Centene Corporation Construction Project Manager I in Clayton, Missouri


Position Purpose: Plans, organizes, monitors, and oversees construction projects utilizing cross functional teams to deliver defined requirements and meet company strategic objectives.

  • Support the full construction project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment and closure.

  • Assist other department Directors, Project Managers, and other Department staff members with all duties involved in the complete project life cycle of large projects. This includes project planning, design, construction, project close-out, employee move-in and occupancy.

  • Utilize corporate and industry standard construction project management tools and techniques to effectively oversee projects.

  • Assist with establishment and maintenance of corporate construction project management methodology and other department procedures.

  • Create and assist in the creation of project budgets and corporate capital requests.

  • Review and analyze project related invoices from vendors and contractors and submit accounting/accounts payable for funding.

  • Maintain detailed project documentation including meeting minutes, action items, issues lists, and data information filing.

  • Effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders.

  • Negotiate with project stakeholders to identify resources, resolve issues, and mitigate risks.

  • Coordinate cross-functional meetings with various functional areas to meet overall stakeholder expectations and company's objectives.

  • Monitor the creation of all project deliverables to ensure adherence to quality standards including design documents, test plans, training materials, and operations documentation.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • 0-2 years of construction project management or construction estimating experience.

  • Experience working with and leading diverse groups and matrix managed environments.

  • Proficient with construction project management and scheduling tools, MS-Project or other project management software, and MS-Office applications.

  • Commercial construction experience preferred

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Construction Project Manager I

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1113999

COMPANY: Project Management

POSITION TYPE: Professional