PMO Engineer I/II
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield - Buffalo, NY

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The PMO engineer is responsible for alignment with Health Plan customers through effective communications and facilitation, while driving project management efficiency improvements. There are 4 key objectives that the PMO is responsible for achieving:
1. Owning alignment between program management methodologies and the business strategy
2. Providing timely, accurate and proactive executive-level communications
3. Acting as a catalyst to improve the quality and efficiency of organizational performance through project management methods/tools
4. Supporting the Health Plan Process Improvement “project delivery” according to Project Management strategies/methodologies

The key factors in level of competency are; higher complexity projects, mentor other engineers, assign work to team members as needed, lead workgroups and project teams.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities 
Will coordinate and be focused on project and resource management metrics and reporting. 
Ability to create reports using Planview data, collecting and presenting data from various governance committees. 
Produce Adhoc reports. 
Provides a proactive framework for enhancing, instilling and maintaining rigor, control, coordination, consistency and leadership across project activities. 
Simplifies the management of complex change initiatives to achieve maximum return on investment. 
Helps ensure “value for effort” through business case development and management. 
Establish effective project performance and financial metrics. 
Develops and maintains constructive relationships with internal and external customers, colleagues and suppliers. 
Ensure cross divisional communication and collaboration. 
Provide tools, training and capabilities to maximize value realization. 
Maintains files and operating/presentation manuals relative to the activities of the departments and prepares regular or special reports as required. 
Leverage business area financial resources to capture and report on necessary project cost/budget/value metrics and resultant benefits. 
Oversee the Scorecard of project delivery and report progress. 
Identify and manage potential project interdependencies and staffing contentions. 
Create and manage consolidated project status reporting. 
Regular and reliable attendance is required
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; degree in business administration, operations or finance is preferred, PMI certification required
• 8-10 years of experience in a project management capacity, MSF training required within one year of taking the position
• Experience managing large corporate change initiatives involving PMI methodology roll-out, organizational change
• Demonstrated ability to identify process improvement opportunities, has demonstrated knowledge of change management, and has instilled new process/technology to standardize operations
• Previous responsibility for the creation of executive-level written communications
• Lean Six Sigma training desired
• Experience with excel and access preferred.
Physical Requirements
Normal office environment activities
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Equal Opportunity Employer

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