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Design, Development & Implementation IT Project Manager - Hybrid Remote, MD

Company: Kepro
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:


Design, Development, & Implementation IT Project Manager

  • Are you an experienced DDI Project Manager looking for a new challenge?
  • Do you value care management and quality improvement?
  • Are you motivated, energetic, and excited to become part of the Kepro team?
    If so, you might be our next new team member!

    Note: This role is mostly remote, but there will be occassional office time required in our office in Elkridge, MD.

    Candidates - please take note. Kepro holds significant contracts with the federal government. As of December 8, 2021, Kepro will require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as required by Executive Order 14042. New hires must be fully vaccinated as of their start date and provide proof of vaccination during the onboarding process. Medical and religious accommodations are available to those who qualify.

    Who We Need

    Responsible for organizing and leading all aspects of Design, Development, and Implementation (DDI) and CMS Certification activities related to Medicaid Enterprise Systems Modular Transformation (MMT) interface projects from inception to completion. Accountable for managing the four key elements of all projects: scope, resources, time and budget. Coordinates project resources and also facilitates the many relationships within project-whether with customers, team members, internal and external constituents or any variety of stakeholders-and function as the chief point of contact for all project-related matters. Position requires a broad-based understanding of the organization's business and its information needs; demonstrated understanding of the opportunities to enhance business effectiveness through project management best practices; and demonstrated skills in managing large complex projects.

    Why us?

    Kepro is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care management organization. We work to ensure that over 20 million people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right setting.

    People Focused. Mission Driven.

    Shape the future of healthcare with us. We are mission driven to improve lives through healthcare quality and clinical expertise.

    We do this through our people.

    At Kepro, you can do meaningful work that makes a real difference for the lives of individuals across the country. We are an organization that cares deeply about our employees and we provide the training and support to do the best work of your career.

    Benefits are a key component of your rewards package at Kepro. These benefits are designed to provide you and your family additional protection, security, and support for both your career and your life away from work. They are comprehensive and fit a variety of needs and situations. Our benefits include comprehensive health plans, paid time off, retirement savings, corporate wellness, educational assistance, corporate discounts and more.

    What You'll Do
    • Project Initiation - Assembles the project team. Effectively manages diverse perspectives and conflicts during the assembly of the Project Team. Communicates requirements and sets expectations to ensure all team members and stakeholders understand their involvement and roles on the Project.
    • Project Planning - Oversees the development of the detailed Project Plan, to include target milestones. Uses the Project Plan throughout the project lifecycle to monitor milestones, deliverables, dependencies and constraints. Develops the communication plan and reports progress to key stakeholders. Conducts Project Team meetings, collaborate with Project Team members to build consensus on challenging issues, and monitor the completion and delivery of work products.
    • Project Management and Control - During the management and control phase of the project; identifies, tracks, manages, mitigates and resolves project issues and risks. Disseminates Project information and report progress to key stakeholders and Project Team members. Update the Project Plan and monitors work efforts to ensure project outputs are of acceptable quality. Addresses any deviations from the Project Plan and ensure stakeholders approve changes to project scope.
    • Project Conclusion - Coordinates all Project work and ensure Project delivered on time and within budget. Documents results and lessons learned and deliver a final Project Report to key stakeholders.
      What You'll Need

      Required Qualifications
      • Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or other related discipline. Master's degree is preferred.
      • Certification: PMI Certification preferred.

        Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
        • Effective project leadership and management principles and best practices.
        • Principles and best practices of budgeting (operating and capital), communication, contracting, information technology, resourcing, performance standards, and business processes to achieve optimal project outcomes.
        • At least five (5) years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
        • Project Management Methodologies
        • Project Management Tools
        • System Development Life Cycle knowledge
        • Strong team player with experience in working in virtual teams
        • Strong communication skills (i.e. active listening, writing, presenting)
        • Ability to interact at various organizational levels.
        • High commitment to customer satisfaction.
        • Conceive, express and promote a project "vision" and strategic direction in Software product development.
        • Manage complex Projects that further the long-term objectives of the organization by identifying which quality standards are relevant to the Project and determining how to satisfy them, by evaluating overall Project performance on a regular basis to provide confidence that the Project will satisfy the relevant quality standards, and by monitoring specific Project results.

          Ability to:
          • Represent and speak for the Project Team and its work, e.g., presenting, explaining, promoting, defining, and negotiating with those within and outside the Project Team by making clear and convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups, by listening effectively and clarifying information, by partnering effectively on the goals and deliverables of the Project.
          • Maintain a positive attitude and contribute both as an individual and a team member to achieve the goals of the department.
          • Travel throughout organization as needed.
            Thank You!

            We know your time is valuable and we thank you in advance for applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in Kepro and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of interest. Best of luck in your search!

            - The Kepro Talent Acquisition Team

            Mental And Physical Requirements

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally travel within the state.

            EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

            Kepro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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