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Watson Health PMO Lead - Charleston, WV or Remote w/Travel (368984BR)

Hospitality and Travel




Texas, United States

IntroductionIBM's Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM's market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!Your Role and ResponsibilitiesIBM Watson Health is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to join the Government Health and Human services business team.Location: Charleston, WV or Remote with TravelThe primary role and responsibility of a Project Manager is to work with the customers, Account Leader, functional/matrix managers and staff to ensure that projects are delivered on schedule, on time, and within budget; consistent with IBM Watson Health Program Management guidelines, processes, and client expectations. You will be responsible for implementing information and analytics systems in support of government health and human service programs and play a key role in supporting the Client Leader/Managers to build the client relationship.Essential Responsibilities+ Oversee the Project Management Office including managing matrix project management resources+ Responsibility for setup and execution of all project management processes for large implementation and accounts.+ Create and maintain detailed work plan and drive work execution from the detailed work plan+ Obtain required resources by working with matrix managers+ Communicate and review work assignments with team+ Manage project scope - review changes with the Client Director/Manager then resolve and document those changes with the customer+ Partner with stakeholders to ensure proper strategy, plan, alignment, integration and visibility.+ Drive collaboration, consensus, and decision-making with Client Services, Program Management, Technical team and executive management.+ Maintain visibility on day-to-day activities with project teams and ensure sufficient face-time with key executive stakeholders.+ Manage and proactively escalate project issues, risks, and actions.+ Track and Manage budget/actual project financials; project codes, and invoices.+ Work with client project manager to ensure understanding of all project activities, schedules and deliverables, act as resource for questions, and manage expectations+ Manage quality and timeliness of all IBM Watson Health Project deliverables+ Provide status reporting to internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis.+ Manage client responsibilities and expectations+ Manage vendors/vendor staff+ Lead, motivate, and mentor small teams, ensuring optimum use of available resources+ Instill accountability in self and others - demonstrate ownership+ Maintain and improve client relationship and referenceability, identify areas to add additional value and organically grow the account.+ Drive a culture of knowledge sharing with regular team contributions and content feedback.+ Participate in Project Management process improvement initiatives, when appropriate.+ Contribute to proposal development and pricing estimates+ On an as needed basis, support the efforts of other groups such as Quality Assurance, Software Development, Training/Consulting, Marketing and Product Development, consistent with delivering quality products and services to our clients and the market.Successful Candidates will possess:+ State government/public sector experience on IT projects in health and human services programs (such as Medicaid, MMIS, claims processing, eligibility, HHS analytics, data warehouse, etc)+ Proven track record of effective communication skills to lead client and internal team through the project lifecycle process+ Proven track record of successfully managing IT projects from initiation to closure.+ Demonstrated abilities in written documentation for clarity and accuracy+ Dynamic presentation skillsWe live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Discover what you can make of this moment. Embark on the journey with us! Apply now to explore this opportunityTo learn more about what we are doing please check us out: ****Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Active PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification+ State government/public sector experience with health and human services programs (such as Medicaid, MMIS, claims processing, eligibility, HHS analytics, etc)+ 7+ years of project management experience including experience managing staff in a matrix or direct reporting relationship+ 7+ years' experience managing multiple priorities/projects including project scope, schedules, quality, change management and project financials+ 7+ years' experience implementing information systems in client facing role+ 3+ years healthcare related knowledge, ideally in analytics, reporting or related+ Demonstrated experience using project tracking tools (Microsoft Project, ALM tools (e.g. Jira, CA Rally)Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ 1+ years of Medicaid, MMIS, claims process or related experience with a state agency+ Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW), analytics or business intelligence solutions delivery+ Experience with implementation/SDLC methodologies, e.g. Agile, waterfall, hybrid and/or iterative+ CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) experience+ Proposal response writing+ CMS Certification experience, MECT, MITA+ Preferred Education: Major in computer science, information systems, and/or healthcare administration+ NoneAbout Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.