Humana Louisville , KY 40201
Description The Project Manager 2 manages all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.
The Project Manager 2 work assignments are varied and frequently require interpretation and independent determination of the appropriate courses of action.
The Project Manager 2 will partner with associates and senior leadership in specific business segments to plan, oversee, and analyze all logistical and budgetary activities related to meetings and special events.
This role will also build key internal and external relationships, optimizing business results by forming productive partnerships with associates in other business areas and with outside vendors.
Responsibilities + Facilitate and manage all travel, special event and meeting activities for key business groups within Humana, including sourcing venues and vendors, evaluating proposals, contracting, advance planning and logistics, and budget tracking and management + Oversee and utilize web-based meeting and event management, including online registration and event websites + Provide proactive consultation on budgetary and logistic issues to fellow associates and senior business leaders + Create post-event analyses and reports for business leaders The Project Manager 2 designs, communicates, and implements an operational plan for completing the project; monitors progress and performance against the project plan; takes action to resolve operational problems and minimize delays.
Identifies, develops, and gathers the resources to complete the project.
Prepares designs and work specifications; develops project schedules, budgets and forecasts; and selecting materials, equipment, project staff, and external contractors.
Communicates with other operational areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project.
Conducts meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project.
Sets priorities, allocates tasks, and coordinates project staff to meet project targets and milestones.
Understands department, segment, and organizational strategy and operating objectives, including their linkages to related areas.
Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations, and requires minimal direction and receives guidance where needed.
Follows established guidelines/procedures.
Required Qualifications + Bachelors degree in Business, or related field + 3 or more years of direct work experience in corporate meeting or conference planning + Proficiency in event management and registration tools + Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills + Prior experience with delivering presentations to all levels of leadership + Demonstrated ability to translate analytics into action and use the data to impact and influence business outcomes + Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment + Demonstrated organizational skills; ability to efficiently multi-task and manage multiple projects Preferred Qualifications + Masters Degree + Project Management or Six Sigma certification Additional Information Travel: 25% Scheduled Weekly Hours 40 About Us Equal Opportunity Employer It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status, except where age, sex, or physical status is a bona fide occupational qualification.
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