Location: Lee's Summit 201
GEHA is a leader in health services for federal employees and related customers, serving our chosen markets with low-cost offerings and best-in-class customer care, sustained by a nimble and efficient organization.
Manages large projects or high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration ensuring adherence to GEHA project management principles, processes, and best practices. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Communicate with executive sponsors regarding the status of specific projects. SKILLS
Job Responsibilities Assembles project team. Provides formalized, continuous work direction and leadership to assigned team of professionals, including the scheduling, assignment, and review of project work.
Guides project team to create high-value solutions. Preferred Organizational Change Management experience Develops, tracks, monitors and communicates project progress against the project plan.
Works with project stakeholders to develop project requirements, quality measures, standards, processes, cost estimates and milestones.
Coordinates the input, support and communication with all functional areas that impact or are impacted by project scope, business value, risk, and resource requirements.
Defines and leads the improvement of Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) by updating processes and methodologies used within GEHA EPMO Knowledge Document Repository.
Manages project change control, decisions, risks, issues, assumptions and mitigation planning.
Adheres and participates in the monitoring of quality assurance and project management guidelines.
Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirement documentation and presentations to key stakeholders including executive sponsors. Determines the frequency and content of status report from the project team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas.
Develops and maintains all business relationships vital to the success of the project.
Manages large, complex or high priority projects.
Consults and provides guidance in determining project solutions. Guides team through buy vs. build options, hosting options and RFI/RFP processes when necessary.
Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience Requires a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related discipline.
Requires seven to ten years of project management experience working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels.
PMP certification preferred. CCMP certification preferred.
Requires experience with project management methodologies (e.g., PMBOK and PRINCE2).
Requires working knowledge of application development technologies, as well as, client-server, web, and cloud based architectures.
Additional years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and SharePoint.
Requires effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Requires strong leadership skills to coordinate and motivate project teams.
Strong financial management to administer budgets across projects and ensure the projects meet requirements for return on investment.
Requires working knowledge of database architecture, data warehousing architecture and batch operations.
Requires knowledge of IT security best practices and IT audit experience.
GEHA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GEHA will not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Our company's corporate headquarters is located in Lee's Summit near Douglas Rd and I-470 with a total of five locations in the Kansas City metropolitan area.