Company Statement

For the last 80 years, EmblemHealth has been taking care of New York’s heart and soul, its people. Today, health care is more complex than ever. That’s why we’re at the forefront of change. We work alongside our customers to offer access to high-quality, affordable care, help navigate the health care experience, and make good health achievable; because everyone deserves to be taken care of. We deliver on our mission every day by living our values with our colleagues, members, clients and partners. It begins with caring and respecting all those we work with. We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion is vital to serve our unique and diverse customers. We seek for continues improvement and innovation and believe being agile and nimble is our advantage. We bring a strong sense of partnership to every relationship – internally and externally. The EmblemHealth family of companies offers competitive health, welfare, and retirement benefits as well as incentive pay plans and more.

Strategy Implementation Leader - Remote

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Summary of Job

Develop strategy in concert with key business stakeholders across EmblemHealth enterprise.  Translate strategy into defined tactics, program priorities, and timelines, and ensure alignment and attainment of business unit strategic plans to turn strategy into reality.  Build and leverage relationships to provide innovative solutions to complex business problems.  Lead a strategically oriented project portfolio and/or program (a group of projects), while monitoring internal and/or external dependencies. Ensure projects are properly funded and staffed, have/maintain executive sponsorship, and key stakeholders
are continuously engaged and aware of projects status and critical issues.  Serve as the subject matter expert in Project and Portfolio Management methodology and best practices.  Partner with the Executive Sponsors, business owners, and when necessary, the IT organization.  Provide guidance and oversight on mission-critical projects to meet business deadlines; develop mitigation strategies as warranted; and work with business on monitoring financial performance of funded projects.  Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties involved.  Uphold the enterprise’s code of ethics and business conduct.

• Oversee and support multiple, complex projects based on the overall enterprise strategy and resource capabilities.
• Track and manage all project action items to timely resolution.
• Contribute to the development, coordination and administration of strategic initiatives in support of enterprise objectives and goals. Assist in annual Project Portfolio planning, scoping and prioritization.
• Oversee centralized services such as project definition, planning, scheduling, pricing, risk assessment and tracking to effectively monitor the committed time, scope and budget of the projects.
• Serve as primary liaison to Executive Sponsors/Senior leaders in support of attaining desired project outcomes.
• Actively lead in project status meetings; may lead on project Steering Committees of mission critical projects.
• Support department executive in executing business strategy, enhance organizational culture, team development and process improvement.
• Reprioritize work as business and strategy needs dictate and facilitate discussions at all levels of the organization.
• Partner with IT as needed for technical workstream as part of overall project. This can include submitting PPMs for the business and tracking status to ensure meeting business deadlines.
• Provide oversight of the relationships between the entire project team including external vendors and suppliers that are engaged with the project.
• Manage project completion postmortem to ensure gathering of Lessons Learned and call outs for future projects.
• Establish and implement strategic project management documentation and methodologies including policies, standards, procedures, and necessary technologies. 
• Provide active consultation and mentoring to the project management community throughout the project lifecycle and monitor adherence to PM standards and methodology. Identify, provide direction, and/or remediate, when possible, any major project management risks that would affect expected performance of the portfolio.
• Drive decision making regarding utilization of project resources.
• Identify critical resource needs and negotiate with functional resource managers to secure allocation to the project and to ensure projects progress in accordance with agreed upon deliverables.


• Bachelors’ Degree  (Required); Masters’ Degree or MBA  (Preferred)
• PMI Certification - Project Management Professional (PMP)  (Preferred)
• 10 – 15+ years’ professional business experience, preferably in the Healthcare Payer business  (Required)
• Minimum 10 years’ experience managing large and highly complex Healthcare Payer projects  (Required)
• 3+ years’ experience in Management Consulting  (Preferred)
• Ability to assess and develop risk mitigation strategy recommendations  (Required)
• Strong understanding of project related business case development and cost benefit analysis  (Required)
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with staff up to and including leadership  (Required)
• Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, interpersonal) with all types/levels of audiences  (Required)
• Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office tools - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook  (Required)

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Pay Disclosure

A good faith estimate of the compensation range for individuals hired to work for the EmblemHealth Family of Companies is provided. This compensation range is specific and considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, internal peer equity, and market and business considerations. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the work is being performed. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range, as compensation decisions depend on each case’s facts and circumstances. Union roles covered by a collective bargaining agreement will compensate in accordance with the union contract.

EEOC Statement

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or related condition, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Sponsorship Statement

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws and regulations, EmblemHealth may provide work visa sponsorship for certain positions.

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