Medi-Cal Project Manager

Sacramento CA 95814

Job Description

Job Profile Summary
This position serves as a senior member of a cross-functional project team consisting of individuals from various IT departments and business units. Provides senior level specialty expertise to management from various IT departments. Has the ability to effectively deal with evolving and competing objectives and possess a mastery of project management tools. Experienced with managing enterprise-wide projects, including managing third party staff, working through contractual issues, etc.. Develops and maintains project charters, detail project plans, weekly status updates and provides problem resolution. Responsible for ensuring projects are within scope and meets time and budget targets. Must be familiar with the role and function of team members in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Communicates with appropriate staff/leadership regarding status of specific projects.
  • Provides direction to a team of IT Project Managers,
  • Manages a program or cross-functional projects using lean/agile methods
  • Provides senior-level expertise to management from various I.T. departments.
  • Works directly with senior leadership on highly visible, strategic projects
  • Demonstrates experience in managing complex, evolving and competing objectives.
  • Demonstrates experience with managing enterprise-wide projects, including managing third party staff, working through contractual issues, etc.
  • Possesses a mastery of project management tools and methodologies, especially lean/agile methods
  • Ensures projects are within scope and meet time and budget targets.
  • Influences team members, peers and stakeholders to meet the objectives of the project
  • Demonstrates the ability to work with and lead technical and non-technical staff and leadership across all levels in the department
  • Demonstrates strong organization, communication, negotiation, conflict resolution and time management
  • Communicates with appropriate staff/leadership regarding status and impacts of projects.
  • Agile:
  • Coaches and mentors other IT Project Managers in lean/agile methods.
  • Drives servant leadership and coaches other IT Project Managers on this quality.
  • Empowers the teams to be self-organizing.
  • Empowers the teams and stakeholders to make decisions.
  • Measures and reports progress frequently using agile metrics.
  • Creates Product Roadmap and Release Plan in partnership with POs and Ims.
  • Leads coordinating practices in Agile methods such as Release Planning, Iteration Planning, Grooming etc.
  • Coaches and assists Product Owners in prioritization, 3-Amigo Reviews and other PO activities.
  • Leads and facilitates Scrum of Scrums with related projects/teams.
  • Traditional:
  • Develops and maintains project charters, detailed project plans, weekly status updates and provides problem resolution.
  • Creates and maintains WBS, RACI, Stakeholder Register and detailed Project Management plan.
  • Manages dependencies across projects.
  • Performs Root Cause Analysis.
  • Leads in the establishment and facilitation of internal IT project management processes and tools (i.e. critical path tracking, contingency planning, operational workflow documentation/refinement.)

General Job Information

Title

Medi-Cal Project Manager

Grade

29

Job Family

Info Technology Group

Country

United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

1/10/2020

Date Requisition Created

1/10/2020

Work Experience

Project/Program Management

Education

Bachelors: Computer and Information Science

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

CSM - Certified Scrum Master - Enterprise, PMP - Project Management Professional - Enterprise

Other Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • For clinical related roles, clinical licensure (e.g., LPN, RN, LCSW, LMSW) is preferred.
  • 7+ years of project management or job related experience in a medium to large-scale corporation.
  • 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.

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