Design, Development & Implementation IT Project Manager - Hybrid Remote, MD
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Design, Development, & Implementation IT Project Manager
Are you an experienced DDI Project Manager looking for a new
Do you value care management and quality improvement?
Are you motivated, energetic, and excited to become part of the
If so, you might be our next new team member!
Note: This role is mostly remote, but there will be occassional
office time required in our office in Elkridge, MD.
Candidates - please take note. Kepro holds significant contracts
with the federal government. As of December 8, 2021, Kepro will
require its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as
required by Executive Order 14042. New hires must be fully
vaccinated as of their start date and provide proof of vaccination
during the onboarding process. Medical and religious accommodations
are available to those who qualify.
Who We Need
Responsible for organizing and leading all aspects of Design,
Development, and Implementation (DDI) and CMS Certification
activities related to Medicaid Enterprise Systems Modular
Transformation (MMT) interface projects from inception to
completion. Accountable for managing the four key elements of all
projects: scope, resources, time and budget. Coordinates project
resources and also facilitates the many relationships within
project-whether with customers, team members, internal and external
constituents or any variety of stakeholders-and function as the
chief point of contact for all project-related matters. Position
requires a broad-based understanding of the organization's business
and its information needs; demonstrated understanding of the
opportunities to enhance business effectiveness through project
management best practices; and demonstrated skills in managing
large complex projects.
Kepro is a rapidly growing national quality improvement and care
management organization. We work to ensure that over 20 million
people receive the right care, at the right time, in the right
People Focused. Mission Driven.
Shape the future of healthcare with us. We are mission driven to
improve lives through healthcare quality and clinical
We do this through our people.
At Kepro, you can do meaningful work that makes a real difference
for the lives of individuals across the country. We are an
organization that cares deeply about our employees and we provide
the training and support to do the best work of your career.
Benefits are a key component of your rewards package at Kepro.
These benefits are designed to provide you and your family
additional protection, security, and support for both your career
and your life away from work. They are comprehensive and fit a
variety of needs and situations. Our benefits include comprehensive
health plans, paid time off, retirement savings, corporate
wellness, educational assistance, corporate discounts and more.
What You'll Do
Project Initiation - Assembles the project team. Effectively
manages diverse perspectives and conflicts during the assembly of
the Project Team. Communicates requirements and sets expectations
to ensure all team members and stakeholders understand their
involvement and roles on the Project.
Project Planning - Oversees the development of the detailed Project
Plan, to include target milestones. Uses the Project Plan
throughout the project lifecycle to monitor milestones,
deliverables, dependencies and constraints. Develops the
communication plan and reports progress to key stakeholders.
Conducts Project Team meetings, collaborate with Project Team
members to build consensus on challenging issues, and monitor the
completion and delivery of work products.
Project Management and Control - During the management and control
phase of the project; identifies, tracks, manages, mitigates and
resolves project issues and risks. Disseminates Project information
and report progress to key stakeholders and Project Team members.
Update the Project Plan and monitors work efforts to ensure project
outputs are of acceptable quality. Addresses any deviations from
the Project Plan and ensure stakeholders approve changes to project
Project Conclusion - Coordinates all Project work and ensure
Project delivered on time and within budget. Documents results and
lessons learned and deliver a final Project Report to key
What You'll Need
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or
university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems,
Business or other related discipline. Master's degree is
Certification: PMI Certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Effective project leadership and management principles and best
Principles and best practices of budgeting (operating and capital),
communication, contracting, information technology, resourcing,
performance standards, and business processes to achieve optimal
At least five (5) years of experience in managing IT related
projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three
successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
Project Management Methodologies
Project Management Tools
System Development Life Cycle knowledge
Strong team player with experience in working in virtual teams
Strong communication skills (i.e. active listening, writing,
Ability to interact at various organizational levels.
High commitment to customer satisfaction.
Conceive, express and promote a project "vision" and strategic
direction in Software product development.
Manage complex Projects that further the long-term objectives of
the organization by identifying which quality standards are
relevant to the Project and determining how to satisfy them, by
evaluating overall Project performance on a regular basis to
provide confidence that the Project will satisfy the relevant
quality standards, and by monitoring specific Project results.
Represent and speak for the Project Team and its work, e.g.,
presenting, explaining, promoting, defining, and negotiating with
those within and outside the Project Team by making clear and
convincing oral presentations to individuals and groups, by
listening effectively and clarifying information, by partnering
effectively on the goals and deliverables of the Project.
Maintain a positive attitude and contribute both as an individual
and a team member to achieve the goals of the department.
Travel throughout organization as needed.
We know your time is valuable and we thank you in advance for
applying for this position. Due to the high volume of applicants we
receive, only those who are chosen to advance in our interview
process will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in
Kepro and invite you to apply to future openings that may be of
interest. Best of luck in your search!
- The Kepro Talent Acquisition Team
Mental And Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be
made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with
a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control
objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers;
occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and
occasionally travel within the state.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Kepro is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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