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Director, PMO Special Projects Leader

Resp & Qualifications

Project / Program Leadership
· Direct and support implementation of special projects as prioritized and identified by the VP, ePMO;
· Work directly with senior leadership to identify and prioritize opportunities and risks associated with projects;
· Direct and coordinate work efforts of cross functional teams, ensuring that work adheres to quality standards and is achieved by project deadlines;
· Develop and manage project budgets, and track project milestones;
· Evaluate project progress and results and report them to leadership, ensuring that changes to scope, budget, resources and risk are communicated in a timely way;

Risk Mitigation
· Working with the Risk Management, HR, Legal and ePMO teams to identify and mitigate risk

Change Management
· Develop a value proposition and communications plan to ensure multiple stakeholders understand the purpose of the special projects;
· Ensure cross organizational collaboration, shared success and joint action when leading working groups for special projects or initiatives;



· Bachelor’s degree in related field and at least ten (10) years of project management or operational experience;
· Experience managing teams in a large company environment 5,000+ employeess and working effectively at all levels of the organization;
· Ability to collaborate with and communicate effectively with senior leadership;
· Experience in complex organization with demonstrated ability in operations, IT, visioning, planning, and effective execution;
· Strong written and verbal communications skills
· Demonstrated initiative and creativity when solving problems and managing conflict;
· Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize;
· Demonstrated strong analytical skills with ability to quickly interpret and organize data and information
· Strong understanding of budgets;
· Extensive knowledge of various donor regulations and compliance expectations;
· High level competence using Microsoft office software, databases, and project management software;


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Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

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Closing Date

Please apply before: 4/21/21

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.


The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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