Project Manager, Behavioral Health - Remote Opportunity

United States

Job Description

Responsible for the management of a variety of projects for corporate and/or strategic business unit (SBU). Provides support through the planning and execution of these projects. Support may include establishing deadlines, assigning resources/responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Meets with business process owners and key stakeholders to identify the project's goals, objectives, critical success factors, and success measures.
  • Develops a detailed project charter to serve as a critical communication tool for key stakeholder buy in and set expectations.
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope, including meeting facilitation and documentation.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to project team members.
  • Effectively applies Magellan's methodology and enforces project standards using Microsoft Project or other approved toolkit templates.
  • Prepares for project reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on project, appropriately raising awareness on at-risk items.
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news that may impact project scope.
  • Provides status reporting to stakeholders on a regular basis.  Apprises management of issues requiring resolution in order to maintain progress on a timely basis.
  • Prepares reports and/or dashboards for enterprise project activity.
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Conducts lessons learned to continually improve processes.
  • Contributes to, implements, and maintains best practices and project management policies and guidelines.
  • Prepares Business Case and Return on Investment (ROI) to show impact to the business.
  • Assists in the development of resource management and project financial materials.

General Job Information


Project Manager, Behavioral Health - Remote Opportunity



Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors: Business Administration (Required), Masters

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

LSSGB - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification - Enterprise, PMP - Project Management Professional - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Product Suite, specifically Excel, Access and Visio.
  • Knowledge of project management practices and methodologies.
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies.
  • Ability to develop and maintain multiple project plans.
  • Financial Management knowledge; understands basic financial model and budgeting.
  • Facilitation and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams. 
  • Basic knowledge of health care management. 
  • Proven ability to plan, organize, schedule, direct, control, and monitor project activities.
  • 5+ years' project management or job related experience in a medium to large-scale corporation.
  • For clinical project management related roles, clinical licensure (e.g., LPN, RN, LCSW, LMSW) is preferred.

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