The Project Manager III will have responsibility for leading major, high profile projects as well as driving use and improvement of standard project management methodology across DentaQuest. The PM will be expected to effectively manage scope, schedule, cost, quality, and resources. Additionally this role will require expertise in application development processes (e.g. Software Development Lifecycle and Change Control) as well as the ability to motivate team members, drive change, and facilitate problem solving discussions across the department and project teams.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead high profile, complex, cross-functional projects by developing project plans and managing cross-discipline resources to meet deadlines and budget.
Develop estimates and forecast project costs in alignment with project methodology and finance deadlines
Ensure quality systems are implemented in production.
Identify areas of improvement in existing project related processes, operating mechanisms, and methodologies and work across the organization to implement improvements
Present and facilitate effective meetings.
Represent DentaQuest in a professional manner at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, MIS or a Finance-related curriculum, or equivalent work experience.
5-10 years experience in a project-management role, which includes leadership and evaluation of project teams and supervision of personnel.
In depth knowledge of software development methodologies and project management principles
Outstanding facilitation skills and ability to manage business related discussion, influence key stakeholders, and drive groups towards decisions.
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Ability to initiate and drive changes in process, methodology, and other PMO related areas
Ability to lead and manage resources in a matrix organization that do not have a direct reporting relationship.
Ability to prioritize and organize multiple tasks, and maintain focus amidst interruptions
Proficient in using MS Project and other project management tools
Excellent PC Skills.
Knowledge of general MS office computer software.
Preferred candidate will have or be actively seeking a PMP designation
Six Sigma experience or certification helpful
Healthcare or Health Insurance Background helpful
DentaQuest - 13 months ago