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Evolent Health Sr. Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely – about 40% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2018. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

Sr Project Manager

Evolent Health Services, Project Management Office

It’s Time For A Change…Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Who You’ll Be Working With:

Evolent Health is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our PMO (Project Management Office) within Evolent Health Services. Evolent Health Services partners with health plans and risk-bearing provider organizations to simplify administrative and clinical operations through comprehensive services, proprietary technology, partnership models and deep payer/provider expertise. This role interacts with a diverse spectrum of the organization, from staff level operators to executive leaders.

What You’ll Be Doing:

This position is responsible for project management of a variety of initiatives driven by our operational and market teams. These projects provide diverse exposure to the way our business runs and are critical to Evolent achieving its bold mission. Projects range from supporting ever changing regulatory requirements to fulfilling market requests to driving strategic transformation initiatives.

Communication and Collaboration

  • Set and continually manage program expectations with team members and other stakeholders, tailoring communication to various audience levels

  • Serve as collaboration catalyst amongst the key Evolent domains and technical leads

  • Demonstrate solution-oriented mindset

  • Prepare and present executive updates in various forms (e.g. email, steering committees, etc.)

  • Actively listen, proactively engage stakeholders to draw out deeper insights

  • Challenge the team and/or stakeholders when appropriate

Planning and Execution

  • Define scope, goals, and deliverables that support business strategy in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders

  • Take accountability and ownership for delivering the end-to-end project, always operating with integrity

  • Facilitate identification of project impacts across all business areas

  • Prioritize and delegate project tasks among project team members to optimize project efficiency and strengthen sense of project ownership and accountability among team members

  • Define, implement, and manage project governance across a geographically diverse organization

  • Inform and optimize organizational decision-making, operational execution, and resource allocation based on data and sound reasoning

  • Support business areas when roadblocks are encountered and aid in successful removal of obstacles (escalating where appropriate)

  • Perform program closing activities to ensure a seamless transition to business owners in addition to gathering lessons learned for continuous improvement

Management and Standards

  • Support ongoing project scoping, estimating, and resourcing

  • Facilitate capacity planning and management

  • Provide constructive feedback to project team members and management

  • Utilize portfolio standard processes and best practices (e.g. risk/issue management, project planning, decision logs, etc.) and adapt as needed

  • Utilize project management technology to effectively manage projects, report progress, analyze data and provide improvement recommendations

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years of project or program management experience in healthcare

  • Strong collaboration and ability to influence across all levels of an organization

  • Creative and independent problem-solving skills, adapting approach as needed for each engagement

  • Exceptional analysis skills and use of tools, ability to synthesize disparate data sources to tell a story, and resourcefulness to identify data sources

  • Strong foundational project management skills (project planning, risk mitigation, etc.) and ability to adapt to program specific needs

  • Outstanding written and oral communication across all levels of an organization including executives

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications including advanced Excel, PowerPoint

  • Intermediate to advanced skills using portfolio and project management technology such as MS Project

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Advanced degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Familiarity with Agile software development life cycle

  • Thrives in fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt

  • Experience with

  • Value focused project management

  • Health plan operations

  • Technology enabled service organization

  • Excelling on a virtual team across time zones

  • Clarizen or other web-based portfolio and project management tools

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is . Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

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