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Project Manager
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on August 4, 2020
Job Id #41911 Posted May 28, 2020

The Sr. Project Manager position is responsible for helping team members through project delivery for their corresponding business and information technology stakeholders. This position requires exceptional communication and organizational skills. The position requires cross-communication with other project teams and communication to various leadership teams. Individuals expressing interest in this position must be comfortable working in a matrix environment.

The Sr. Project Manager will be expected to meet or exceed both business and information technology stakeholders’ needs and expectations while balancing competing demands among requirements/scope, time and budget. This expectation will require the management and prioritization of the project deliverables and tasks. The Sr. Project Manager will work with their corresponding IT project managers to successfully deliver projects. They will also work with the business stakeholders to identify and prioritize scope items.

The Sr. Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring delivery timelines and budget are well maintained. This role will also be responsible for acting as a facilitator and “buffer” between any external or internal influences.

Core responsibilities of the Project Manager position include (but not limited to):

· Remove barriers and help the team drive to timely delivery
· Create and maintain a project plan that outlines the highest business priority and value
· Mitigates risk and resolve issues that may impact project scope items
· Promote continuous improvement with efficient and effective delivery
· Draft and present status reports to various levels of leadership
· Proactively manages changes in scope and requirements and follows set change management processes
· Ensure timely completion of tasks


General Management - 10%
· Assist with strategic and tactical planning, organizing and execution
· Assist with financial forecasting

Project Management - 70%
· Manage multiple large related projects
· Demonstrate analytical ability in business planning and financial management/acumen
· Assist in technology solutions delivery for business-related inefficiencies and issues
· Complete related assessments in the development of business solutions
· Lead, develop and tightly manage projects in a complex environment with multiple business customers and vendors
· Communicate effectively with all levels of management
· Responsible for end-to-end project management
· Seek ways to continuously improve quality, effectives and efficiency
· Adapt to various demands or requests for project management or subject matter expertise time
· Ability to organize and analyze data and report to executive level management.
· Communicate the status and key metrics for all project/issues/risks

Change Management - 10%
· Assist in and recommend business process re-design opportunities for core business processes
· Analyze strategic trends and interpret impact on business applications

Application Management - 10%
· Maintain knowledge of system environments and business processes
· Maintain an understanding of related technologies and solutions
· Maintain Industry knowledge – people, process, and technology


Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
Years of experience required: 5+ years
Preferred: Project Management Professional Certification

Specific types of experience required:
· Healthcare payor industry
· Experience in multiple environments, such as waterfall and agile methodologies
· Demonstrates leadership and energy to bring teams together to deliver quality results
· Builds strong relationships, willing to be flexible, provides timely responses and has strong communication skills
· Experience concurrently managing multiple large projects
· Experience managing vendor relationships
· Experience using Service Now capabilities
· Experience managing projects in Service Now

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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