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Project Manager

Job Ref: 45543
Category: Professional
Department: MHP OPERATIONS
Location: New York, NY
Job Type: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Hire In Rate: $8,000.00
Salary Range: $80,000.00 - $95,000.00

Marketing Statement

MetroPlus Health Plan provides the highest quality healthcare services to residents of Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island through a comprehensive list of products, including, but not limited to, New York State Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare, Child Health Plus, Exchange, Partnership in Care, MetroPlus Gold, Essential Plan, etc. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the United States, MetroPlus’ network includes over 27,000 primary care providers, specialists and participating clinics. For more than 30 years, MetroPlus has been committed to building strong relationships with its members and providers to enable New Yorkers to live their healthiest life. 

Position Overview

Under the guidance and supervision of the Director of Process Improvement and Project Management Operations Administration, the Project Manager I develop and oversees the operational aspects and scopes of a specific large-scale project, generally with system-wide implications. The Project Manager creates and executes project work plans, charters and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. The Project Manager identifies resources and assigns individual responsibilities appropriately. The Project Manager effectively applies project methodology and enforces standards while ensuring quality assurance procedures.  

Job Description

  • Plans, directs and coordinates activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of the project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Alters plans and makes recommendations for future project phases or future projects, based on lessons learned from the project  
  • Communicates project initiatives and tasks to team members and committee members clearly and regularly. Confers with stakeholders, business owners and PMO to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority. Responds to feedback and status reports from the project team and applicable committees and Directors to revise the project tasks and/or timeline as necessary  
  • Works with project team subordinates to set meaningful performance objectives; sets specific performance goals and identifies measures for evaluating goal achievement  
  • Monitors progress toward project milestones to ensure metrics are met in a timely fashion and within prescribed budget including consultants and outside vendors.  
  • •Prepares project reports for management, clients, or regulatory agencies / outside vendors as required  
  • Remains informed of changing applicable regulations which may affect project objectives, goals, progress and/or timelines. Alters project plan accordingly 
  • Facilitates coordination of all elements which support project work (meetings, agendas, deliverables, etc.). Maintains/updated schedules and calendars. Provides logistical support as needed. Establishes work plans and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for recruitment or assignment of project personnel  
  • Ensures all staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project are met. May contribute to the performance evaluation of the employees associated with the project and may evaluate vendors and consultants and their effectiveness and ability to deliver as promised  
  • Maintains effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusts effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures  
  • Initiates and maintains strategic relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the organization to advance organizational goals  
  • Translates strategic priorities into operational reality; aligning communication, accountabilities, resource capabilities, internal processes, and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results  
  • Ensures that those responsible for implementing a strategic initiative have role clarity and accountability for required actions and outputs as well as the authority to act in a way consistent with organizational values  
  • Actively maintains a broad awareness of the internal and external environment by accurately perceiving organizational, political, and social dynamics; proactively navigating the stakeholder environment to avoid unwanted or unproductive reactions and consequences  
  • Constantly monitors the organization (inside an out) to stay abreast of political realities (hidden agendas, motives, informal power struggles, etc.) assesses the views and positions of stakeholders on key issues  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration, Finance Accounting, Business, Science or related field. PMP Certification Preferred. 
  • 2+ of prior healthcare industry experience required, preferably in the areas of project management, change management, health care delivery redesign or integration
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, Vision, Excel, Project 
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to communicate and collaborate effective across multiple business units

Professional Competencies

  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Written/Oral Communications
  • Project management 

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online by clicking the "Apply Now" button or forward your resume, noting the above Job ID #, to:


MetroPlus Health Plan
Human Resources Department
160 Water Street 8th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Attn: Recruitment Unit

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