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Project Manager II
Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Position Purpose: Plans, organizes, monitors, and oversees projects utilizing cross functional teams to deliver defined requirements and meet company strategic objectives.

Manage the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment, and closure.

Utilize corporate and industry standard project management tools and techniques to effectively manage projects.

Assist with establishment and maintenance of corporate project management methodology and other department procedures.

Maintain detailed project documentation including meeting minutes, action items, issues lists, and risk management plans.

Effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders.

Negotiate with project stakeholders to identify resources, resolve issues, and mitigate risks.

Coordinate cross-functional meetings with various functional areas to meet overall stakeholder expectations and company's objectives.

Provide functional and technical knowledge across multiple business and technical areas.

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

Create and communicate project milestone documents, dashboards, ROI tables, and departmental success metrics.

Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent experience. 3 years of project management experience. Experience working with and leading diverse groups and matrix managed environments. Proficient with project management tools, MS-Project or other project management software, and MS-Office applications. Healthcare experience preferred.

License/Certification: PMP certification preferred.

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.

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