Friday, October 10, 2014

Advisor Project Program Manager

Advisor Project Program Manager

Apex Systems Inc - Irving

Position Summary: This is not a IT PM position This is a Business PM
position. This position provides project management and business analysis
to the current and ongoing projects managed within the Aetna Med D and
Client Services PMO. This position is for a seasoned project manager who
completes difficult assignments under minimal guidance. The specific
projects the PM will manage vary year to year and quarter to quarter,
typically. This position may train other employees on the use of Project
Delivery tools and techniques and serve as a resource to other employees.
As projects may involve various current PBM processes, this position will
be required to coordinate efforts across multi-functional teams including
Sales, Account Management, Implementations, Benefits, PBM and Clinical Ops,
Benefits, Finance, IT, HR and other corporate organizations.
It is likely that this position may be client-facing.
This position may participate in the development of change strategy while
focusing on the finite details of the business on-boarding process as well
as future business processes to be determined later. Requirements, design,
construction, test, deployment and benefit tracking will be a part of the
scope of the Project Manager. This position will be a SME on problem
analysis, solution recommendation, solution validation and other aspects of
Process and Project Delivery.
5% Travel
Duties and Responsibilities:
Core Project Management skills, PMI, Status Reports, Plan Updates,
Dashboards, RAID, Meeting Facilitation, Contract Milestone tracking, IT
coordination, Daily task reporting, Schedule Development, Communications
Assist with development of business process flows
Assist with Documentation requirements
Serve as a PM knowledge base for other business and IT members
Develop status reports
Own and resolve issues
Risk Analysis, Mitigation
Contribute as project team member, conduct Project Kick-off meetings,
identify all project stakeholders, take meeting minutes, define and clarify
project roles & responsibilities. Work with all stakeholders to define and
acquire all necessary resources and to ensure their continual support for
project goals. Oversee the development of operational timelines and
milestone estimates from project team members, effectively prioritizing the
Ensure appropriate project deliverables are created, utilized by leaders
and are updated over time as each project grows.
Provide leadership for diverse groups with different agendas and objectives
to successfully achieve stated project objectives, gaining willing
participation from the project team.
Conduct regular project reviews and communicate status of projects in both
formal and informal settings, using clear, understandable language and
candid, open communications.
Assist Director as needed
Proven experience working with cross -functional teams on project
initiatives that ultimately delivered. Proven ability to interact with
senior leaders and consultants. Proven ability to resolve business
problems. Proven ability to manage a variety of projects with varying
levels of complexity to successful completion. Formal experience in
utilizing project delivery methodology with supporting management practices
like risk mgmt, change mgmt, scope mgmt, time mgmt and quality mgmt. A
minimum of 5 years experience in business process development. A minimum of
5 years experience in business analysis. Demonstrable experience with
problem solving, problem analysis and creative solutions. General knowledge
of current PBM operations. A minimum of 5 years experience in managing
complex projects or equivalent experience. Proficient in Microsoft Word,
Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Visio. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access
College Degree
Experience in the PBM business
Experience working in a business organization as a business or system
Experience working in an IT organization as a business or system analyst or
Higher Education (MBA for example)

Job #: 429435

Apex Systems Inc