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IT Project Manager

at CVS Health

Posted: 10/7/2020
Job Reference #: 72589BR
Keywords: project

Job Description

Job Description
Manages the day-to-day activities of one complex project (cost of $1 million or more) or multiple business-sponsored IT projects (each with project cost of less than $1 million) to deliver tasks on time, within budget, and within scope. Responsible for the success of the project(s).

Fundamental Components
  • Responsible for managing, directing and planning one complex or multiple less complex projects.
  • Ability to communicate and effectively negotiate with immediate manager(s), peers, and Business with a high level of confidence and composure.
  • Provides coaching and team building to ensure that the project team members develop their skills and achieve their career goals.
  • Leads a matrixed project team in executing assigned tasks and coordinating the efforts of internal and external project team members.
  • Ensures that project team members complete tasks and deliverables on time and within budget, and that the project delivers promised business functionality.
  • Identifies and capitalizes on interdependencies within the project to ensure end-to-end synergy during all phases of the project life cycle.
  • Develops and manages all key project governance documents, such as but not limited to the Project Charter, Workplan, Communications Plan, and Risk Mitigation Strategy Manages the project budget, and reports project cost information in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Proactively identifies additional cost-savings to reduce overall project expenditures
  • Manages the effective utilization of resources assigned to the project team, and proactively communicates resource capacity and shortages to the respective organization leads.
  • Coordinates engagement of subject matter experts in the business segment to assist in the identification, validation, and resolution of business system needs.
  • Acts as the liaison between project team members and Program Management to ensure that expectations and objectives are clearly understood by all parties, and to communicate project information including the status of deliverables, scope changes, and issues.
  • Proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective action, and monitors issue resolution to mitigate risks such as scope and/or budget variances.
  • Manages the scope of the project, and ensures that scope changes are reviewed and approved by the Finance and Business Sponsor where appropriate
  • Evaluates project activities utilizing quality measurements and monitoring mechanisms to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed expectations and integrate with overall project effort.
  • Monitors and reports tangible and intangible benefits.
  • Provides management with team and individual performance feedback.
  • Adheres to existing project management methodology by leveraging and promoting the use of existing tools, capturing best practices, identifying areas for process improvement, and the associated implementation.
  • Monitors and holds project resources accountable for meeting performance metrics.
  • Creates and maintains a highly collaborative PM community of practice that drives and implements continuous improvements which result in IT and Business Return on Investment.
  • Partners and collaborates with the Business in building a strong foundational knowledge of the Business processes to deliver the appropriate IT Business solution.
  • Prepares and delivers professional presentations to management and business.

Background Experience
  • 4 years of Project Management Experience
  • 4 years leading IT development projects
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
  • PMI Certification

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Percent of Travel Required
0 - 10%

Business Overview
Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.

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