Senior Implementation Project Manager

Magellan Health Services Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 4 months ago

Responsible for the management of a variety of projects for corporate and/or strategic business unit (SBU). Provides support through the planning and execution of these projects. Support may include establishing deadlines, assigning resources/responsibilities and monitoring and summarizing progress of projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Meets with business process owners and key stakeholders to identify the project goals, objectives, critical success factors, and success measures.

  • Develops a detailed project charter to serve as a critical communication tool for key stakeholder buy in and set expectations.

  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope, including meeting facilitation and documentation.

  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to project team members.

  • Effectively applies Magellan's methodology and enforces project standards using Microsoft Project or other approved toolkit templates.

  • Prepares for project reviews and quality assurance procedures.

  • Minimizes our exposure and risk on project, appropriately raising awareness on at-risk items.

  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news that may impact project scope.

  • Provides status reporting to stakeholders on a regular basis. Apprises management of issues requiring resolution in order to maintain progress on a timely basis.

  • Prepares reports and/or dashboards for enterprise project activity.

  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations.

  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.

  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.

  • Conducts lessons learned to continually improve processes.

  • Contributes to, implements, and maintains best practices and project management policies and guidelines.

  • Prepares Business Case and Return on Investment (ROI) to show impact to the business.

  • Assists in the development of resource management and project financial materials.

General Job Information


Senior Implementation Project Manager


Job Family

General Services Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date

Date Requisition Created

Work Experience

Project/Program Management


Bachelors: Business Administration (Required), Masters

License and Certifications

  • Required

License and Certifications

  • Preferred

LSSGB - Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

  • Enterprise, PMP

  • Project Management Professional

  • Enterprise

Other Job Requirements


  • 7+ years of project management or job related experience in a medium to large-scale corporation.

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Product Suite, specifically Excel, Access and Visio.

  • Knowledge of project management practices and methodologies.

  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies.

  • Ability to develop and maintain multiple project plans.

  • Financial Management knowledge; understands basic financial model and budgeting.

  • Facilitation and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Basic knowledge of health care management.

  • Proven ability to plan, organize, schedule, direct, control, and monitor project activities.

  • For clinical related roles, clinical licensure (e.g., LPN, RN, LCSW, LMSW) is preferred.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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Senior Implementation Project Manager

Magellan Health Services