Project Manager

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/6/2018 8:39 AM)
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Project Manager Opportunity in Scottsdale 


Matrix Medical Network is a privately held company headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona with satellite offices in Florida and Massachusetts. We are a leading healthcare services organization improving the quality of healthcare through clinical, analytical and technology services. We provide quality service to health plans and their members nationwide.


Matrix Medical Network continues to experience robust growth, providing professional growth opportunities for our associates. Working for Matrix Medical Network; a leader in the healthcare industry and an employer of choice; provides you with the opportunity to positively impact the lives of all the members we serve while advancing your career. And working with like-minded colleagues.


Our engaging and rewarding work environment has been recognized as a “Top 100 Workplace”.  We provide excellent training, great work culture and an energetic team environment.


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The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for management of the SDLC and ensuring successful execution of all project tasks and deliverables.  The PM will be tasked with running project kick-off meetings, updates to standard PM artifacts (project charter, RACI, detailed project plan/sprint plans and schedule, etc.), as well as running all project-related meetings and escalating action items as necessary.  Additional responsibilities include tracking of project cost/burn rate, resource projections, and executive dashboards and report outs.PMs are responsible for contributing to the PMO with regards to process creation and improvement. They will work closely with their team and other departments to ensure projects and deployments are completed in a timely manner in accordance with company guidelines and also assist in process improvement. The PM will work on projects utilizing different development frameworks including Waterfall, Iterative Development and Scrum and will be responsible for coordinating with several departments both inside of IT and within the rest of the company.



  • Leads project implementations across cross-functional business units. Ensure projects remain on-time, on-budget and deliver expected results
  • Selects and uses a suitable project management methodology or process
  • Conducts kickoff and weekly team meetings
  • Manage project plan, schedules and milestones, defines strategic implications of the project and determines critical project requirements and dependencies
  • Establishes key stakeholders' needs and expectations
  • Defines roles and responsibilities
  • Identifies, qualifies and quantifies the project's high level risks. Recognizes when unknown risks occur
  • Develops the project budget
  • Communicates planned budget to stakeholders
  • Leads/ Delegates the effort to find response strategies for each identified risk
  • Communicates with key stakeholders on change control process
  • Establishes project baselines
  • Communicates approved plan to key stakeholders
  • Closes identifies performance gaps
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, devises contingency plans and escalates to management
  • Conducts team building activities
  • Transitions all deliverables to operations
  • Supports and promotes team's actions and decisions
  • Tailors generally accepted practices to successful completion of the project
  • Enables a change friendly environment by fostering continuous learning
  • Makes timeline decisions based on facts while managing ambiguity
  • Provides regular and formal business updates to project team and senior management regarding status of all projects in to ensure technology solutions support business objectives.
  • Maintain process documentation
  • Assist the team in utilizing agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Collaborate with the team to develop and maintain standards and best practices
  • Assumes and performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


Educational Requirements:

  • B.S. or a B.A. college degree required

Required/Desired Skills and Abilities:


  • 2-5 years’ experience in PM with enterprise wide implementations.
  • (CSM) Certified Scrum Master or (PMP) Project Management Professional
  • Experience in managing Waterfall, Iterative Development or Scrum/AGILE projects and programs.
  • Effectively be able to shift priorities, timelines and execute tasks in a high-pressure, time-sensitivity environment
  • Must be able converse with wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments/business units
  • Strong written communication, oral communication, and interpersonal skills.  
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, (including Project, Visio, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with high attention to detail, as well as perform duties under minimal supervision is a must.
  • Proven ability to meet project deadlines
  • Understanding of computer fundamentals or IT processes


  • Knowledge of the Medical Healthcare Industry is a Plus
  • Managed external implementation Vendors (Thru the SDLC).

Supervisory Responsibility: No supervisory responsibilities.


Travel Requirements: Travel may be required.


Work Conditions: General office environment.


The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by an employee assigned to this position classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of this position.  Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified employee(s) can perform the essential functions of the position.


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