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Project Manager - Analytics at PacificSource in Springfield, Oregon

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.





Job Description:

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PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Diversity and Inclusion: PacificSource values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and fostering a workplace in which individual differences are appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths.

Position Overview: Responsible for managing the entire life cycle of application development, ad-hoc projects and ensuring that projects meet or exceed the success criteria as set forth by the business users. A major part of this position is to provide a proactive interface between the cross-functional core team, managers, and executive team to ensure effective definition of and delivery of the projects. The project manager will also be responsible for delivering project metrics to the executive team.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manage assigned projects according to life cycle (define, plan, execute, control). Develop and manage schedule; timelines, activities, milestones. Assess/analyze resource constraints/capacity and plans accordingly. Ensure/oversee complete requirements gathering and documentation. Creates weekly status reports for each project and reports status to the necessary stake holders. Conducts regular/weekly team meetings on all projects. Monitor risks and issues and maintains log files. Monitor and maintains scope and/or solicits sponsor approval. Coordinate with the business and participate in QA test iterations. Ensure clear and comprehensive system documentation, user guides and training materials are created. Solicit team member collaboration on issues and problems. Interact with all departments and personnel, as needed, including external customers, vendors and consultants. Maintain professional service-oriented relationships with users throughout the company. Act as a liaison with other departments and organizations as well as establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors. Identify appropriate project priorities and communicate to team members. Track project progress and communicate to team members, sponsor, and VP. Post regular project updates to website and other forms as defined by departmental procedures. Maintain central point of contact with vendor(s). Maintain Visual Board of Project Metrics. Ensure contract negotiations follow project management standards and guidelines. Coordinate and participate in end user training.

Supporting Responsibilities:

Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations. Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information. Perform other duties as assigned.

SUCCESS PROFILE

Work Experience: Minimum 5 years of IT Project Management experience. Minimum 3 years' experience in Health related field preferred, with a strong preference towards Insurance. Minimum 3 years in a business analyst/project management role and leading a team of software developers in a complex business and systems environment to produce enterprise level software applications or Web based solutions.

Education, Certificates, Licenses: BA/BS in Business, Math, Computer Science, or related field and Project Management certification; both are strongly preferred.

Knowledge: Experience with iterative, waterfall, and Agile software development life cycles and change management processes. Extensive knowledge of industry standards and benefits, policy, and processes. Demonstrated ability to project manage multiple, parallel projects and staff requirements. Excellent computer skills, including experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project, Agile tools such as Urban Turtle, Outlook, and Excel. Familiarity with project management techniques and standards. Responsible for accurate and reliable maintenance, documentation, and testing of new systems. Participates in broad assignments requiring originality and ingenuity with appreciable latitude for action or decision. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Assures member confidentiality, privacy, and health records security. Excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills. Basic math skills required, including percentages, ratios, graphing, and spreadsheet skills. Excellent interpersonal skills to assist in working with internal, external customers, vendors and consultants.

Competencies

Our Values
  • Adaptability
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Building Strategic Work Relationships
  • Building Trust
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Work Standards


  • We are committed to doing the right thing.
  • We are one team working toward a common goal.
  • We are each responsible for our customers' experience.
  • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
  • We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.
  • We encourage creativity, innovation, continuous improvement, and the pursuit of excellence.


Our Values
  • We are committed to doing the right thing.
  • We are one team working toward a common goal.
  • We are each responsible for customer service.
  • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
  • We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.
  • We encourage creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.


Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.