This Product Enablement position is a lead role with matrix management responsibilities reporting to a Product Enablement (OE) Director within the Data & Analytics Solutions / Data & Analytics as a Service (DAS) organization.
This role is responsible for leading complex projects or components of complex projects related to product strategy and development across multiple operational units as well as managing product support activities within DAS. This position requires 5+ years in Project Management as well as an analytical acumen, as this role will support various Organizational/Strategic improvement opportunities focused on data analytics insights. This role requires adaptability, flexibility, and creative thinking approaches to analytics and problem solving, employing a wide range of methods, tools, and techniques. This role will also be at the forefront of driving critical prioritization and execution in order to drive the greatest benefits in a rapid growth environment.
Manage the ongoing product support for the current product pipeline
Manage high-profile/high impact projects involving multiple stakeholders and drive the projects to successful conclusion
Develops detailed project plans including cost, schedule, and resource requirements, and/or policy/process improvement initiatives to ensure alignment with standards and business strategy.
Identifies and develops relationships with sponsors and key stakeholders to establish and monitor progress against project goals and objectives. As needed, coach senior executives re: sponsor and stakeholder roles and responsibilities to ensure project success
Champions organization's project management methodology, tools, and techniques
Consults on project planning and management of high-risk, high-impact projects
Facilitate ideation sessions
Facilitate decisions across organizational leaders
Align work plans across all impacted teams and deliver projects on time with expected scope
The incumbent needs to be able to:
Lead Business and IT development forums and governance including semi-agile backlog grooming sessions, requirement sessions, Executive and Sr. Director leadership forums
Manage timelines and deliverables from matrix partners across the Evernorth, ESI and Cigna teams
Organized, driven, results oriented project management professional who can manage a variety of complex initiatives to timely and successful outcomes
Strategic thinker focused on optimizing solutions, technologies, support models, etc. for the greatest beneficial outcome and driving the change (both from the project and change management standpoint) to get to the desired structures and solutions
Strong Change Management skills
Excellent oral, written presentation and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to rally support around vision & strategy
Ability to negotiate with peers and senior leaders to come to agreements & productive solutions to business problems.
Ability to lead and influence in a matrix environment
Ability to foster collaboration, value others perspectives and gain support and buy-in for organizational proposals
Strong business acumen - or the ability to quickly come up to speed in new business areas and new types of products.
Possesses the ability to quickly identify interdependencies among business units and matrix partners.
Proven ability to create and further develop strong relationships with both business and IT leadership
Proven ability to manage and mentor others and effectively delegate across matrix environments and direct or indirect reports
Work comfortably in a cross functional matrix environment including building positive and outcomes based relationships
Define and align appropriate program sponsors to complex and sometimes competing initiatives and gain support for the project in those organizations
Evaluate the issues and define clear problem statements
Drive work to completion across all impacted teams
Communicate clearly with all levels of the organization from Sr. Executives to front line employees
Ability to appropriately and effectively engage senior leaders and enlist their support in the appropriate ways to get to the highest quality, most efficient, and most beneficial outcomes as soon as possible
Continuously balance competing priorities and drive focus and attention to the most critical objectives and success measures
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in IT Project Management, Healthcare Informatics or any other quantitative discipline preferred.
Minimum 5 years Project management with a minimum of 3 years' experience in an analytical project leadership role closely working with senior level executives in driving initiatives and strategic decisions and managing a team.
Experience with Agile-like delivery methodologies.
Preferred skills and experience leading 6 Sigma business projects with the ability to apply Lean 6 Sigma concepts in operational business organizations.
Must like working in highly dynamic, fast paced value driven environments.
Ability and willingness to share knowledge and coach individuals w/ varying levels of experience.
Detail oriented, with proven time management and organization skills (including the ability to engage in multiple tasks and meet deadlines/standards).
Ability to deal with ambiguity, embracing change and helping others see it as an opportunity and able to stay focused on goals while adapting to change
Comfortable with raising questions, issues, ideas or suggestions to co-workers of all levels across all organizations.
Act with a sense of urgency to research questions or issues brought by the team. Identify the right parties or resources to resolve these issues (organizational agility).
This position is not eligible to be performed in Colorado.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.
When you work with Cigna, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.
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