Senior Project Manager, Legal

Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services, primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans, across the US to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs.

WellCare Legal is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support the Legal team in a project management role. Scope of responsibilities will focus on supporting a national Legal team in managing complex projects and deliverables related to providing legal support in key areas such as due diligence, expansions and integrations of new businesses, contract updates, RFPs, significant HR initiatives and other major workstreams. Many of these projects involve multiple stakeholders across our matrixed, multi-state organization, so effective collaboration and communication skills are essential.

Candidates should have at least 5 years of direct experience leading special projects as a project manager or similar role in a fast-paced and growing organization. Outstanding organizational skills, strategic mindset and problem solving acumen are critical, as is the ability to develop understandable work plans and presentations around results/advice. Experience working in health insurance is a plus. Strong preference for the position to be located in Tampa.

This position will report to the Legal Operations team, with dotted line to the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Litigation, Regulatory and Health Plan Operations.

Successful candidates will have outstanding professional skills, sound judgment, and must be capable of working independently in a fast-paced environment while effectively managing multiple projects and competing priorities. All WellCare associates are expected to embrace and promote the Company’s culture of compliance and institutional values reflected in, among other things, its Code of Conduct and Business Ethics.

Successful candidates will have the following personal attributes:

  • Personal integrity, excellent judgment and ability to prioritize
  • Solution-oriented approach to issues
  • Efficient, with a propensity for action and a strong sense of ownership and collaboration
  • Career v. job focus with an interest in expanding responsibilities
  • Hands-on, hard-working, “roll up your sleeves” style
  • Ability to operate with a high level of autonomy and minimal attorney oversight
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively to gather and assess information with business partners
  • Exemplary organizational skills
  • Proficiency and comfort with legal technology

Successful candidates will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as this individual will interact with senior business leaders, as well as excellent organizational skills and an efficiency mindset. Job responsibilities are expected to include the following:

  • Developing and executing with Legal team members and other stakeholders project management plans for key legal projects
  • Preparing presentations and other deliverables around legal advice
  • Supporting administrative work required to execute project plans

      Successful candidates should meet the following criteria:

      • 5 years of experience in a project assistant/management role in a complex, matrixed organization, with lead responsibility on projects
      • Preference for experience in, or familiarity with, health care/insurance business
      • Bachelor’s degree required
      • Training and/or certification on project management and/or operational efficiency
      • Excellent writing and communication skills
      • High solution-orientation and strong accountability for results
      • Extensive knowledge of MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
      • Ability to deliver outstanding presentation materials

        About us
        Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses exclusively on providing government-sponsored managed care services through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare Prescription Drug Plans to families, children, seniors and individuals with complex medical needs. WellCare is a Fortune 500 company, and in 2018, was recognized as a Fortune "World's Most Admired Company", ranking in the top five among the health insurance and managed care industry-a testament to the hard work and dedication of the company's nearly 9,000 associates who each day live WellCare's values and deliver on its mission to help its members live better, healthier lives. The company serves approximately 4.4 million members nationwide as of Dec. 31, 2017. For more information about WellCare, please visit the company's website at www.wellcare.com. EOE: All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, childbirth or related medical condition or other legally protected basis protected by applicable federal or state law except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V/SO.