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Willis Towers Watson

Project Manager (Analytics) - Night Shift

The Role

You will play a key role by serving as the central link between the business, clients, product team, architecture team, development team and other related internal and external teams that are impacted by the product and/or projects you are managing. You will develop comprehensive project plans and manage teams in the delivery of multifaceted projects and other project management related responsibilities. This includes developing and managing project plans, project risk and issue logs, creating and managing project dashboards, organizing and conducting meetings and tracking action items from those meetings. You will be responsible for the successful execution and completion of several technical healthcare benefits related projects and initiatives.

  • Drive superior, consistent project management for concurrent analytics projects through the following responsibilities
  • Develop a project plan which establishes key tasks, dates and resources required to successfully complete the plan and revise plans as appropriate
  • Track and report on performance against project goals
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, communications and presentations 
  • Set and manage project expectations with team members and stakeholders
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, risks and dependencies, and devise mitigation plans
  • Work within established time frames and budget for assigned projects
  • Build relationships and work with stakeholders, project leaders, and cross-functional teams in a matrixed team set up
  • Effectively manage a team that includes developers, testers, business analysts and analytics resources to deliver projects
  • Work with stakeholders to interpret and document project requirements 
  • Contribute to the development of new health benefits analytics, tools, applications and approaches, including prototyping of reports and solutions.
  • Institute and execute data quality guidelines to ensure the highest quality of project material, deliverables, data analysis and reporting
  • Assist with establishment of project management processes and ensure that they are followed consistently across projects. 
  • Build and demonstrate knowledge of the healthcare benefits consulting business
The Requirements

  • Seasoned project manager, preferably in the healthcare industry, with experience handling data analytics and reporting technology projects
  • Experience in managing and interfacing between various levels of business and technical teams and team members 
  • Familiarity with data analytics and reporting technologies such as SAS, data dashboards, PowerBI and similar visualization software
  • Previous hands-on development experience using these technologies preferred 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage distributed and matrixed project teams
  • Strong technical, project management, business analysis and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated strong emphasis on high quality data, documentation, analytics and reporting
  • Experience with strategic planning and management, process improvement, change/scope management, conflict resolution, resource planning and utilization
  • Able to work independently as well as cross-functionally in an organization to successfully implement projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; high attention to detail; ability to clearly and confidently explain technical concepts to a variety of audiences; ability to present to a wide range of audience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project detailed tasks, such as but not limited to
  • Capturing minutes of discussions
  • Manage detailed risks, actions, issues and decision logs
  • Sound decision making in ability to manage and appropriately escalate issues for prompt and proper resolution
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Proficient in the use of project management (e.g. MS Project) software and other tools such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio and Power Point. Ability to quickly learn various project management software applications.
  • Experience working with a workflow management tool ( e.g. Azure DevOps, JIRA, or similar workflow tools )
  • Knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile software development frameworks, with hands-on experience in using both frameworks
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline

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