Delivery Manager

Express Scripts - St. Louis, MO (25 days ago)3.3

Full-time

POSITION SUMMARY

The Delivery Manager oversees cross - functional IT initiatives that will deliver a successful business outcome that is measurable. Responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned initiatives and provides a single point of contact to the business sponsors. Primary reason ability is in the deliver phase, supports the portfolio across multiple initiatives, analyzing reports, collaborating with cross-functional teams, monitoring process, facilitating initiative and program epic level meeting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsible for supporting cross technical product level initiatives in the Deliver Phase and success of assigned initiatives.
Assess priorities against business value to ensure Program Epic Release schedule is aligned to business priorities.
Optimize results within resource and time constraints.
Collaborate and facilitate initiative / Program Epic level communication and meetings with TPO’s, BPO’s, Engineers, Scrum Masters and other leaders to assure full alignment.
Define release schedules, identify dependencies, solutions to business problems, and provide updates as priorities and schedules change.
Oversees the governance structure across the initiative teams.
Manage risk mitigation and contingency plans. Drive activities to achieve aligned goals.
Develop detailed work plans, schedules, and status reports.
Conduct necessary meetings and is responsible for schedule and status tracking.
Conduct presentations regarding project status to cross functional IT teams and business stakeholders.
Provide assistance to junior IT team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems knowledge.
Mentor team to improve their understanding and skill and ensure they are familiar with resource materials available.
Ensure adherence to project management process and project documentation standards.
Work on special initiatives as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in related field or 11 to 14 years experience.
5-8 years relevant experience with Bachelor's degree or Master’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or project management desired.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
Scrum Master Certification preferred.
Real world practical project management skills using various programs to prepare and execute business plans and Microsoft office applications.
Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
Knowledge of PBM, healthcare industry helpful.
In - depth knowledge of project development, including process mapping, budgeting and timeline creation.
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross - functional work teams toward project completion.
Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills.
Intermediate written and verbal communication skills are a must.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business and some travel requirements.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Do you enjoy making things work seamlessly and figuring out ways to improve functionality? Do you have a knack for automating processes? Be a part of our team that focuses on reliability and keeping our systems running. From data centers to servers, this talent is relied on to create and maintain critical platforms for the organization. If this is your skill set and you want to be at the center of work that impacts 83 million Americans, explore our opportunities.

ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health.

Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the "Most Admired Companies" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan.

Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran.