Stratg Portfolio Mgt & Governce Cons I/Ii/Iii - 001541

Excellus Bluecross Blueshield Rochester , NY 14618

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aims to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve.

Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services. With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce.


Employees are united by our Lifetime Way Values & Behaviors that include compassion, pride, excellence, innovation and having fun! We aim to be an employer of choice by valuing workforce diversity, innovative thinking, employee development, and by offering competitive compensation and benefits.


The incumbent acts as a point person for the Enterprise Project Management Organization (EPMO) division with regards to programs they work on an as well as working to understand the impact of other projects to their division. The position leverages the ability to form relationships, understanding dependencies and assessing impacts that allows the Consultant to guide their daily efforts and success in the role. The work supports Corporate Strategic Projects, Divisional Initiatives, Resource and Capacity planning, Project Methodology and Governance, Reporting and application support for related programs as selected by the organization. Examples of engagement will be to align internal and external communications on Strategic Projects, efforts to close gaps that get in the way of successful project delivery and insights from data compiled via the resource and capacity planning tool. The Consultant prepares information in a shareable format to enable both senior management and our internal/external customers to better understand, evaluate, and decide potential actions and probable impact. This positon provides internal and external customers with guidance and direction in order to support the success of the EPMO division.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities

All Levels

  • Creates unified strategies with internal departments as deemed appropriate by the Division

  • Organizes and presents program status, initiative efforts and direction to management teams

  • Organizes efforts and energy around assigned initiatives

  • Creates processes to build awareness around our Strategic Projects, Corporate Initiatives and impact to constituents

  • Promotes general awareness of internal financial concepts

  • Closes gaps in understanding and awareness in places where previous knowledge might not exist

  • Correlates internal and external needs with available solutions

  • Guides conversation based on facts to align initiatives

  • Acts as a trusted advisor

  • Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies' mission and values, adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct, and leading to the Lifetime Way values and beliefs.

  • Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.

  • Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.

  • Performs other functions as assigned by management.

  • Level II - In addition to all level I responsibilities

  • Manages a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business.

  • Enhances best practices and frameworks to effectively assess impact to the business.

  • Level III - In addition to all level I and II responsibilities

  • Acts as a knowledge expert for entire Project Management Organization (PMO) for areas of knowledge

  • Pro-actively develops presentations on strategies as well as delivering these messages to internal stakeholder audiences.

  • Identifies opportunities for connecting customer messaging and how we address it through PMO design, support and structure

  • Supports the intake of Projects through execution and builds solutions for undesired outcomes for future growth and opportunity Minimum Qualifications

  • All Levels

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience within the healthcare industry. In lieu of healthcare experience, candidates with strong leadership experience and potential will be considered. Master's degree or higher preferred.

  • Must have a strong analytic background with a strong passion for problem solving

  • Must have the ability to lead a multidisciplinary team within a matrix organization

  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills

  • Understands internal and external customer organizational needs

  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry concepts preferred with the ability to do impactful presentations

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including both written and oral communication

  • Must be able to work independently or as a team

  • Ability to interact with internal and external customers and with all levels of management

  • Identify adverse impacts and unusual practice patterns within programs and initiatives

  • Ability to determine outcomes from shared information

  • Level II In addition to all Level I requirements:

  • Master's degree or advanced level certification highly desired with a minimum of 5 years' experience in health care information and analysis.

  • Knowledge of application support and development

  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodology

  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment and impact to our customers

  • Level III - In addition to all Level II requirements:

  • Master's degree or advanced level certification required with a minimum of 7 years' experience in a Project Management Organization. In lieu of PMO experience, candidates with strong leadership experience and potential will be considered.

  • Ability to lead knowledge and discussion around project management intake, delivery, governance or detailed with experience with resource and capacity tools.

  • Must excel in presentation and communication skills

Physical Requirements

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and

qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Stratg Portfolio Mgt & Governce Cons I/Ii/Iii - 001541

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