Centene Corporation IT Project Manager in Clayton, Missouri

ProfessionalPosition Purpose:

Manage multiple small to medium sized technical and business oriented projects for the Information Technology organization

Establish client relationships, integrate requirement definition, plan projects, and direct resources ensuring corporate and IT project portfolio objectives are met

Manage the project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters

Coordinate day to day activities for assigned projects including project definition, organization, scheduling, budget, and staffing

Develop, prepare and present project documentation, including project charter, project plans, status and other reporting documents in accordance with company standards

Develop business requirements into a project charter and scope document, and manage projects through the entire project life cycle ensuring systems meet design standards and guidelines and are sensitive to performance needs of the organization

Integrate project plans from multiple sources to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones

Communicate with client, management and operating groups regarding project progress, status, risks, and issues

Partner with project sponsors and project teams to lead requirements definition. Evaluate client’s technical and business requirements and develop approaches and solution alternatives with the project teams and stakeholdersDirect successful implementation of small to medium sized technology and business oriented projects or programs that may be cross-functional, involving other projects with dependencies.

Experience/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Business or related field or equivalent experience. 3+ years of business and/or technology related project management experience. Demonstrated experience in managing projects involving multiple applications and departments. Working knowledge of various system development lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall and Agile. Experience with development, reporting and monitoring of project costs. Adept at using documentation tools including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio and industry standard project management tools.

License/Certification:

Lean Six Sigma certified at various levels of expertise (Yellow, Green, Black or Master Black Belt) preferred. Project management certification in related industry preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: IT Project Manager

LOCATION: Clayton, Missouri

REQNUMBER: 1110920

COMPANY: Information Technology

POSITION TYPE: Professional