appropriate to ensure accurate effort estimates by functional areas
  • Creates and maintains a detailed project plan for all aspects of the project based on delivery methodology and project impacts to secure tasks and dates
  • Manages project execution, resource deployment and overall coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and to budget
  • Creates and manages the artifacts required for governance approval for medium to large-scale projects
  • Establishes and actively manages all project and key stakeholder expectations and relationships
  • Manages deliverables from all functional teams ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality based on project guidelines
  • Deploys project management principles and techniques to establish and maintain control of the project
  • Tailors the use of specific project management techniques to each assignment (e.g. emphasizing risk management, or change management)
  • Reports status to the Project Sponsor, and escalates changes, issues, risks for resolution as needed
  • Collaborates with resource managers to acquire the resources necessary to produce the project on time and within budget
  • Achieves project objectives in conformance with Healthfirst project management methodologies and standards.
  • Coaches and mentors Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience
  • Certifications such as PMP, Six Sigma Green Belt or LEAN
  • Experience managing cross-functional projects that yielded meaningful results
  • Experience engaging and communicating with key stakeholders including senior-level leadership
  • Experience with project change management, portfolio risk management, project communication management and organization change management
  • Experience using an enterprise project management system such as MS Project Server and MS Project

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience working in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) environment
  • Experience in managing or working on projects across multiple departments using an SDLC methodology and Agile/Scrum methodology
  • Experience with application and/or systems implementations or upgrades
  • Industry work experience in healthcare such as hospital, managed or long-term care, insurance, government or other healthcare agency
  • Experience working with one or more Medicaid managed care plan products, such as Family Health Plus (FHP), Eastern Benefits System (EBS) and/or Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Knowledgeable of Department of Health (DOH) and Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regulations
  • Experience with Health Plan Provider Directories

Compliance & Regulatory Responsibilities: N/A

License/Certification: N/A

Hiring Range*:

  • Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $100,900 - $145,775

  • All Other Locations (within approved locations): $86,500 - $128,690

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live.

*The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in “good faith” would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.