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Senior Project Manager

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Date: Jun 9, 2022

Location: Albany, NY, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 192882 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Albany, New York (US-NY), United States (US).

The Senior Project Manager will work directly with the Senior Advisor for Medicaid Enterprise Systems and conduct project management activities to support the New York State of Health (NYSOH) program. This will be a key position in managing projects related to the non-MAGI and complex population within NYSoH in support of State takeover initiatives.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead, manage, coordinate, and report on multiple workstreams of varying complexity over the full life cycle of this project, from origination through closeout in accordance with the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) and/or New York State (NYS) project management guidelines and project governance
  • Assemble and manage cross-functional project teams and lead with minimal guidance; identify resource needs
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans and schedule management to ensure on-time completion of projects
  • Identify, develop and maintain positive relationships with Project Sponsor and stakeholders and be able to influence matrixed resources
  • Monitoring of vendor activities, including procurements, implementation, change management and operational oversight
  • Develop and manage communication plan to effectively communicate project information and status across multiple audiences, including the Medicaid executive leadership, the project team, vendors and external stakeholders
  • Facilitate decision making within project team and with leadership;
    Monitor and control project scope, schedule, budget and resources in order to meet project objectives and commitments
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues and risks with project team and escalate appropriately
  • Provide regular status reports highlighting accomplishments, risks and issues to project team and senior management

BAsic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management or Business
  • Minimum of 5 years leading large cross-functional project teams on multiple simultaneous work streams
  • Experience leading complex projects/programs with significant executive and stakeholder involvement and visibility
  • 100% onsite in Albany, NY


Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with health insurance industry policies, processes and systems
  • Knowledge and experience with Medicaid and related Health and Human Services (HHS) program eligibility systems, policies, requirements
  • Knowledge or experience in the NYS Welfare Management System (WMS)
  • Experience with Blueprint or other mapping software
  • Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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