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Lead Corporate Project Manager

Company: TalentBoost (Point32Health)
Location: North Billerica
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The lead corporate project manager is responsible, on behalf of the Executive Sponsor or Business Sponsor, for the successful delivery of new capabilities via the successful management and delivery of cross functional, large scale, and complex projects intended to either reduce organizational risk or maximize strategic opportunities. This position works under the direction of the Director, Corporate Program Management Office (CPMO).
The lead corporate project manager supports and advocates project management principles and methodologies within the organization, both on individual projects and through direct and indirect support for the project portfolio through effective planning, coordinating, tracking, and delivery of projects related to the organization's strategic goals. Working with different constituents and stakeholders across business and technology to ensure the overall integrity, coherence and ultimate success of the project, the lead corporate project manager must build and maintain strong partnerships across many areas within the organization.Job DescriptionProject Management:

  • Manages all phases of the project management lifecycle for the most complex, high-risk projects that may run 6-18 months in duration, bring about major change to the organization and often include external vendors.
  • Responsible for implementing the tools and methodologies our delivery teams use to manage programs and projects including scope, schedules, risks, issues, and resource tracking for both Agile and waterfall projects.
  • Evaluate the cost and feasibility of multiple options/alternatives to resolve project issues and make recommendations on those issues that best meet both project and corporate objectives.
  • Project budgeting and financial management required to deliver within allocated funding.Team and Stakeholder Management:
    • Organize teams across business and technology; develop relationships and communicate with all levels from individual contributors to executive leadership, facilitate and mediate between people and teams .
    • Navigate political issues using advanced organizational knowledge. Able to coach/mentor less experienced project managers and effectively lead in a matrixed environment. Able to influence project owner, sponsor, steering committee, and other appropriate senior management.
    • Able to effectively manage difficult group dynamics to effectively reach a positive outcome, often by leveraging highly developed verbal and written skills, ability to facilitate planning and review sessions with senior management, highest level presentation skills. -Strategic Analysis/Risk Mitigation:
      • Incorporating the corporate strategic direction, able to define impact of tasks/events on not only business and IT, but the organization as a whole. This may be demonstrated by proactively identifying conflict/integration issues, and leading team members to parse/synthesize issues of the highest complexity; able to identify risk out of the larger picture and plan accordingly; able to identify and make decisions that serve the best interests of the organization.
      • Remove obstacles by anticipating the challenges ahead and prepare to take them on, set a course and overcome them.RequirementsEDUCATION: (Minimum education & certifications required)
        • Bachelor degree or relevant experience required; Advanced degree preferred in business or related to industry.
        • PMP and Agile certifications strongly preferredEXPERIENCE: (Years of experience)
          • 10-15 years in project management including leading Corporate Agenda-level projects
          • Minimum 2 years' experience in process management
          • Minimum 2 years' experience in health insurance operations if PMP certified or 4 years if notSKILL REQUIREMENTS: (Include interpersonal skills)
            • Process management certification a plus but experience with CQI, TQM, PDCA, PMBOK or other formal improvement techniques required
            • Proven track record of meeting project deadlines/deliverables with successful outcomes. Must have the ability to manage multiple projects effectively in a fast-paced business environment
            • Ability to thrive in a matrix-management, hands-on environment that demands a consultative approach and solutions that span multiple environments in a business area.
            • Significant initiative and autonomy, balanced with an ability to integrate information for informed action and against an understanding of proper timing and paths for escalating support requests of leadership
            • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills required, including the ability to effectively manage difficult group dynamics to effectively reach a positive outcome; very strong situation leadership skills.
            • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, ability to communicate with and influence internal and external constituents at all levels with confidence.
            • Highest level presentation skills including ability to interface and communicated changes to a broad range of internal and external contacts, as necessary. Ability to interact with confidence with external and Point32Health senior management.
            • Strong negotiating, influencing, and advocacy skills, ability to lead others both internally and externally to ensure the success of the program.
            • Ability to navigate political issues using advanced organizational knowledge.
            • Must be flexible and a proponent/champion of change, able to conceptualize and envision the impact of change, and propose new ways to do business.
            • Must be an accomplished multi-disciplinary team-leader and team-builder with hands-on style. Ability to lead teams whose members have diverse professional and educational backgrounds, and to effectively manage difficult group dynamics to effectively reach a positive outcome.
            • Ability to present technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
            • Requires the ability to maintain effective and productive peer relationships. Must have the ability to motivate fellow employees by fostering team spirit, an attitude of cooperation, and a commitment to the organization. Requires well-developed interpersonal skills to act in the capacity of liaison to the user community.
            • Possess strong influencing and situational leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate both direct and non-direct reports. Must have a demonstrated ability to obtain the confidence and trust of non-reports, resulting in high commitment and cooperation. Commitment to Diversity, Equity & InclusionPoint32Health is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do-from product design to the workforce driving that innovation. Our DEI strategy is deeply connected to our core values and will evolve as the changing nature of work shifts. Programming, events, and an inclusion infrastructure play a role in how we spread cultural awareness, train people leaders on engaging with their teams and provide parameters on how to recruit and retain talented and dynamic talent. We welcome all applicants and qualified individuals, who will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.COVID PolicyPlease note: As of January 18, 2022, all employees - including remote employees - must be fully vaccinated. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19. Point32Health is an equal opportunity employer, and will consider reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
              About Us:Point32Health is a leading health and wellbeing organization, delivering an ever-better health care experience to everyone in our communities. Building on the quality, nonprofit heritage of our founding organizations, Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, we leverage our experience and expertise to help people find their version of healthier living through a broad range of health plans and tools that make navigating health and wellbeing easier.At Point32Health, we're working to reshape the world of health care by pushing past the status quo and delivering even more to the diverse communities we serve: more innovation, more access, more support, and healthier lives. And we want people like you on our side to make it even better.This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Point32Health. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Req ID: R5525

Keywords: TalentBoost (Point32Health), Boston , Lead Corporate Project Manager, Executive , North Billerica, Massachusetts

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