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Project Manager
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on May 20, 2022
Job Id #55732 Posted April 18, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This role is to fill in for a Project Manager within the Digital Platform team.
  • This team supports initiatives around building the framework, configuration tools and member facing UI components to enable members access to the Digital product lines in a cohesive customized member experience and ultimately provide a one stop shop for a member's employer offered benefits

Ideal Background:

  • Ideally the candidate would have healthcare experience. Also, experience running srum teams and working within an Agile environment.

Team and Team size:

  • Candidate would be supporting multiple teams. Most teams contain: 1 Product Owner; 1 Tech Lead; 5-8 Engineers, 1 UX.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage detailed project and delivery plans for projects that span multi departments and cross functional areas
  • Lead Scrum teams in using Agile methodology and scrum best practices
  • Use industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout the entire project execution
  • Build effective relationships and communicate regularly with team members and other stakeholders
  • Provide project updates to multiple team members related strategy, progress, and issues/risks along with mitigation strategies
  • Work with Tech Leads and Product Owners to complete high level sizing to validate team roadmaps
  • Work with team to size stories/requirements building a reliable team velocity that enables the team to build the estimation skillset
  • Monitor team progress and make adjustments as needed

Skills/attributes Required

  • 2+ years of progressively responsible experience in project management supporting a Product team
  • 2+ years of experience with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Familiar with software development concepts to support the technical direction of the team
  • Experience in handling multiple scrum teams

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • PMP certification or Certified Scrum Master/SAFe Agilist
  • Experience managing Scrum, Kanban or other project types
  • Experience with Agile work management tools like JIRA
  • Ability to improve productivity through management and recommending changes
  • Thrives in cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team structures
  • Ability to establish collaborative relationships with business and technology partners
  • Strong communication, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Healthcare experience

Working Time:

  • Flex to working hours of team supporting

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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