Sr IT Project Manager-Infrastructure

As the healthcare industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable healthcare for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for developing, tracking and driving complex technical project planning. This includes creating detailed project plans with minimal oversight as well as managing internal technical resources and/or vendor partners across the Infrastructure organization for delivery of products or services to internal/external stakeholders. The role requires a level of technical aptitude and is accountable for end-to-end delivery of a technical project or program, including managing the cost / budget, schedule & dependencies; ensuring the project scope is aligned with the stated technology objectives. This position will manage conflicts with other projects; setting and managing customer expectations; managing and escalating issues and changes; developing and maintaining relationships with project stakeholders and vendors to obtain project objectives while working in a matrix project environment. Drive deliverables and activities with PDL and IT Product Managers by removing barriers, and escalating risk/issues; and having a thorough understanding of Systems Development Life Cycle and project management and enterprise processes. This role is under the Infrastructure team.

Required Job Qualifications:

•Bachelor Degree with 5 years project management experience OR 7 years project management experience.

•Familiarity and experience with Project Management Methodologies (i.e. Project Management Institute - PMBOK), and experience in project delivery and management of large and/or complex projects.

•Understanding of project financial tracking including monitoring and reporting on budget expenditures.

•Experience in negotiations, managing conflict, and organizational / political savvy.

•Verbal and written communication skills, as well as meeting facilitation skills.

•Ability to work independently and within a team environment.

•Analytical thinking and problem solving skills; agility and flexibility to adapt to constantly changing priorities.

•Ability to create integrated, milestone-driven critical path project plans.

•Ability to multi-task and balance multiple competing priorities while meeting deadlines.

•Ability to influence (direct / indirect reports, project stakeholders, and leaders), and manage in a matrix organization.

•Structured, organized and methodical in execution, takes ownership and accountability for outcomes, drives for results and drives certainty in delivery; able to manage multiple parallel efforts and deliver quality deliverables on schedule.

•Develops trusted relationships and demonstrates deep Interpersonal skills.

•Experience with the entire software development lifecycle from inception to development to testing to production deployment and maintenance; deep understanding of HCSC delivery models - OWF, Scrum, XP.

•Regular in-person attendance at the designated facility of the job posting.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

•Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification

•Health care acumen and HCSC experience

•Comfort/poise with senior management

•Leadership skills

•Knowledge of the Clarity PPM system, and expertise in Microsoft Suite, including Excel, PPT, Word, Project.

HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Requirements: Expertise Information Technology Job Type Full-Time Regular Location IL - Chicago

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