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Project Manager - Senior Job

Full Job Title: Project Manager, Sr

Job Number: 1700263

Location: Springfield, MO

Date Posted: 7-13-2017

This position supports MissouriCare, which is a member of the WellCare group of companies.

Manages multiple cross-functional teams in the delivery of complex business initiatives. Oversees the development of business and technical requirements, and drives departmental initiatives to ensure project timelines and expectations are met.

Department: Provider Care

REPORTS TO: Director, Provider Care Advance

Essential Functions:

  • Manages cross-functional teams and participates in team meetings to set strategies, update project progress, and resolves outstanding issues.
  • Evaluates workload and available resources to adjust schedules and priorities as required.
  • Drives results through strategic planning and project leadership.
  • Monitors developed work plans and enforces accountability by key stakeholders.
  • Prepares strategic analysis of potential business and/or operational opportunities.
  • Communicates purpose and vision of the project and prepares summary reports and recommendations for management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Candidate Education:
  • Required a Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • Preferred a Master's Degree in a related field
Candidate Experience:
  • Required 5 years of experience in direct project management managing projects from start to finish as primary responsibility
  • Preferred a thorough understanding of current trends and strategies in healthcare is preferred
Candidate Skills:
  • Advanced demonstrated interpersonal/verbal communication skills
  • Advanced demonstrated written communication skills
  • Advanced demonstrated organizational skills
  • Advanced demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Advanced demonstrated project management skills
  • Advanced ability to work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities
  • Advanced ability to work independently
  • Advanced demonstrated analytical skills
  • Advanced ability to communicate and make recommendations to upper management
  • Advanced ability to implement process improvements
  • Advanced demonstrated ability to deal with confidential information
  • Advanced ability to lead/manage others in a matrixed environment
Licenses and Certifications:
A license in one of the following is required:
  • Preferred Project Management Professional (PMP)
Technical Skills:
  • Required advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Required advanced Microsoft Word
  • Required advanced Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Required advanced Microsoft Project
  • Required advanced Microsoft Visio
  • Preferred intermediate Microsoft Access
  • Required intermediate Microsoft Outlook

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