Full Job Description
To reduce the risk of exposure and to ensure the safety of our employees during the COVID-19 outbreak, we have closed our office buildings (as of Friday, March 20th) and large majority of our employees are currently working from home; because of the current working conditions, we wanted to make you aware that recruitment for this position will take longer than our normal 6-8 week average.
At Delta Dental, we have a passion for making people smile. And every day, our employees work to make that passion come to life. We have been in existence since 1982 and have been voted Arkansas' Best Places to Work for six years in a row. We are looking for a member of our team who is passionate about our mission to improve the oral health of Arkansans and ready to make a difference.
We have four core values that we stand by at Delta Dental of Arkansas:
Act with Integrity
Focus on Community
We believe in supporting our employees through a multitude of fantastic benefits:
Competitive pay with bonus opportunities
Excellent insurance package including fully paid dental, short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance
401(k) matching and profit sharing plan
We are looking for someone that will focus on IT Infrastructure and network-related projects.
To plan, organize, and manage one or more projects (size of project varies) and help define requirements, scope, business specifications and/or system requirements at a project or sub-project level. Work within the IT department and with various business owners/other departments as necessary for a wide variety of projects.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
1. Create project plans including: Defining scope, and timelines; Identifying staffing and resource needs; Prioritizing tasks; defining strategy; Identifying and documenting technical and business needs; Developing risk migration plans; and ensuring project objectives meet the defined business requirements.
2. Execute project plans by: managing and overseeing staff assignments; facilitating meetings with the project team and end-users; providing status updates to project owners and appropriate personnel; and managing vendor participation and deliverables, as necessary.
3. Manage planning and execution of the project's activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time and quality goals are met.
4. Perform business and systems analysis for large, complex problems, write functional specifications and end user documentation, design, write and execute test plans, and ensure documentation and formats adhere to company standards.
Perform other related assigned duties as necessary to complete the Primary Job Responsibilities as described above.
Position requires a bachelor's degree with relevant coursework in business or computer science, at least 2 years of work experience in the project management discipline and strong business or system analysis experience. IT project experience preferred along with certification, such as the Project Management Professional designation from the Project Management Institute, or an advanced degree in project management and insurance/health care experience. Will accept suitable combination of education, training and experience.
Position requires the ability to manage multiple projects, strong communication skills (both written and verbal), advanced leadership skills, proficiency at managing tasks (of self and others), aptitude for analyzing and resolving complex problems and ability to shift project priorities based upon business needs.