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Project Manager, Principal

Company: Blue Shield of California
Location: Oakland
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

The Mandates & Corporate Services PMO team is seeking a Project Manager for the Mandates & Corporate Services (M&CS) portfolio. M&CS provides project and program management for Mandates - State, Federal, Medicare, Medi-Cal, BCBSA and Covered CA Mandate mandates with the motto that Non-compliance-is-not-an-option. M&CS also supports Corporate services strategic project which includes Finance, Law, and GPTW projects. Projects are typically highly complex with people, process, and technology impacts affecting multiple departments.-- Responsibilities

  • Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders--
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts--
  • Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value--
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures--
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria--
  • Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles--
  • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects--
  • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered--
  • Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company--
  • Continually update relevant business stakeholders of project status and periodically publish project status reports--
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan--
  • Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in the business case--
  • Assist, share learning, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projects
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Strong verbal communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork skills with demonstrated ability to gain trust, secure buy-in and influence change at all levels
  • Knowledge encompasses entire scope of company products, functions, marketing and/or service policies and procedures
  • Ability to interact with all levels including senior management and influence decision-making
  • Ability to operate at a strategic business level and fully incorporate business strategies within all projects
  • Other duties as assigned Organizational Impact
    • Implements strategic goals established by functional leadership
    • Innovation and Complexity
    • Projects span a wide range of difficult and unique issues across functions and/or businesses Communication and--Influence
      • Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function
      • Has responsibilities for communicating with parties' external to the organization, which may include vendors
      • Works to influence others to accept job function's view/practices, and agree to or accept new concepts, practices, and approaches
      • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization
      • Generally, conducts briefings with senior leaders within the job function Leadership and Talent Management
        • Frequently responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees across the company within area of expertise
        • Responsible for managing large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization, involving large cross-functional teams
        • May direct the work of other individual contributors and/or act as a cross-functional team lead
        • Manages Results
        • Interpersonal relationships are key Knowledge, Experience and Education
          • Knowledge of Blue Shield of CA or health care industry
          • Typically, requires a college degree or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years of project management experience
          • Technically proficient having broad background in problem solving tools. TQM, Six Sigma certification or Project Management certification, Agile preferred
          • Methodology Experience (Waterfall, Agile) Additional Information
            • About Company: At Blue Shield of California we are parents, leader, students, visionaries, heroes, and providers. Everyday we come together striving to fulfill our mission, to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. For more than 80 years, Blue Shield of California has been dedicated to transforming health care by making it more accessible, cost-effective, and customer-centric. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 6,800 employees, more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 4.3 million members. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have a positive impact on California communities. Blue Shield of California is headquartered in Oakland, California with 18 additional locations including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We're excited to share Blue Shield of California has received awards and recognition for - LGBT diversity, quality improvement, most influential women in corporate America, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we're striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - Join us!
            • EEO Footer: External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.
            • Requisition ID: 210017N
            • Posting Date: Feb 17, 2021
            • Schedule: Full-time My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities. --- Oakland, California, United States of America --- Oakland, California, United States of America --- Oakland, California, United States of America If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position with Blue Shield of California, call RehabWest, Inc. at (760)759-7500.

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