Job Description

Project Mgr III Exchange

Location Remote, United States

Primary Job Function Project Management Office

ID** 27261

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at

The primary Key Accountabilities of the job at this level is performed:

  • Manages a very large, complex project or set of medium-sized projects, as a well experienced project manager. These projects involve multiple technologies and significant complexity, visibility/priority, and risk to the business
  • Plans, tracks, and manages to success the projects they are assigned
  • Coordinates with tech and business groups in establishing project scope, forecasts, and requirements/specifications gathering
  • Facilitates the relationship between stakeholders and project team to ensure accuracy of functional requirements/specifications for handoff to development and QA teams.
  • May lead the development of RFI/RFP process
  • Conducts feasibility, risk, regulatory compliance, and ROI analyses for proposed projects as needed. Presents recommendations related to project feasibility
  • Develops project plans. Manages resources, project schedule, and budget to meet deliverables. Tracks and reports key project metrics
  • Actively manages the execution of the project, including assigning work to project staff, managing project scope and finances, and ensuring the quality of deliverables
  • Leads feedback sessions, such as post-mortems and/or retrospectives
  • Interfaces with customers and management to manage expectations, provide status updates on project, and discuss concerns. Accountable for ensuring resolution of concerns/issues
  • May provide input to manager on staff performance relating to technology, but does not prepare or deliver reviews
  • Provides coaching around Agile frameworks and best practices for feature/project delivery and/or coaches team members on traditional project management approaches, when needed
  • Identifies, tracks, and removes impediments for feature/project and team success
  • Manages the Project Transitions


  • Establishes project resource requirements during the lifecycle of various projects; reallocates resources as needed
  • Proactively manages potential conflicts between quality, timeline, and cost considerations
  • Identifies and leads the management and resolution of risks, issues, and change controls encountered during the program and develops mitigation strategies to address them
  • Identifies vague, undefined business needs, working to determine how to best address them
  • Capable of helping users identify, develop, and plan for their current and future technology needs
  • Develops and facilitates change management strategies related to their project(s) to ensure delivery is optimized
  • May lead the assessment of the technical and economic feasibility of proposed solutions, uncluding ROI and other financial analyses.
  • Works independently, typically only receiving oversight and direction during critical decision points or issues in the project
  • Determines a course of action to resolve most project related problems and updates team members
  • Selects tools, frameworks, and methodologies for projects, within established guidelines
  • Designs the optimal project or program team structure and roles that will ensure the delivery of project results
  • May lead negotiations with vendors and managing vendors in their work
  • Negotiates and commits to deliverables with business partner(s) and project team


  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of experience or Master’s degree and 4+ years of experience required
  • Degree in Business or related field preferred
  • PMP/Agile certification required, or the commitment to achieve certification within 12 months in the role

Job Related Experience & Skills:

  • Six plus years of experience
  • Possesses expertise in project management methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Requires financial acumen to provide leadership on project estimation and budgeting
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge multiple technologies, development methods and systems, and a solid understanding of programming languages
  • Has an extensive understanding of business areas, their key success factors and objectives
  • Understands technical and architectural considerations in order to effectively factor them into planning, decisions, and recommendations.