Highmark Health Team Manager, IT Project Management in Topeka, Kansas
HM Health Solutions
Job Description :
This job will manage the activities of various project management roles as well as directly apply project leadership to multiple large complex product and technology solutions throughout the IT organization. Actively involved in the cultivation of knowledge, coordination, implementation, problem solving, communication, and training of new technologies and processes as they are developed and moved into the department. Project Leadership activities include directly managing team members involved in various programs/projects in conjunction with the organizational need. The incumbent exhibits and applies the core behaviors which define success for the company and our customers: Purposeful Execution, Teamwork, Transformational Leadership, and a Customer-First mentality. Committed to on-time/on-budget delivery, promoting a culture of collaboration among all project stakeholders, thinking and planning strategically in areas of risk mitigation and overall project direction, and a dedicated focus on bringing value to our customers. Cultivates the capabilities of staff across various project methodologies, supports and encourages employee development, plans and coordinates project assignments, and manages performance goals.
Perform management responsibilities to include, but are not limited to: involved in hiring and termination decisions, coaching and development, rewards and recognition, performance management and staff productivity. Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department; develop and implement policies and programs as necessary; may have budgetary responsibility and authority.
Serve as a team lead for the applicable project activities with the definition, planning, and delivery of multiple large-scale product and technology projects, working with the executive sponsor and other management as required to ensure achievement of the defined project goals. Receiving high risk, visible efforts, must take a lead role in the successful delivery and implementation of cross-functional activities to achieve the desired results for a defined program and/or strategic initiative.
Drive the day-to-day operation of projects (including budgetary oversight and staffing) ensuring that all projects are reliably delivered on time, on budget and with a consistently high standard of quality.
Assess team members to determine performance metrics, professional/personal growth needs, and create individual development/training plans and career progression plans.
Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or related field
- 6 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
- Master's Degree in Business Administration
5 years in Project Management and/or other applicable Project Methodologies
5 years delivering Business Solutions using Information Technology
1 years leading teams
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Professional Scrum Master (PSM)
Customer-first mindset. Skilled at anticipating customers' needs and the ability to build relationships that enable collaboration among all stakeholders and vendors
Ability to drive change and thrive in ambiguity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Is articulate and can communicate succinctly to multiple levels within a matrixed organization; Must be comfortable presenting to large and diverse audiences
Assertive leader who can analyze complex problems and works proactively to overcome obstacles by identifying risk and planning out mitigation and contingency strategies
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including experience with conflict resolution. Ability to pull together a group of people with diverse skills and make a functional team
Passion for leading projects and interacting with people to drive technical solutions to a successful completion
Proven ability to influence change and negotiate solutions
Ability to lead others who will be running smaller sub-projects and provide mentorship/coaching to less experienced staff
Passion for developing others and helping to grow their careers
Language (Other than English)
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
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Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
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Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
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Compliance Requirement: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
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Req ID: J209314