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CVS Health Project Management Senior Manager in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Job Description

  • Sr.Manager, Project Management coordinates team or group activities through direct and indirect staff. Manages team in the areas of scheduling, technicaldirection, project planning and standard development practices. - Participates in annual planning, budgeting and quality improvement activities for the organization. - Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing projects and programs. - Coaches and mentors staff and works with staff on their development and training plans. Builds andencourages growth of the Adjudication Services IS team. - Works with business leaders to prioritize and deliver IT solutions to enable business goals & objectives.- Provides direction to project teams handling all aspects of project planning, requirements gathering, scheduling and work planning, communications, issue resolution, cost tracking, financial reporting and change management. - Oversees various systems projects of significant magnitude in terms of complexity, cost, time-constraints, internal and external staffing; allocate appropriateresources to meet timely completion of specific project tasks. - PMO managers ensure all projects administered by the PMO adhere to the best practices and standard approaches for program and project management. - Participates in departmental strategic and budgetary planning processes; prepares and administers work unit operating budget; provides recommendations on policies and goals desired; and implements new/revised programs according toestablished guidelines. - Prepares job descriptions, identifies staffing needs, provides general direction, assigns specific tasks and responsibilities, evaluates and mentors staff. - Excellent communication skills to apprise senior IT management and the IT Steering Committee of project status, issues and concerns- Actively pursues issue resolution, and communicates project status/issues to business stakeholders and operational management. - Acts as a liaison across all functional areas, including business units, information technology and outside vendors. - Manage change and promote continuous improvement of project management related processes. - Interfaces regularly with business unit managers to define project direction and system change priorities

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years’ experience with Project management with application development and software lifecycle experience - 3+ years’ experience managing a PMO enterprise organization; leading project teams effectively, meeting deliverable dates, leading work group(s) anddirect customer contact.

COVID Requirements

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 10 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 45 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.

  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications

PMP Certification (*strongly desired) Scrum Master Certification strongly desired. Proven experience managing multiple small to medium projects or major components of a large project through the entire SDLC.Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science preferred.


Bachelor's degree

Business Overview

At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.