Project Management Analyst

Job Description
This position is responsible for general project management duties, analysis, and support of internal products/services/programs. Duties include development of project schedules, creation and distribution of issues list, escalation management, facilitating cross-functional meetings (e.g. agenda preparation, reports distribution, material gathering and distribution, and communication of decisions/results, etc.), and liaison between internal clients, operational staff. This position makes use of analytical skills: identifying project risks and developing risk management plans; working with internal clients, cross functional operational areas, and IT in product based planning and progressive elaboration; managing and escalating issues; understanding the impact of change requests and managing project scope.

Required Qualifications
-1+ years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications
-PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE – programming experience is a plus (but not required) in communicating with the developers and understanding why all the pieces go together
-INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE – health care, insurance, pharmacy experience a plus, PBM experience is a strong plus
-CERTIFICATION – PMP or equivalent project management certification considered
-COMMUNICATION SKILLS – verbal and written communication skills demonstrated through communication, presentation, and facilitation with IT and business audiences is a MUST
-SCHEDULE MANAGEMENT – proven success managing to a schedule is a MUST
-MS PROJECT – demonstrated skill in developing and maintaining a resource loaded schedule using MS Project is a MUST
-EXECUTION – ability to DRIVE delivery and contain scope/schedule/cost while achieving the end goal
-SCOPE MANAGEMENT – responsible for managing acceptance criteria throughout the translation of Requirements into design and delivery, as well as ongoing scope containment
-CHANGE MANAGEMENT – ability to execute within a formal change management process
-RISK and ISSUE MANAGEMENT – experience with risk workshops, risk analysis, schedule analysis, issue management, formal risk and issue logs
-FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – balanced approach to resources, appropriate utilization, and management of costs allocated against capital AND expense
-ANALYTICAL DECISION MAKING – ability to exercise professional judgment in analyzing and resolving client issues; ability to analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals and business correspondence

Education
Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent work experience preferred.

Business Overview
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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