Humana Associate Director, IT Project Management (Remote) in Springfield, Missouri
As the Associate Director, IT Project Management, you will use your background and experience in program management to lead and manage a team of PMO professionals that support the delivery of strategic enterprise programs and projects for our Medicare segment. The Associate Director is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the segment PMO, ensuring staffing is appropriate to meet program and project needs, mitigating overall delivery risk, monitoring and reporting on program and project status, developing and ensuring PMO standards and best practices are followed and actively managing stakeholder partnerships. In addition, this role will be instrumental in our transition to agile ways of working.
The Associate Director, IT Project Management assembles and leads project team, identifies appropriate resources needed, and develops schedules to ensure timely completion of project. Often actively manages stakeholder partnerships and mitigates risks. Familiar with the system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. When managing programs, oversees the interdependencies and integration of interrelated projects, and sets strategies and leads program execution to deliver longer term business value. Can possess specialized knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) frameworks used to manage risks and issues unique to technology projects. Decisions are typically related to identifying and resolving complex technical and operational problems within department(s), and could lead multiple managers or highly specialized professional associates.
Essential Functions of the job:
Action oriented, self-motivated, and highly-organized with a high-level drive for results and perseverance while acting in a professional and positive manner at all times with minimal direction
People oriented, who excels at mentoring and coaching direct reports and stakeholders
Clear communicator with strong ability to influence, lead, and manage a team of diverse stakeholders, including executives and messaging for external stakeholders
Ability to prioritize high visibility projects and drive teams to collaborative solutions in a timely manner
Metric driven actions, allowing review of trends and proactive changes
Excellent fundamental project management and process improvement skills: planning, organizing, attention to detail, managing competing priorities, analytical and systems thinking.
Developing career paths and future roles based on agile ways of working such as the SAFe Methodology
Bachelor's Degree in Business, Information Technology or a related field
6 or more years of program/project management experience
2 or more years of management experience
Extensive experience leading project managers in a large corporate technical environment, with oversight across diverse technical platforms including Web, Mainframe and Client Server
Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences
Master's Degree in Business Administration
Working knowledge of ServiceNow PPM Platform
Six Sigma and/or Project Management Institute certification
Experience in the healthcare industry
Experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Methodology
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