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Senior Project Manager
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #52080 Posted November 10, 2021

General Job Information:

  • The Behavioral Health Implementation team onboards clients from the Government, Payer, Individual and Family and Employer business by bringing together cross-functional area teams, expertise, capabilities, and standard operating models that ensure consistency in execution and results in delivery that exceeds our customers expectations.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team of multiple cross functional areas to ensure smooth and effective client implementations of behavioral health solutions in the Government channel.
  • Ensure alignment and understanding of implementation requirements/scope in consultation with applicable stakeholders.
  • Identify project effort, sequence and dependencies of tasks required to meet implementation objectives and timeline.
  • Acquire resources to meet implementation needs, escalating for assistance when gaps exist.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain effective relationships with applicable internal project stakeholders.
  • Measure and track project performance using appropriate metrics, tools, and techniques.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation including, but not limited to, core team meeting agenda/notes, project plan, IRAAD, Communication Plan and RACI.
  • Develop, communicate, and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g., mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance).
  • Prepare and deliver executive level presentations that deliver key messages regarding goals, achievement, risks/mitigation, and leadership asks in a clear crisp format.
  • Utilize change manage/change control process to initiate, record, assess, approve, and resolve project (requirement and business decision) changes.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement through feedback including project postmortems and creation of lessons learned reports to identify project elements that were both successful and unsuccessful.
  • Ensure seamless transition from project implementation to the business (e.g., operations, account management).

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in healthcare, business, or related field
  • 5+ years project management experience managing large, complex projects with proven results (impact vs. efforts)
  • Proven competency in consulting skills, communicating complex information and solution development with ability to negotiate most situations with minimal oversight
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple cross-functional teams with competing priorities in geographically dispersed locations
  • Ability to analyze root cause issue, bring appropriate resources together to problem solve and provide key recommendations for resolution
  • Solid influencing (without authority), collaboration and listening skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MicroSoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare industry experience, with knowledge of Medicaid an additional plus
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Visio, SharePoint and Smartsheet
  • Possess creative analytical and problem-solving skills

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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