Project Manager

Kenner, LA 70062 | 5 Months

Post Date: 08/15/18 Job ID: 8462589 Industry: Healthcare


Better Health of Louisiana 

Quality Management Project Manager: 
Supports the business by recommending appropriate actions, strategies and/or alternatives to meet business needs. Has responsibility for leading/managing all aspects of a project and/or program such as planning, coordination, development, implementation including the financial implications while prioritizing work, resources and time. Ensures the end state of the project and/or business operations meets business objective(s) and that all deliverables and due dates are met. Highly collaborative process often requires managing relationships across the segments or multiple functional areas. 

• Develops and implements strategic business plan to achieve business goals. 
• Proactively leads a program and/or most complex projects by setting strategic direction. 
• Identifies gaps and recommends enhancements related to new and/or existing products, services and workflows based on broad view of the organization. 
• Collaborates and partners with other functional managers, other business areas across/within segments or other business areas to ensure all workflow processes and interdependencies are identified and addressed. 
• Consults with constituents (these may be internal and/or external) to scope/define project. 
• Influences change in order to improve performance results, organization effectiveness and/or systems/quality/services. 
• Obtains financial support for most complex projects or supports this work as it relates to program management. 
• Collaboratively works across multiple functions and /or segments to obtain agreement from all impacted parties (e.g., up and downstream effects often impact multiple functions and/or segments. 
• Responsible for development and implementation of new ideas that support work/team. 
• Cross-function/segment group facilitation/presentation. 
• Leads all project and/or program management work including monitoring and tracking of progress and status update communications. 
• Responsible for resource utilization within and across work teams. 
• Responsible for the financial implications of projects and/or program budgets. 
• Assists others to identify solutions to issues that negatively impact program and/or project plan. 

• The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. 
• Lean Six Sigma Green-belt preferred, yellow-belt 
• Experience working in managed care environment 
• Leadership/Driving Change/ADVANCED 
General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/ADVANCED 

Critical Requirements: 
• Proven track record in meeting project milestones and negotiating for resources. 
• Proven negotiation skills. 
• Experience includes development and management of multiple budgets related to various projects and or program. 
• Proven project management skills.


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