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Agile Project Manager or Senior Agile Project Manager

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Recruiter: Jody Wilson
Hiring Manager: Pallavi Samant
Salary Grade: I-9
Work type: Regular
Location: United States
Categories: Information Technology, Project Management

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.

Our team is the power behind that promise. And there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it.

Our Information Services teams work with new technologies to design and implement highly scalable, complex integrations that improve usability and maximize performance. We are focused on collaborating with our internal and external customers – serving as trusted partners who deliver high-quality, effective solutions.

As a member of Team Blue, you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.

BCBSNE is happy to offer four work designations for our Omaha area employees: 100% in-office, Hybrid – 3 days in office, Hybrid – 2 days in office, 100% remote.

If choosing to work remote, this role can be located in one of the following states: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin.

As an Agile Project Manager you will be responsible for leading Agile teams/projects with minimal guidance. The Agile Project Manager facilitates our teams to reach our delivery, operations and infrastructure project goals by consistently applying Servant Leadership and facilitation skills. Focused on learning and applying Project Management techniques and principles with the goal of being able to successfully coordinate medium to large Agile Stable teams/mid-complex to complex projects. This role will partner with leaders and teams along with other members of the enterprise to ensure continued focus on the delivery of business value. This role may provide mentorship to Level I.

What you'll do:

  • Lead project/team planning and delivery activities, including but not limited to—backlog/scope definition and refinement, prioritization, planning, estimation, demos, retrospectives, and stand-ups
  • Work independently to assess, guide, coach, and mentor Product Owners, Development Teams, and Stakeholders to achieve higher levels of Agile maturity, self-organization, and performance
  • Partner with management to remove impediments, resolve conflicts and issues that occur to ensure project and program velocity
  • Proactively identify metrics & themes defined by leadership to measure Agile maturity and develop and execute plans to improve maturity
  • Demonstrate a high degree of accountability and commitment to assigned projects; drive projects toward successful completion; proactively identifying risks and mitigation plans, escalating where appropriate
  • Develop detailed project execution plans; track project progress, budget, milestones and quality; Effectively communicating to program and project stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Management to ensure they are aware of resource allocation needs and impact to project deliverables and overall project costs
  • Adhere to project and quality related processes in collaboration with fellow project managers and management
  • Remain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have the customer experience firmly as the focus

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience managing multiple projects/executed in various methodologies/or phases 
  • Demonstrated excellence in change management and coaching others
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build relationships at all levels of the enterprise including external vendors
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to multitask

The strongest candidates will possess:

  • Professional Certification(s): Project Management (CAPM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP), or Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Prior Health insurance industry experience

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.

Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting NebraskaBlue.com/Careers.

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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