Senior IT Project Manager

Centene Corporation Saint Louis, MO
Position Purpose:

Manage multiple large and complex technical and business oriented projects for the Information Technology organization

Establish client relationships, integrate requirement definition, plan projects, and direct resources ensuring corporate and IT project portfolio objectives are met

Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure project portfolios follow company and strategic priorities

Manages the project plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time, and quality parameters

Manage, coordinate and direct company and vendor project resources in the implementation of designed project objectives, solutions and deliverables

Develop, prepare and present project documentation, including project charter, project plans, status and other reporting documents in accordance with company standards.

Integrate project plans from multiple sources to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, and major milestones

Develop business requirements into a project charter and scope document, and manage projects through the entire project life cycle ensuring systems meet design standards and guidelines and are sensitive to performance needs of the organization

Partner with project sponsors and project teams to lead the definition of and evaluate client's technical and business requirements and develop approaches and solution alternatives with the project teams and stakeholders.

Mentor teams on best practices, process improvement and project management skills

Track and communicate with client, management and operating groups regarding project progress, status, risks, and issues. Lead resolution of issues and risks

Direct successful implementation of large, complex technology and business oriented projects or programs that may be large sized, cross-functional, involving several sub-projects with dependencies.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Services, Business or related field or relevant experience. 5 years of business and/or technology related project management experience. Demonstrated experience in managing programs or complex projects involving multiple projects and oversight of multiple project managers. Experience with development and reporting of project costs, and project financial analysis. Working Knowledge of various system development lifecycle methodologies including Waterfall and Agile. Adept at using documentation tools including MS Project PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Visio and industry standard project management tools.


PMP, Agile, and SCRUM certification(s) in related industry preferred.

As a government contractor, this position requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.