Cambia Health Solutions

  • Technical Project Manager III

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland | US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    2019-26049
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Technical Project Manager III

    Portland, OR

     

    At Cambia, our values are fundamental to achieving our Cause of transforming the health care industry. They guide our actions and bring diverse perspectives together to improve the health care journey better for those we serve. All eight values are equally important and linked to the others: Empathy, Hope, Courage, Trust, Commitment, Innovation, Collaboration and Accountability. These values are not just words on paper - we live them every day.

     

    A Technical Project Manager manages work efforts from concept through close-out and supports the management of work efforts of varying complexity and technical scope.

     

    The Technical Project Manager II & III are responsible for the appropriateness, quality, and timeliness of all aspects of one or more work efforts, in coordination with an agile or PRO Project Manager where applicable, managing the production of work effort estimates, developing delivery plan and schedule, establishing measures and milestones, and tracking ongoing progress, while proactively managing risks, issues, scope and human resources through the delivery life-cycle. The Technical Project Manager III and IV handle the largest and most complex of assignments and may lead teams of people to ensure work efforts are delivered on schedule and within budget, while satisfying agreed-upon customer requirements and specifications within the scope of the work effort. The Technical Project Manager III will generally have a certification and will work with or on an Agile team. 

    Responsibilities & Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Familiarity with the Project Management Institute (PMI) Guide and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) including understanding of the project lifecycle.
    • Demonstrated high-level technical understanding of business requirements as they pertain to Project Management principles and the project lifecycle including demonstrated excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to manage small, less complex work efforts, demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision and demonstrated ability to work with business sponsors and partners to identify and implement solutions including demonstrated ability to motivate teams to achieve defined deliverables.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify problems, mediate issues, develop solutions and implement a course of action.
    • Demonstrated success at meeting budget, timelines, and requirement targets and managing variances.
    • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools and automated project management software.
    • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing, presenting, listening, and facilitating and including demonstrated experience presenting to work effort participants, stakeholders and all levels of management.
    • Ability to identify milestones/deliverable delays and critical resource allocation issues from the work breakdown schedule.
    • Demonstrated understanding of Agile delivery methodologies
    • For infrastructure teams, demonstrated understanding of ITIL Framework Governance and guidelines.

     

    In addition, the Technical Project Manager III would have:

    • Demonstrated ability to manage large scale, highly complex work efforts successfully and within budgetary guidelines.
    • Demonstrated strong leadership skills including ability to influence without authority
    • Demonstrated applied success in leading multi-disciplinary, high-performance work teams.
    • Demonstrated success at mentoring and developing project management skills in more junior project managers.
    • ScrumMaster Certification (CSM) or PMI-ACP certification (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner) is preferred

     

    Generally, to be proficient in the competencies listed above:

    • The Technical Project Manager III would have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field and a minimum seven years progressive project management experience to include managing multiple, large scale or highly complex projects concurrently, with a ScrumMaster Certification (CSM) or PMI-ACP certification (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner) preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Job Responsibilities will include:

    • Responsible for work effort outcomes through supporting collection of estimates, effective planning, task definition, scope management, resource allocation and negotiation, risk mitigation, cost management, and stakeholder communication.
    • Responsible for monitoring and reporting on work effort tasks, deliverables, costs, resources, issues, changes, risks and quality assurance. This includes responsibility for monitoring measures and milestones by defining, collecting and analyzing metrics to ensure work efforts are on target.
    • Creates and maintains plans and other documentation in compliance with established standards. This includes schedules and budgets, and plans for quality, resources, communications and risks.
    • Develops and maintains the overall work effort documentation library ensuring that all documentation is established, maintained and retained as necessary.
    • May act as vendor manager for key relationships.
    • Prepares status and other reports, and presents information to organizational leadership, work teams, and client/customer groups.
    • Responsible for supporting multiple work efforts ensuring timely deliverables within budgetary constraints and proactively recommends courses of action to maintain cost effectiveness.
    • Contributes to the development of, and ensure adherence to, company adopted project management methods.
    • Responsible for project management activities in accordance with generally accepted Project Management policies and standards.
    • Remains current on new project management methodology
    • Ensures timely resolution of problems within the scope of the assignment(s).
    • May participate as a key member of an agile team and may perform ScrumMaster role.
    • Manages largest and most complex work efforts for the business area.
    • Mentor and develop project management skills in project managers. Mentor other team members as necessary.

    About Us

    HealthSparq employees are part of the larger Cambia family of companies, which seeks to drive innovative health solutions. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.

     

    HealthSparq is all about helping people make smarter health care choices. How do we do it?  By offering the most relevant, personalized and timely data possible and offering it to consumers when they need it.  With over 70 health plan clients that reach over 72 million people, HealthSparq is uniquely positioned to help people make better sense of their health care.

     

    Cambia Health Solutions is a nonprofit total health solutions company with community roots dating back to 1917. We advocate for transforming the health care system by making health care more affordable and accessible, increasing consumers’ engagement in their health care decisions, and offering a diverse range of products and services that promote the health and wellbeing of our members. Cambia's portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access and free-standing health and wellness solutions.

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