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Project Management Lead - HCS Solutions



Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023


The Project Management Lead manages all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. The Project Management Lead works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


Location: Remote

The Project Management Lead, Project Management designs, communicates, and implements an operational plan for completing the project offering strategic consulting and guidance. They will monitor progress and performance against the project plan while taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. The Project Management Lead is responsible for assessing, leading and managing the successful "end to end" projects by driving cross-divisional and cross-functional teams to ensure delivery of the targeted goals and timelines. The Project Management Lead will effectively achieve project objectives and defined business requirements through exceptional project management. Prepares, designs, and develops project schedules, and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for Project and Program Management of strategic initiatives for our Clinical Operations organizations

  • Individually program manages large scale enterprise initiatives for senior leaders

  • Communicates with other program leaders in the Clinical PMO to understand interdependencies and interconnectivity across programs.

  • Ownership of the organization’s Project Delivery Approach, its implementation, establishment and iteration

  • Work with the business to determine appropriate project prioritization

  • Provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed

  • Track project benefits realization and lessons learnt activities to feed into on-going improvements

  • Responsible for mentoring and coaching the PMO and business project teams to effectively implement the Project Delivery Approach

  • Set standards for project management capabilities, including certifications and qualifications for Project Managers, success measurement criteria, methodologies, tools to be used, etc.

  • Manage the risk, issue and change resolution process, and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed

  • Uses independent judgement requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action

  • Interface with senior leaders to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges, and keep them up-to-date with project risks and opportunities

Role Essentials

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • 8+ years of experience with program and/or project management

  • Ability to manage and motivate virtual or matrix project teams

  • Experience managing business partner relationships at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to balance different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure

  • Ability to monitor and report on project status across the portfolio at stakeholder levels

  • Highly motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and direction

  • Strong interpersonal, time management and problem solving skills

  • Comfortable with coordinating and collaborating with business teams to drive required decisions and outcomes

  • Cross-functional relationship building is paramount. The role must be able to successfully work with and influence individuals not directly under their control

Role Desirables

  • Project Management Certification

  • Proficiency in business consulting and/or operational leadership experience

  • Experience in healthcare services

  • Six Sigma methodologies and Agile certification

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

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