Project Consultant, Business Efficiency

With more than 7,000 employees, we are the largest health insurance company in Michigan. We offer an exciting work environment with a diverse group of employees. Our goal is to make health insurance easier for our members. We want to transform the industry and become a resource that people can trust.

Detroit, US-MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package

Overview: <span style="font-size: small;">Accountable for and manages the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of project(s) with moderate to complex scope and deliverables. Project scope is at least two years planning to implementation and may impact one or more business unit/function. Project scope typically impacts one or more of the following: process, system, function, product and/or service.</span>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Develop detailed project plans and schedules, identify goals, objectives, risks and resource allocation.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Monitor project status for significant deviations in quality, cost or schedule. Interface with various departments, senior management and external individuals providing value and support for continuous improvement.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Support development of project budgets and update, as required.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Coach and mentor team members. &nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Provide feedback on team performance.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ensure that expectations are developed, controlled, and executed in a timely manner.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Represent leadership staff at meetings in their absence.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">May provide supervision to others.&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Other duties as assigned.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: small;">Department Summary / Preferences:<br /></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Understand projects and articulate the associated outcomes to be expected, including identifying the relevant performance metrics.<br /></span><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: small;">Effective writing and presentation skills to promote improvement successes in internal and external communications via narrative documents and presentations.&nbsp;</span></p>
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Bachelor's Degree in related field required.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Five (5) or more years' experience in related field.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Three (3) years project management experience in health plan operations or related field</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Project Management Professional Certificate preferred.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Leadership and/or analytical experience with data, systems, and operations.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Knowledge of program management preferred.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, verbal and written communication skills.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Knowledge of project management tools and methodologies.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to work independently, within a team environment and with multiple priorities.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Proficient in current industry standard PC applications and systems (e.g., Access, Excel and Word).</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to work closely with the technical support team in understanding and resolving systems issues.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Ability to develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</span></li> </ul>