Evolent Health Project Manager, Pharmacy Benefit Implementation in Arlington, Virginia
Pharmacy Benefit Implementation Project Manager
This individual will play a critical role in executing Evolent Health’s mission by delivering on a mixed role of implementing pharmacy benefit programs, managing multiple projects simultaneously and acting as primary project manager to the Pharmacy Operations team.
We are looking for team members that possess high energy, a strong work ethic, integrity, humor and who excel in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
Lead the project; develop and facilitate the implementation phase for all new client implementations and existing client reimplementation’s.
Manages both client and cross-functional (i.e., Evolent PBM Operations, Evolent Health Plan Operations, Key Partner Stakeholders, key vendors) operational teams to support all aspects of design and setup from initiation to project completion.
Serve as the main point of contact and is responsible for overall strategic design and tactically execution of implementation project.
Develop and execute mitigation plans for implementation/project risks and internal risks
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths
Ensure quality and service standards are met; including client contractual deliverables related to the implementation/project process.
Identify process inefficiencies and provide innovative solutions to solve for gaps
Provide executive-level updates and presentations to internal staff
Ensuring that project management approaches are consistent, measurable, and aligned with corporate standards and best practices
Ensuring project scope, schedule, budget, quality and associated metrics are available, accurate, and meet corporate standards and guidelines
Escalating risk and issue as necessary to ensure barriers are removed and projects meet their schedules
The Experience You Need (Required):
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other related discipline
5 years of health plan or pharmacy benefit implementation or pharmacy project management
Proven ability to meet deadlines and effectively influence decision-making
Ability to lead multiple, highly visible projects simultaneously
Demonstrated ability to coordinate people and teams cross functionally to resolve complex issues within designated time frames
Intermediate to advanced skills with Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Finishing Touches (Preferred):
Advanced “business” degree (e.g., MBA, MHA, MPH)
Certification in Project Management
Proven track record leading and developing exceptional employees
3 years direct PBM implementation experience across Commercial, State Exchange, Medicaid and Medicare Part D health plans
Proven track record to work in complex, and ambiguous situations
Experience managing complex projects with various stakeholders
Effective communication, organization and time management skills
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Evolent Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer