Project Management Sr Specialist - Cigna-Healthspring

Company Name:
Cigna
People want to be treated like individuals. At Cigna, we get that. That's why we embrace and encourage peoples' uniqueness, helping to give them the strength and confidence to show the world who they really are. The coverage, expertise and services we provide are at the very core of how we help people achieve their full potential - and ultimately, improve their health, well-being and sense of security.
But before we can accomplish any of that, we have to have the right people in place. People like you.
Skills, experience, talent and creativity like yours enables us to develop the meaningful, innovative solutions our customers value and expect. That's why we're committed to recruiting, motivating and nurturing the best and the brightest, whether you have industry experience or not. We're growing a workforce as unique and diverse as the millions of customers we proudly serve around the world - one individual at a time.
Cigna strongly embraces the scientific evidence that the use of tobacco products is harmful to the health of the user, the user's family, and the general public. Cigna''s mission is to improve the health, well-being and security of the people we serve, which starts with our employees. Starting with job offers dated January 1, 2014, Cigna will no longer hire - where state law permits -- applicants who use tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars and chewing or smokeless tobacco. Currently, these states are: AL, AK, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, KS, MD, MA, MI, NE, OH, PA, TX, UT, VT and WA.
If you're passionate about making a difference one individual at a time, and would like to join the Cigna team, you'll be screened for nicotine as part of the pre-employment drug screen in states that allow the screening. If you test positive for nicotine, although we won't be able to offer you employment, we encourage you to check with your medical provider to explore your options and resources for quitting. Once you're tobacco-free, you may re-apply for jobs with Cigna in six months.
Cigna offers a Healthy Life Incentive for Cigna Medical Plan participants who live tobacco free. As a result, non-tobacco users pay a reduced premium for their Medical Plan coverage.
We are looking for a talented Senior Software Project Management Specialist to join our team in Nashville! This position would be responsible for managing, directing and planning multiple complex projects, consisting of one or more project teams.
Additional Responsibilities:
Responsible for coordinating, scheduling and assigning project tasks, team building, maintaining working relationships with client functional areas outside of IT.
Applies project development methodologies and reporting techniques to indicate project status.
Reviews, evaluates and formulates project plans, schedules and budgets.
Allocates staff and budget resources to meet changing corporate needs.
Identifies and negotiates schedules, milestones and resources required to meet project objectives.
Organizes and guides project operations through the use of methodologies accepted by the industry.
Evaluates progress and reports progress in terms of quality and performance metrics common to IT projects.
Modifies project schedules as required.
Works with client departments to coordinate applications/systems testing, installation, training and support.
May direct one or more teams of project managers, specialists, analysts and programmers.
Preferred Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related discipline with an IT focus preferred or equivalent years of progressive experience.
Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Ability to work constructively in a team environment.
Typically 5 years of project management experience including 2 years of software project management , or the equivalent in education and work experience.
Able to manage projects from inception to successful implementation.
Strong analytical, communication, technical teamwork and interpersonal skills.
SQL and experience a PLUS!
Cigna offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package including health and wellness benefits, 401k plan, and work/life balance programs, as well as opportunities for career growth and development.
We encourage you to complete all questions on the candidate profile if you wish to be considered for this opportunity.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected category including their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 95175
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Location: USA-TN-NASHVILLE
Job Title: Project Management Sr Specialist - Cigna-Healthspring

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