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Centene Corporation Manager, Project Implementation (Remote) in Austin, Texas

You could be the one who changes everything for our 26 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, national organization, you’ll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose: Lead implementation projects across multiple functional teams while ensuring delivery excellence. Drive key business initiatives and solutions across the project while adhering to the prescribed methodologies. Develop and implement plans to drive solution related revenue and program deployment while leading a team of internal and external resources.

• Manage cross functional activities related to large-scale implementations to deliver programs on schedule, within budget and with superior quality.

• Lead and motivate cross functional team members through building a positive team attitude, resolving conflicts and clearly communicating program objectives.

• Act as single point of contact for all program related issues and escalations including risk management, technology strategy development and risk response strategy throughout the program.

• Communicate business objectives as well as technical complexities of the program to key stakeholders at many levels of the organization.

• Track, report and communicate program progress to team members and stakeholders; manage program repository and ensure all program documentation is up to date and accessible.

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

• Manage and mentor Project Managers.

Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, IT, related field or equivalent experience. 5+ years of implementation and/or program management experience, preferably in the healthcare industry. Previous experience as a lead in a functional area, managing cross functional teams on large scale projects or supervisory experience including hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of staff. Demonstrated understanding of healthcare operations and the relationships and dependencies between functional areas preferred.

License/Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package: Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility, Competitive pay, Paid time off including holidays, Health insurance coverage for you and your dependents, 401(k) and stock purchase plans, Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development.

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: Manager, Project Implementation (Remote)

LOCATION: Various, Texas

REQNUMBER: 1363906