Senior Project Manager

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Job Description
The Technology Driven Optimization team is looking for an innovative thought partner who has a strong analytic and program management skill set to serve as a key contributor on business-critical IT programs. This role will require an out-of-the-box problem solver who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest in learning, self-motivated, results-oriented, and high-energy who can easily function in a high demand, performance driven environment. This position will be responsible to independently drive planning and day to day management across the full project lifecycle on complex IT initiatives and projects, working closely with project teams to achieve expected results.

You will support the planning, coordination and tactical execution of IT projects and programs across business and functional areas, as well as the development of presentations and content for key leadership forums. The role offers significant exposure to cross-functional leaders and colleagues across CVS Health and Aetna, as well as professional development opportunities. Assignments are highly complex, have major associated risks with high visibility, and can be sensitive or widely varied requiring experience in applying and adapting project management techniques.

-Run Programs with budgets of $5M+ consisting of one or more large projects.
-Drive planning activities, including convening meetings, developing agendas and material, and developing reports or support specific teams with tracking and monitoring initiatives
-Ensure appropriate project deliverables are created, utilized by leaders and are updated over time as each project grows.
-Responsible for interfacing and communicating directly with Senior leaders from all different areas of the company.
-Oversee the development and tracking of timelines and milestone with key internal and external partners to address project objectives
-Monitor multiple, concurrent project lifecycles by tracking project plans and deadlines for key deliverables, and identifying and raising issues requiring resolution
-Manage projects using CVS agile methodology and/or other Project Management professional practices and standard tools.
-Partner with other Project Leads and owners to coordinate day-to-day initiative progress, identify risks/barriers and work with project leaders to address challenges
-Where necessary interface with other projects to modify plans when necessary to ensure cross-functional dependencies and inter-dependent projects stay coordinated.
-Work with all stakeholders to define and acquire all necessary resources and to ensure their continual support for project goals.
-Conduct regular project reviews and communicate status of projects in both formal and informal settings.
-Forecast Resources allocations on a weekly basis while maintaining project budget
-May oversee other PM resources or contractors on occasion as well as matrixed members of a project team.

Required Qualifications
-8+ years Project Management experience

COVID Requirements
CVS Health requires its Colleagues 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, 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 10 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 45 days of your employment. In some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination before you can begin to actively work. 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, or religious belief, you will be required to apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 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. In some states and roles, you may be required to have an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work. If your request for an accommodation is not approved, then your employment may be terminated.

Preferred Qualifications
-5+ years experience in leading program management efforts within a large organization.
-Proficient in Microsoft project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
- PMP, Scrum, and SAFe Agile experience and/or certification

* Bachelor's Degree.
* Will consider High School Diploma/GED plus years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's Degree

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.