* Develops and monitors project plans, risk management plans, and project documentation from scope to post implementation.
* Identifies items that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort. Monitors resource requirements based on project specifications.
* Responsible for the development, execution, and maintenance of project communications.
*Identifies the impact of issues arising from the work efforts and/or resource requirements.
*Responsible for ensuring all work efforts have appropriate documentation for audit purposes utilizing project methodology standards in accordance with the ISSM.
Bachelor's Degree OR
4 years of job related work experience OR
2 years of job related experience plus an associate's degree in any major
Required Work Experience:
3 years IT experience in a leadership capacity on one or more project teams.
Completion of the BCBSSC Training Program for Project Management may substitute for one year of work experience.
Preferred Work Experience:
Experience with both agile and waterfall methodologies
Required Skills and Abilities:
Strong communications (verbal and written) skills with assertive yet customer-focused style.
Demonstrated leadership skills in a team or project environment.
Demonstrated problem solving and conflict management/resolution skills.
Strong analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail.
Understanding of project management principles and methodologies, information systems, business processes, and the key drivers and measures of success for the business unit and the organization.
Demonstrated competency in management of resources to meet goals and multiple projects.
Basic ability to lead one or more multidiscipline, high-performance work teams throughout project life cycle.
Ability to negotiate terms and scope of work documents.
Ability to prepare and present formal presentations.
Ability to manage all phases of work effort from inception to completion.
Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking.
Required Software and Tools:
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and project management tools
Preferred Software and Tools:
MS Project and/or TFS proficient
Preferred Licenses and Certificates:
PMI Certification or Certified scrum master or coach
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