Medicaid – Project Manager (Project Lead)


Job Details


1 day ago


Seneca, SC


  • Our client is looking ‘Project Manager – Project Lead’ for their Medicaid System that is a challenging, fast-paced team environment. They are a best-practice Project Management Team.
  • This position involves coordinating projects with Medicaid IT Staff and the Medicaid IT Services staff .
  • This is a 9-months contract position to start off and comes with a possibility of extension.
  • Local candidates preferred as there will be face-to-face interview for shortlisted candidates and there is also a 75 % possibility of remote work.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Under limited supervision, the Project Manager manages and coordinates all tasks associated with one or more small-to-large projects or a component of a larger project of minimal to moderate complexity and risk. The Project Manager will report to the Medicaid IT Services PMO Manager.
  • This is an individual contributor position with no responsibilities for human resource management (e.g., hiring, performance management). Candidates must be self-starters and highly motivated.
  • Follows established Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of Medicaid IT Services.


  • Develops and maintains documentation throughout the entire project lifecycle.
  • Is responsible for managing and directing the initiation, planning, execution, control, and closeout phases of the project lifecycle for small to large projects.
  • Coordinates and manages projects using project management methodologies from inception through completion.
  • Develops work plan(s).Controls scope and schedule to ensure project deliverables, milestones and required tasks completed as planned and on time.
  • Oversees the development and execution of communication plan.
  • Prepares status reports and provides updates to project stakeholders, sponsors, champion, etc.
  • Identifies potential problems.
  • Facilitates problem resolution by determining or recommending and implementing a risk mitigation strategy.
  • Possesses ability to build a collaborative and high-performing project team with project resources.
  • Works within the structure of Change Management and Release Management to coordinate implementations to the Medicaid System.
  • This position may require working more than 40 hours per week on an as-needed basis, including weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Healthcare Claims Processing
  • Process Development and Management

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of project management experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified.
  • Project Management. Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Advanced Microsoft Word, Excel, and Microsoft Project.
  • Soft skills Required: Effective Communication Skills (written and oral), Adaptability, Flexibility, Self-motivation, Time Management, Ability to work effectively in a stressful environment.


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