Strategy Project Manager

Boise, Idaho

Posted in Insurance

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PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Diversity and Inclusion: PacificSource values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and fostering a workplace in which individual differences are appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths.

Position Overview: The Project Manager (PM) will manage a portfolio of assigned strategic projects, including facilitating work streams, maintaining project status and metrics, scheduling, and reporting on various aspects of the project. The PM will provide a proactive interface between the Executive Management Team, the Senior Leadership Team, work stream teams, and an external strategic consultant. The PM will use skills such as time management, negotiation, influence, and written and verbal communication to achieve project goals and deliverables in a timely manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

Manage assigned projects according to life cycle (define, plan, execute, control).

  • Develop and manage schedules, timelines, activities, and milestones.
  • Assess/analyze resource constraints/capacity and plan/escalate accordingly.
  • Ensure/oversee project phases that involve gathering information and producing documentation.
  • Build awareness and commitment to the strategic effort and lead ongoing communication and alignment of stakeholders throughout the process.
  • Inform and influence others to maintain the balance required between business needs and other organizational constraints.
  • Create routine status reports for each project and report status to the necessary stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular/weekly team meetings on all projects, including work stream meetings.
  • Monitor risks and issues and maintain log files.
  • Monitor and maintain scope and/or solicit sponsor approval for changes.
  • Solicit team member collaboration on issues and problems.
  • Communicate with team members effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Conduct post-mortem and make recommendations for improvement based on this assessment.

Supporting Responsibilities:
  • Participation in both internal and external presentations.
  • Meet company performance and attendance expectations.
  • Follow the PacificSource privacy policy, HIPAA laws, and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years in a project management or equivalent role. Experience in a health-related field, particularly health insurance, preferred. Experience managing strategic projects, including industry analyses and competitive analyses strongly preferred.

Education, Certificates, Licenses: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. Project Management Certification (PMP) preferred.

Knowledge: Knowledge of health insurance as it relates to Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial lines of business. Knowledge and ability to tailor project management approach as necessary to fit the specific needs of a given project. Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the business. Demonstrated ability to project manage strategic projects. Demonstrated experience managing projects across virtual/offsite teams. Excellent computer skills, including experience with project management tools such as Microsoft Project and advanced experience with Microsoft Office suite. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent math skills required, including percentages, ratios, graphing, and spreadsheet skills. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and flexible. Excellent observation skills with proven ability to think critically and analyze complex systems. Adept at evaluating problems accurately and displaying sound judgment, including measured risks and timely escalation.

  • Adaptability
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Building Strategic Work Relationships
  • Building Trust
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Contributing to Team Success
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Work Standards

Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.

Our Values

We live and breathe our values. In fact, our culture is driven by these seven core values which guide us in how we do business:
  • We are committed to doing the right thing.
  • We are one team working toward a common goal.
  • We are each responsible for customer service.
  • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
  • We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.
  • We actively work to advance social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, the healthcare system and community.
  • We encourage creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.

Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.

Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.

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