Centene Corporation Project Manager III in Chicago, Illinois
ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Plan, organize, monitor, and oversee complex projects utilizing cross functional teams to deliver defined requirements and meet company strategic objectives.
Manage the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment and closure
Utilize corporate and industry standard project management tools and techniques to effectively manage projects.
Assist with establishment and maintenance of corporate project management methodology and other department procedures
Maintain detailed project documentation including meeting minutes, action items, issues lists and risk management plans
Provide leadership and effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders, may include written executive summaries
Negotiate with project stakeholders to identify resources, resolve issues, and mitigate risks
Coordinate cross-functional meetings with various functional areas to meet overall stakeholder expectations and company's objectives
Provide functional and technical knowledge across multiple business and technical areas
Monitor the creation of all project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards including design documents, test plans, training materials, and operations documentation
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, related field, or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. 4+ years of project management and implementation or program management experience. Proficient with MS Office applications and project management tools. Experience working with and leading diverse groups and matrix managed environments.
License/Certification: PMP, PgMP, or CAPM preferred.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
TITLE: Project Manager III
LOCATION: Chicago, Illinois
COMPANY: Project Management
POSITION TYPE: Professional