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Project Consultant

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama 35244

Department Overview

The Corporate Strategy Department facilitates the development, maintenance, measurement and communication of our corporate strategy, assists in aligning divisional strategies to the corporate strategy, communicates industry-wide best practices, and provides decision-makers the subject matter expertise, research and analysis needed to support the mission of Blue Cross. Corporate Strategy works with all areas of the company to help address complex issues and break them down into actionable ideas.

Primary Responsibilities

The Project Consultant assists with various functions within the Office of Strategy and Project Management to support corporate initiatives which include:

  • Planning, organizing and coordinating the efforts of delivering continuous improvement services requested by Corporate Management in support of the corporate vision, mission, critical issues, tactics, goals and objectives
  • Providing support to all divisions and departments of the Company and interacting with associates at all levels
  • Utilizing department accepted and standard project management methodology
  • Leading projects through the phases of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing
  • Staying knowledgeable of project management techniques and ongoing initiatives throughout the organization
  • Directing efforts of other supporting resources related to projects
  • Planning and directing the activities to apply knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to meet project requirements
  • Following standard project management methodology and adaptation of the plan to address concerns and expectations of impacted areas of the Company
  • Serving in a project leadership role and being an important part of creating a favorable and productive environment
  • Supporting multiple projects at one time
  • Accomplishing the above tasks with minimal supervision and works independently


Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Business, Engineering, or related field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Project Management Institute (PMI) certification, or willingness to obtain a PMI PMP certification within one year of hiring
  • 3 years of experience in a similar position and/or proven experience managing enterprise level projects according to assigned responsibilities
  • Experience in a position leading projects to improve workflow/productivity
  • Experience using project management techniques and tools
  • Experience using Microsoft (MS) Project, MS Office, or similar applications
  • Experience with project scope, budget, and resource planning, scheduling, tracking and reporting
  • Experience with project risk and issue management
  • Experience interacting with all levels of staff internal and external
  • Experience in a position interpreting, and communicating information orally and written
  • Knowledge of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama's key business processes, including an understanding of the Company’s structure and culture preferred
  • Experience analyzing business processes and identifying solutions preferred
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) sponsored training preferred

** Willing to fill at a higher level based on experience. **


Posted: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-24

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