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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan IT Delivery Manager II-Business Consulting Managem in Detroit, Michigan

Plan, develop and implement project efforts that utilize information technology solutions. Develop, establish and maintain project management standards and procedures. Develop the project scope, defining project guidelines, obtaining business and information technology sponsor approvals and coordinating the resources necessary to successfully complete the project. Manage one highly complex enterprise-wide program.Review and consolidate all project plans developed for each project (release) within a program. Manage effects on related sub-projects. Work with the leadership team to ensure highest priority and highest business value projectsrograms are staffed appropriately. Prioritize efforts for programs that will be broken down into multiple projects. Ensure that the project outcome reflects the goals of the client.Track and report on program milestones and provide status reports to project sponsors. Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client. Ensure that all projects (releases) are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets and expectations. Review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify schedules or plans as required. Evaluate metrics and key performance indicators from programs. Identify and coordinate any effects on dependent projects.Identify, coordinate and select internal and external resources and expertise as appropriate to achieve program objectives. Work with other leaders in order to effectively align resources across projectsrograms. Negotiate changes in project resources as necessary to achieve objectives and timelines. Collaborate with functional areas in the supervision of project personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution.Assist with identifying which resources need to be procured outside the organization. Describe technical or other issues that need to be considered and assists in the development of SOWs. Ensure provisions of plans and contracts are being carried out.Evaluate and oversee ongoing vendor activities. Approve invoices for payment. Provide advice and counsel to the vendor decision-making, contract development processes, or issues. Work with vendors on escalated issues.Identify the elements of risk in a project. Analyze and prioritize and consolidate project risks and assess its potential impact to the client. Develop and maintain risk plans, processes and systems in order to mitigate risk, with assistance. Maintain issue list, proactively escalating issues to project and departmental leadership to mitigate risk. Recommend and take action to direct analysis and solution of problems. Ensure identified problems are well followed-up and thoroughly managed to avoid reoccurrence.Utilize various tools and techniques for estimating costs associated with a projectrogram including physical, financial and human capital costs. Integrate cost baselines from multiple projects (releases) into overall program cost budget. Refine projectrogram cost estimates and confirm funding sources. Monitor the actual cost of projectrogram versus the budget continuously. Defines and evaluate factors that may potentially cause cost changes. Conduct in-depth root cause analysis of projectrogram budget.Develop and maintain productive working relationships with business owners, program sponsors, vendors and key clients. Provide strategic guidance and insight for projects that are mission or business critical. Communicate with leadership and business executives about the program portfolio, status and resource planning. Assess the effectiveness of the interaction and communication with the client team.Develop and distribute the schedule for delivery of product/service. Verify completeness of delivery package/documentation. Coordinate the transfer of the product/service. Initiate and execute project closure.Discuss team work progress and obst

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