Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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Project Managers drive the detailed planning, execution and control of individual projects. The Project Manager has primary responsibility for day-to-day team management (pre-, during, and post-meeting management), tracking and reporting of project status, issue/risk management, successful completion of deliverables, and interfacing with other business leads / subject matter advisors across the organization to support overall project efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Lead multiple medium to large-scale projects designed to improve organizational and operational effectiveness

  • Oversee and direct all aspects of the project “life cycle” (Initiation, Planning, Execution, Control, Closeout)

  • Apply standard project management methodology / processes / tools

  • Lead multi-disciplinary project teams through demonstration of best practice facilitation, team, and meeting management skills

  • Directly manage the activities of project team members; coach, mentor and provide feedback to team members

  • Track, document, & report status to Program Owner and Steering Committee

  • Identify, mitigate / resolve, escalate risks and issues

  • Integrate business functional content expertise among the project team; seek out the participation of organizational subject matter advisors, as needed

  • Solicit input from internal customers/stakeholders, including both clinical leaders and supporting associates from external departments, in developing implementation plans

Qualifications:

  • Minimum BA or BS degree in Business and/or Health Management/Administration, or related degree

  • 5 -7+ years experience as a demonstrated project manager with oversight for large-scale or multiple projects (PMP a plus)

  • Demonstrated experience in leading all aspects of the project “lifecycle,” such as: business case development, communication plan development, workplan development and maintenance, team management, resource planning, status reporting, issue/risk identification and management, performance measurement (e.g., measurement and monitoring), etc.

  • Excellent ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive tasks; strong organizational skills

  • Strong communication and presentation delivery skills (large and small audiences)

  • Strong PC skills (e.g., PPT, Excel, Access, Visio, etc.)

  • Strong Project Management skills (e.g., MS Project, Budget/Resource/Timeline Estimating, process mapping, etc.)

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LocationBostonTime TypeFull time

Voted as the highest in member satisfaction among Massachusetts commercial health plans by JD Power, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is a community-focused, tax-paying, not-for-profit health plan headquartered in Boston. We have been a market leader for over 75 years, and are consistently ranked among the nation's best health plans. Our daily efforts are dedicated to effectively serving our 2.8 million members, and consistently offering security, stability, and peace of mind to both our members and associates.

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