VCN Healthcare Jobs

Virtual Career Network Healthcare mobile logo

Job Information

Conduent Sr. Project Manager (Client, Healthcare Implementation Projects) in Florham Park, New Jersey

About Conduent

Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments – creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.

You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Job Description

Responsibility Statements

  • Provides support to the project management function from initiation through delivery in alignment with client expectations and business needs.

  • Participates in or leads cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects.

  • Plans and directs schedules.

  • May monitor budget/spending.

  • Organizes interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project.

  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

  • Solves a range of straightforward problems.

  • Uses previous experience to identify solutions.

  • Communicates project scope, goals, and responsibilities to project team.

  • Establishes clear stakeholder expectations, and requirements of varying degrees of complexity.

  • Develops and maintains reporting procedures.

  • Prepares and distributes reports related to project activities, general project management, and financial issues.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Complies with all policies and standards.

Requirements

  • PMP Certification – Strongly Preferred

  • Proficient in all management areas of a project plan – Communication, Finance, Integration, Procurement, Quality, Resource, Risk/Issue, Schedule, Scope, and Stakeholder

  • Working with the key stakeholders, develops the project controls, reporting, and governance structure that will be followed in accordance with organization standards

  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus.

  • Strong Skills with:

  • MS Project

  • EXCEL

  • MS Word

  • MS PowerPoint

  • Has successfully led large, complex, client facing projects (i.e. – 12 to 24 months in length, $5M+) involving cross organizational support

  • Excellent Communication Skills – Written/Verbal

  • Ability to create and/or facilitate status reports / meetings for key stakeholders, including Senior Level Leadership and the Client that convey the current status of the project effort – Schedule, Budget, and Scope – using the agreed upon project controls and reporting structure

  • Has ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders, building trust in their ability to lead the project effort

  • Has managed large, integrated project schedules (baselined) in MS Project utilizing a Work Breakdown Structure, deliverables and Check Points to monitor schedule health

  • Utilizes agreed upon governance structure and controls to ensure the project stays on schedule and within budget

  • Able to identify potential scheduling issues and negotiate mitigation solutions

  • Understands when and how to escalate scheduling issues

  • Has created and managed Risk/Issue management plans for large scale projects across multiple organizations, including the Client

  • Has created and managed a change management plan to effectively manage assumptions, constraints, and changes to a project

  • Can work from broad direction and take actionable steps, possibly with the team or key stakeholders, to achieve desired results

Job Track Description:

  • Requires formal education and relevant expertise in a professional, sales, or technical area.

  • Performs technical-based activities.

  • Contributes to and manages projects.

  • Uses deductive reasoning to solve problems and make recommendations.

  • Interfaces with and influences key stakeholders.

  • Leverages previous knowledge and expertise to achieve results.

  • Ability to complete work self-guided.

  • College or university degree required.

General Profile

  • Requires knowledge and experience in own field.

  • Will acquire higher-level knowledge and skills.

  • Develops an understanding of the company, processes, and customers.

  • Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems.

  • Receives moderate guidance and direction from others.

Functional Knowledge

  • Requires expanded conceptual understanding of theories, practices, and procedures.

Business Expertise

  • Uses an understanding of key business drivers to accomplish work.

Impact

  • Impacts own team through the quality of the services or information provided.

  • Follows standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Leadership

  • No supervisory responsibilities.

  • Provides informal guidance to new team members.

Problem Solving

  • Uses existing procedures and technical experience to solve problems.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Exchanges complex information and ideas effectively

Closing

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form (https://downloads.conduent.com/content/usa/en/file/conduent-applicant-adaaa-referral-form.pdf) . You may also click here to access Conduent’s ADAAA Accommodation Policy (http://downloads.conduent.com/content/usa/en/document/cdt_adaaa_accommodation_pol.pdf) .

DirectEmployers