Sr Advisor Project Management

Job Description
IT Senior Project Manager position responsible for managing numerous complex programs and projects that may span multiple lines of business and/or have significant dependencies on other large projects.

These projects are one-time, multitask jobs that have clearly defined start and end dates, a specific scope of work, a budget, required resources, and a specified performance objective to be achieved. Assignments are highly complex, have major associated risks with executive visibility, and can be sensitive or widely varied requiring proficient judgment in applying and adapting advanced project management techniques.

Specific responsibilities include:
• Responsible for leading one or more (large) projects and/or programs.
• Overseeing the successful collection, definition and documentation of all project/program requirements.
• Clearly define and communicate roles, responsibilities and expectations for all members of the project team.
• Obtain and define staffing requirements and forming project teams.
• Independently planning all associated work to meet project goals.
• Assess project performance and implementing changes as necessary to ensure the projects remains within specified cost, schedule, scope, and quality objectives.
• Develop metrics, procedures, objectives and methods to assess project progress while utilizing established standards and quality objectives.
• Collaborate with program stakeholders to develop a business case, benefits realization plan, and operational transition plans to ensure business goals are obtained.
• Conduct project and program kick-off meetings.
• Establish program governance and lead executive status/escalation meetings.
• Ensure all project team members have the tools and training necessary to perform effectively
• Record, track and communicate issues, risks, changes, and status reports.
• Ensure all required project and program documentation is completed, approved and posted for audit.
• Ensures accurate and consistent forecasts of project labor, material, and contract costs on all projects.
• Drive all project and program tasks to completion with quality.
• Develop and maintain up-to-date detailed project schedules and work plans.
• Communicate status of all projects to stakeholders and management.
• Develop and maintain a productive working relationship with project and program sponsors, key stakeholders, vendors and key clients.
• Provides creative and innovative approaches to meet project and program objectives.
• Capable of resolving critical and politically sensitive issues with minimal guidance.

Required Qualifications
• 10 + years of demonstrated IT project management experience including managing one or more large complex IT product/software development cycles/projects.

• Demonstrated experience in executing complex projects over previous 7 years.
• Experience working in a PMO (Project Mgt Office) environment as Project Lead or Project Manager for highly complex

COVID Requirements
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
CVS Health requires its Colleagues in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
  • If you are vaccinated, you are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status within the first 30 days of your employment. For the two COVID-19 shot regimen, you will be required to provide proof of your second COVID-19 shot within the first 60 days of your employment. Failure to provide timely proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status will result in the termination of your employment with CVS Health.
  • If you are unable to be fully vaccinated due to disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 30 days of your employment in order to remain employed with CVS Health. As a part of this process, you will be required to provide information or documentation about the reason you cannot be vaccinated. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
• • Expert knowledge with using Project Management Tools such as CA Clarity PPM, MS Project, MS SharePoint, and MS Office Suite.
• Has mentored and trained others to improve their knowledge and proficiency with using Project Management Tools.

• Extensive knowledge of the Healthcare Industry, IT systems, networks, applications.

Education
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
• Advanced/Masters degree or equivalent experience.
• Project Management Professional (PMP) and Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification from Project Management Institute.

Business Overview
At CVS Health, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or protected veteran status or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.