Project Specialist

Maryland Heights MO 63043 St Louis 1 14100 Magellan Plaza

Job Description

The Project Specialist is an integral member of the project team responsible for delivering building development projects of varying size and complexity. The role is responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities, under the direction of a Project Manager and Project Director.

Essential Functions

- Attend client/internal project meetings and assist with determination of project requirements
- Assist the Project Manager in the drafting and issuance of preliminary schedules
- Chair meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members
- Track the progress and quality of work being performed
- Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures
- Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
- Ensure clients' needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner
- Track & manage contemplated change requests
- Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others
- Keep the Project Manager and others informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
- Manage simple work streams within a larger project, supervised by a Project Manager

General Job Information


Project Specialist



Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience

Project/Program Management



License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


Proficient in MS Project and the MS Office Suite of products. Effective communication skills (verbal, written and presentation skills). Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team based environment. Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities. Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.