Project Manager

Posted on November 30, 2012
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Project Manager

Job Type: Full Time / Flexi Time

Job Flexibility: Corporate Flexibility

Location Requirement: USA – Anywhere

General Area Of Expertise: Project Management

Rate Wage: negotiable

Job Description:

The TriZetto Group, Inc. is the leading provider of information technology and service solutions for the healthcare payer industry. TriZetto’s technology touches more than half of the insured population of the United States with offerings that include enterprise and component software, hosting and business process outsourcing services, and consulting. TriZetto is committed to a vision of Integrated Healthcare Management (IHM) to improve the US healthcare system, by enabling the systematic application of processes and shared information to optimize the coordination of benefits and care for the healthcare consumer.

The Project Manager is accountable for the coordination and integration of project activities across multiple, functional lines in order to develop, execute and manage to the project plan. The Project Manager is responsible for delivery of the project on schedule, within budget and to expected project outcomes. The Project Manager is expected to lead small to medium size projects of 2 to 15+ team members.

Responsibilities:

Project/Client Management:
a. Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
b. Effectively set and manage Client expectations.
c. Effectively apply internal methodologies and enforce project standards while offerings suggested improvements.
d. Identify and communicate any additional sales opportunities to the TriZetto Program Manager/Director and/or Client Services Lead.
e. Function as the TriZetto single point of accountability for completion of the project and its associated outcomes.

Contract/Scope Management:
a. Manage the project in compliance with contract scope, terms and conditions.

Financial/Time Management:
a. Manage project budget and control expenditures against the budget.

Schedule/Work Plan Management:
a. Create, update and maintain the work plan for the project including specific deliverables, timelines, tasks, dependencies and resource assignments.

Resource Management:
a. Direct and manage all TriZetto team members on the project.
b. Ensure each team member is clear on their associated role, responsibilities, deliverables and budgeted hours for the project.

Deliverables Management:
a. Ensure completion of project deliverables. Address issues with TriZetto deliverables per the terms of the contract and/or as agreed upon with the Client.

Quality Management:
a. Adhere to the quality management standards for the project/Program.

Risk Management:
a. Adhere to the risk management protocols for the project/Program.

Communication/Status Management:
a. Hold weekly status meetings with project team
b. Provide a weekly project status report to the TriZetto Program Manager/Director.

Issues Management:
a. Escalate and resolve issues in a timely fashion.
b. Ensure adherence to a clear issues management process as defined for the Program or project.

Acceptance Management:
a. Facilitate the definition of the Acceptance criteria for the project.
b. Facilitate with the Client the definition of Project “success”.

This position requires the following experience:

General:
4+ years experience in project management
3+ years experience in implementing software applications
4+ years consulting experience
2+ years healthcare industry knowledge with focus on payer sector and associated payer technology
Good understanding of the technical aspects of implementing software applications
Detailed understanding of the Project Management lifecycle

This position requires the following education/certifications:
- Requires Bachelor’s degree.
- Advanced degree preferred
- PMP Certification preferred
- TriZetto product certifications preferred

Other Skills:
Leadership
- Ability to define project objectives and motivate and inspire the team to achieve them
- Good to excellent (Sr.PM) facilitation, negotiation, influencing and problem solving skills
- Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels of management
- Client Management
- Ability to effectively organize and manage various, concurrent tasks and activities while managing client expectations
- Ability to take on client problems and issues and create a workable solution wherever possible

Extensive Travel Required: up to 100%. When not traveling to clients sites, will be able to work remote from home location. Gone from home Monday-Thursday

We recognize that our employees are our greatest assets and want each one to have a long, successful career at TriZetto. Therefore, we offer a variety of training programs and career development opportunities, and believe in a healthy work-life balance. TriZetto offers paid vacation, sick, and holiday time. Additional company benefits include medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, and a 401(k) plan.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of The TriZetto Group may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment must possess valid work authorization.

The TriZetto Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Please visit www.trizetto.com/careers for more information about the benefits and advantages of choosing a career at TriZetto.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

- Business Details -

Business Name: TriZetto Group

Website: http://www.trizetto.com

Apply Online: http://bit.ly/TxyDdI

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