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Centene Corporation Project Manager III- Mergers & Acquisitions in Florida City, Florida


Position Purpose: Responsible for all aspects of the planning and delivery of strategic programs. Manages initiatives through advanced skills in project management and strong organizational relationships. Provides leadership and direction to matrixed teams to ensure the successful completion of complex enterprise programs.

  • Work with leadership to ensure the program strategy meets the business objectives while overseeing all aspects of program planning, management and execution (scope, schedule and budget).

  • Responsible for creating comprehensive project timelines including sign-off from all work streams.

  • Serve as the first escalation point for project issues and risks and work directly with the project teams to resolve issues and create risk mitigation plans.

  • Responsible for escalating well-formulated issues and risks to leadership. Can effectively communicate business and technology issues and solutions.

  • Responsible for proactive management in areas such as risks, budget/forecast, dependencies, etc. Prepares strategic analysis of potential business and/or operational opportunities as needed.

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

  • Assist with establishment and maintenance of corporate project management methodology and other department procedure

  • Maintain detailed project documentation including meeting minutes, action items, issues lists and risk management plans

  • Provide leadership and effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders, may include written executive summaries

  • 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

  • Provide functional and technical knowledge across multiple business and technical areas

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

  • May be required to travel per business needs, up to 10%


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, related field, or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred.

  • 4+ years of project management and implementation or program management experience.

  • Proficient with MS Office applications and project management tools.

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

  • Experience or knowledge of healthcare and health insurance products preferred; Medicaid, Medicare and Marketplace. License/Certification: PMP, PgMP, or CAPM 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: Project Manager III- Mergers & Acquisitions

LOCATION: Florida City, Florida

REQNUMBER: 1187640

COMPANY: Project Management

POSITION TYPE: Professional