Project Manager in Lincoln, NE at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/5/2018

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Job #:  826720



Project Manager



Lincoln, NE

Overview:

  • Implements and operates critical project management processes within guidelines and best practice.
  • Assists in the development, creation and maintenance of project plans, artifacts and associated reporting.
  • Assists with financial reporting and controls as directed.
  • Works with other projects and PMs to integrate and manage project plans, tasks and reporting.
  • Communicates formally and informally with project leadership as directed.
  • Works independently with diverse groups to proactively identify and execute on areas where project tools, project process or project infrastructure can be used to facilitate better outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate project initiation, planning, measurement and control activities for a variety of projects
  • Chartering project objectives
  • Defining project scope
  • Building the project team
  • Creating initial project budgets
  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Setting up project governance structures
  • Creating project control processes and artifacts
  • Facilitating the development of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and drafting project plans
  • Setting up project tools and infrastructure
  • Conducting initial meetings with governance groups
  • Creating project controls for issue, risk and financial management
  • Beginning project reporting and task management / measurement
  • Facilitating the work of teams in translating business objectives and vision into clear business requirements
  • Facilitate work with technical teams and system integrators to deliver functionality and needs as defined in the business requirements
  • Facilitating the work of teams in defining concepts and principles for “as-is” and “to-be” states
  • Conducting gap, process and workflow analysis
  • Assist and facilitate teams in developing solution transition plans and training;
  • Conducting organizational change management activities
  • Executing project implementation activities to install
  • Monitor and manage solution in whole or in phases
  • Facilitate the work of teams in monitoring and correcting the solution to create a stable operational system for ongoing use
  • Conducting lessons learned workshops
  • Archiving project artifacts and documentation
  • Measuring business objectives to compare with project outcomes
  • Turning over solution to operational management

Requirements:

  • Medium to Large-scale project experience
  • Very strong skills in managing project management systems and tools, including CA Clarity and MS Project applications
  • Strong facilitation and team leadership capabilities
  • Solid understanding of Project Management and Systems Development lifecycles
  • Verbal and written communication agility
  • Preferred experience with health care claims processing operations and systems, with Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher. Candidate may substitute 3 years of work experience for 1 year of education.
  • At least 5, preferably 7 years of medium to large-scale project experience in a project management role.
  • At least 5, preferably 7 years of strong experience with project planning, resource planning, work plan development, and project management processes.
  • At least 5, preferably 7 years in the use of MS Project and CA Clarity Project Management tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to gather and provide information effectively when under pressure, regardless of audience.
  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and have exceptional collaboration skills with all levels of business and technical staff.
  • Strong organization, planning, problem solving, and decision making skills. Comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple tasks with minimal direction.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio).
  • Complete fluency in speaking and writing in the English language is required.
  • Experience with multiple project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, LEAN)

Preferred Experience:

  • Preferred seven years of medium to large-scale project experience in a project management role.
  • Preferred seven years of strong experience with project planning, resource planning, work plan development, and project management processes.
  • Preferred seven years in the use of MS Project and CA Clarity Project Management tools.
  • Preferred experience with health care claims processing operations and systems, including experience with health care claims coding and adjudication.
  • Preferred experience with electronic visit verification.
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle (SDLC) including: requirements gathering, design, development, testing, training, quality assurance, development methods/techniques, testing methods/techniques and implementation planning and execution.
  • PMI certification preferred.
  • Experience with enterprise project portfolio management development.

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