Senior Program Manager job

CognosanteMcLean, VA
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Job Description

Cognosante is on a mission to transform our countrys healthcare system. We are a healthcare company who helps public sector organizations do everything from strategic consulting and acquisition support to application development, data integration, data standards, and business process operations. Learn how we are making a difference in peoples lives today!

Job Description

Experience includes engagement experience in project scope and approach, ability to focus on project delivery and business and technical integration, oversight of key business and process enablers, provide strategic direction, vision, and leadership. Candidate will work with the Project Director and other senior staff to drive business strategy and planning changes at the executive levels. Candidate is proficient in managing the project team and daily operations of project development, project delivery and oversight of key business enablers on projects to achieve the project objectives and goals. This position is responsible for communications with project stakeholders, project and management of multiple projects across a Health Care Delivery system.

Key Responsibilities

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for VHA HRO initiatives

  • Manage all aspects of VHA HRO project to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly support the achievement of strategic objectives

  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment, management activities to expand and mature these capabilities for VHA

  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project

  • Work creatively an analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for VHA

  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes

  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources

  • Manage a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities

  • Monitor staff performance

  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communication across VHA and Cognosante leadership

  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address VHA goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices

  • Manage project scope and changes

  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle

  • Act as an internal quality control check for the VHA HRO project

  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution

  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, teaming partners, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues

  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverables with team members and stakeholders

  • Plans and integrated change communication schedules within industry-standard frameworks and the client's context

  • Track all key milestones to ensure on-time completion and deliverables are of high-quality

  • Ability to negotiate and influence within a collaborative framework

  • Demonstrated initiative to analyze and resolve problems quickly, efficiently and collaboratively

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate future trends/consequences and create innovative strategies and flexible plans

  • Strong personal impact; high stress tolerance; analytical; market/selling; counseling and coaching, confrontation; behavior modeling, overcoming resistance and conflict management skills

  • Serves as a resource for team members and VHA clients. Helps to ensure an effective and positive work environment by establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships

  • Proven ability to perform under pressure and to adjust plans to meet changing needs and requirements

  • Broad conceptual judgment, initiative and ability to deal with complex issues

  • Ability to effectively work both individually and in a team environment

  • Provides leadership, oversight, coordination and assistance for VHA HRO transformation and process improvement initiatives

  • Continuously shaping organization change management tools and methodologies used to support the transformation initiatives to the client

  • Designs and prepares technical reports, studies and related documentation. Makes charts and graphs to record results. Prepares and delivers presentations, training and briefings, as required

  • Serves as the subject matter expert for process improvement, project management, and change management to drive organizational HRO transformation priorities and strategic projects

  • Provides mentorship to leaders in the form of coaching, project support, and follow-up training on specific PI or safety tools, behavior modeling etc to influence outcomes

  • Ability to perform work cooperatively with internal and external clients/customers

  • Ability to build, develop, and lead teams

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • A Masters Degree from an accredited institution and 8 years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting VHA

Were on a mission to transform our countrys healthcare system.

Each of our 1,700+ colleagues across the United States plays a role in transforming the lives of millions of Americans. This mission drives us - and it adds meaning to what we do, each and every day. Our passion for serving public health programs, and for engaging consumers more directly with the healthcare system, runs deep.

Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS.

We create value being enterprising. We develop innovative ideas and solutions. We perform at our best and deliver results. We share achieved results and recognitions.

Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market - the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. Experience grounds us; innovation drives us. For almost 30 years, weve worked to find progressive solutions to complex problems.

We help state Medicaid agencies navigate healthcare reform. We provide community-based assistance to Americans as they enroll in healthcare coverage. And we dream of, design, and develop IT solutions meant to disrupt the status quo and connect the dots between patients, plans, providers, and payers. We are the best minds on health - and were looking to grow our team.

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.

Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees

Medical Dental Vision 401k Flexible Spending Accounts Paid Time Off Work/Life Solutions Pet Insurance

Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If youd like to view a copy of the companys affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email jobs@cognosante.com . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to jobs@cognosante.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

T o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Estimated annual salary
$133,611
average
Minimum
$99,293
Maximum
$171,049
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)Health Insurance
401K PlanVision Insurance
Vacation & Paid Time OffDental Insurance

Cognosante

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$100M to $500M

Location

McLean, VA, and others

Industry

Computer/Internet

Founded

2008

CEO

Michele Kang

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