• Associate Director, Project Management - Clinical PMO

    HumanaPhoenix, AZ 85067

    Job #1628689261

  • Description

    The Associate Director, Project Management manages all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. The Associate Director, Project Management requires a solid understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across department(s).


    Location: work at home

    The Associate Director, Project Management designs, communicates, and implements an operational plan for completing the project. They will monitor progress and performance against the project plan while taking action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays. The Associate Director is responsible for assessing, leading and managing the successful "end to end" projects by driving cross-divisional and cross-functional teams to ensure delivery of the targeted goals and timelines. You will be responsible for leading a team of project managers. The Associate Director will effectively achieve project objectives and defined business requirements through exceptional project management. Prepares, designs, and develops project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Accountable for Project and Program Management of strategic initiatives for our Clinical Operations and Home Solutions organizations

    • Direct leader of 6-8 Project Managers

    • Individually program manages large scale enterprise initiatives for senior leaders

    • Ownership of the organization's Project Delivery Approach, its implementation, establishment and iteration

    • Work with the business to determine appropriate project prioritization

    • Provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed

    • Track project benefits realization and lessons learnt activities to feed into on-going improvements

    • Responsible for mentoring and coaching the PMO and business project teams to effectively implement the Project Delivery Approach

    • Set standards for project management capabilities, including certifications and qualifications for Project Managers, success measurement criteria, methodologies, tools to be used, etc.

    • Manage the risk, issue and change resolution process, and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed

    • Interface with senior leaders to define project priorities and implementation opportunities and challenges, and keep them up-to-date with project risks and opportunities

    Role Essentials

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

    • 7+ years of experience with program and/or project management

    • 2+ years of management experience

    • Ability to manage and motivate virtual or matrix project teams as well as the PMO

    • Experience managing business partner relationships at all levels of the organization

    • Ability to balance different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure

    • Experience of resource planning against the prioritized portfolio of projects and ability to work with the PMO and business to manage projects

    • Ability to monitor and report on project status across the portfolio at stakeholder levels

    • Highly motivated self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and direction

    • Strong interpersonal, time management and problem solving skills

    • Comfortable with coordinating and collaborating with business teams to drive required decisions and outcomes

    • Cross-functional relationship building is paramount. The role must be able to successfully work with and influence individuals not directly under their control

    Role Desirables

    • PMP Certified

    Additional Information

    Humana is an organization with careers that change lives-including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you're ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

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