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Program Manager

Apex Systems Eden Prairie, MN
  • Posted: January 04, 2019

Program Manager in Eden Prairie, MN at APEX Systems Date Posted: 1/3/2019 Apply Not ready to Apply? Job Snapshot + Employee Type: Contractor + Location: Eden Prairie, MN + Job Type: Project Management Office (PMO) + Experience: Not Specified + Date Posted: 1/3/2019 Job Description Job #: 924460 Program Manager 1 year contract Eden Prairie MN or Telecommute Position background - What does this position accomplish for the business? The position will play a key role in coordinating the tasks associated with the initiation, oversight, and evaluation of three critical pilots for an opioid enterprise wide project. Position overview - What will the candidate be working on while on assignment? A Program Manager will document and facilitate the completion of all tasks associated with the initiation, oversight, and evaluation of three Opioid Community Partnership pilots. Different methodologies will be explored across various geographies to impact the opioid crisis. All three pilots aim to increase medication assisted therapy (MAT) utilization. * Pilot 1: Impact of paying for primary care physician (PCP) engagement and MAT with provider-driven behavioral health (BH) and peer support * Pilot 2: Impact of PCP training, MAT, BH therapy, and longitudinal peer support * Pilot 3: Impact of field-based emergency department (ED) presence, MAT, BH therapy, and longitudinal peer support Please describe the team the candidate will be working with: The team will consist of two layers: one: the day to day operational coordination and implementation of the three pilots, including external peer recovery providers; internal BH and operations and clinical staff; network; (analytics) and others as defined; and two: report outs and updates to the Opioid Community partnership oversight committee; executive level leadership groups and other internal/external stakeholders as required. What are the top responsibilities for this position? * Responsible for the successful completion of projects across various functional areas. * Ensure projects are completed on time and in scope through the deployment of project management techniques including project scope definition, risk identification and mitigation, project methodology selection, resource allocation, and facilitation with direct mentoring. * Work with business leaders and process owners in the planning and design of key projects to define project scope and accomplish expected deliverables. * Make presentations to management on project status, project approach, and expected results. * Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements. * Identify solutions to complex requests and problems. * Serve as a resource for others with less experience; provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues. What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities? * Proficiency in the use of common software packages including Microsoft Office Suite-ex. MS Project, Excel, Visio. How will performance be measured? Performance will be measured by leading project effectively and efficiently, in a timely manner, and executing on deliverables across a matrix organization with varying levels of internal/external partners and leadership. Requires setting up project plan for the three pilots, monitoring and executing on progress; managing to performance metrics and developing project artifacts to share ongoing information; e.g. Power Points; materials; handouts; etc to explain work concisely to a varying audience. What skills/attributes are a must have? * Bachelor degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field. * Minimum 5 years of project management experience in a complex environment. * Innovative problem solving, planning, and strategizing. * Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans and actions. * Strong analytical skills and use of pertinent data and facts to identify and solve a range of problems within the business. * Demonstrated success in project management and data analysis across functions and departments. * Proven ability to identify and solve core process breakdowns impacting the customer and effectively execute solutions with measurable outcomes What skills/attributes are nice to have, and will set a candidate apart? * PMP certification a plus. What soft skills will an ideal candidate possess? * Excellent communication and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and execute projects independently. * Ability to build collaborative working relationships with business partners and customers. Please list the work location Telecommute position is available. Depending on time zone, may need to adjust for earlier or later meetings. How would you prefer to interview Phone What are the work hours? M-F, generally 9-5 but would need to be available for early or later meetings, as needed EEO Employer Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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