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The Cigna Group IT Project Management Senior Advisor - Evernorth Health Services -Hybrid in St. Louis, Missouri

The Cigna Group is seeking a seasoned IT Project Management Senior Advisor to join our Global Intake Planning and Delivery (GIPD) team to support strategic project planning for Global Infrastructure & Operations (GIO.) Please note, candidates must be local to one of the following office locations:

  • Morris plains, NJ

  • Bloomfield, CT

  • Philadelphia, PA

  • Bloomington, MN

  • St. Louis, MO

Specific Areas of Responsibility:

  • Ensures projects are delivered on time and within budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meet stakeholder expectations

  • May manage and direct one or more project teams, establishes role expectations for all Global Infrastructure & Operations project team members, and provides performance feedback to project team members’ managers

  • Understands project objectives, business and customer impacts, and provides context to GIO project team members to ensure alignment of priority and critical decisions throughout the project lifecycle

  • Applying industry standard project management processes and methodologies to track and report progress

  • Responsible for the quality and timely delivery of all project artifacts

  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts schedules and resources to meet project needs

  • Manages work across teams in standard toolsets, manages budgets as needed; facilitates and keeps teams focused on critical path

  • Evaluates and effectively communicates project progress results, risks issues, and needs

  • Validates forecast and provides on-going reconciliation of resource plan

  • Closely collaborates with team members to successfully execute development initiatives using Agile practices and principles

  • Participates in large-scale development projects involving multiple areas outside of core team

  • Demonstrates value based decision making and Agile principles across teams

  • Shares knowledge and experience to contribute to growth of overall team capabilities

  • Participates in the deployment, change, configuration, management, administration and maintenance of deployment process and systems

Qualifications:

  • Successful candidates are strong planners, have solid facilitation skills, and an ability to build and maintain strong and positive relationships

  • 6+ years of related work experience as a project team member, including 2 or more years in a project leadership position, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Prior experience supporting IT infrastructure and/ or a background in application projects highly preferred

  • Demonstrated experience working on enterprise level projects required

  • Candidates are able to demonstrate ownership of their assignments, confidence in leading others, and ability to maintain focus of delivery from inception to successful implementation

  • Skills that are strongly needed are critical thinking, analytical and curious mindset, and technically savvy.

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills is a must; ability to present complex technical ideas to cross-functional audiences, business implications/priorities to technical teams, and can bring project challenges to management’s attention effectively

  • Project Management or Agile certifications a plus (PMP, ITIL, Six Sigma, Scrum, RTE)

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

About Evernorth Health Services

Evernorth Health Services, a division of The Cigna Group, creates pharmacy, care and benefit solutions to improve health and increase vitality. We relentlessly innovate to make the prediction, prevention and treatment of illness and disease more accessible to millions of people. Join us in driving growth and improving lives.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

The Cigna Group has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

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