Sr IT Project Manager -
Express Scripts - St. Louis, MO

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Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the "Most Admired Companies" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.


Information Technology’s vision is to be a catalyst in developing new business opportunities, sustaining strategic partnerships with our customers and supporting the future growth of Express Scripts. This vision is realized by aligning our work to corporate goals and market forces in order to deliver innovative business solutions in a reliable, secure and compliant manner while positioning us for future technology & market change. We deliver on these imperatives through the use of best people, best methods, best partners, enabled by a flexible & scalable architecture to deliver business value.

Through this vision, we achieve our mission to provide innovative business solutions that enable & drive value in a timely, reliable, secure and cost-effective manner.


The Sr. IT Project Manager is responsible for all phases of projects of a highly complex nature and acts as a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users and IT and business partners. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meeting and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solution of problems.


Responsible for delivery and success of assigned projects. Optimizes results within business and time constraints. Leads meetings with project team to assess status and resolve issues as they come up.


Meet with business management to determine solutions to business problems. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops preliminary project plan and design, determines necessary resources, and project timeline.


Assign individual responsibilities and acts as a management resource for project team members.


Review and track status of project and deliverables and provides project updates and ongoing cost analysis to IT and business line management. Conducts presentations regarding project status and current issues.


Provide assistance to IT team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems knowledge. Mentor team to improve their understanding and skill and ensure they are familiar with resource materials available. Ensures adherence to project management process and project documentation standards.


Develop project cost estimates and manages budget throughout projects.


Works on special projects as assigned.


8-12 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or related field or 14-18 years of experience without


6-10 years of experience with a Master's degree


8-12 years relevant experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development to include 3-5 years of previous project management experience


Certification in project management preferred


General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office; MS Project preferred


Knowledge of PBM, healthcare industry helpful


Advanced knowledge of project development, including process mapping, budgeting and timeline creation


Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward project completion


Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills


Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must


Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business and some travel requirements

Reference: 130001DU

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Express Scripts is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, pregnancy, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.

None of the questions in this application are intended to elicit information regarding any protected characteristics, nor imply any limitation, illegal preferences or discrimination based upon non-job-related information or protected characteristics.

Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation and, depending on position requirements, a Department of Defense background investigation. AA/EOE.

Job Category

Information Technology

Primary Location

United States-Missouri-St. Louis

Work Locations

Saint Louis, MO - HQ1 - 1 Express Way

One Express Way

St. Louis





1st Shift

Employee Status



Yes, 10 % of the Time

Work From Home?


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Express Scripts is a Fortune 25 company and is the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the U.S.