Project Manager - Assistant Project Director
Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Northrop Grumman
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Direct all phases of programs from inception through completion. Responsible for the cost, schedule and technical performance of company programs or subsystems of major programs. Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. Establishes design concepts, criteria and engineering efforts for product research, development, integration and test. Develops new business or expands the product line with the customer. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. Directs the work of employees assigned to the program from technical, manufacturing and administrative areas.
The candidate will be in direct communication with the project director and will be able to communicate with the CMS project officer. The Assistant Project Manager/Assistant Project Director will work in adjunct with the Project Manager 3/Project Director and will be capable of handling day-to-day operations of the project and the financial aspect of the review contract in the absence of the Project Manager 3/Project Director.
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Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study with a minimum of five (5) years project management experience overseeing mid-to- large projects, budgets, and staff;
Supervisory/Managerial experience related to the performance of medical documentation reviews;
US Citizenship or Permanent Residency (Green Card holder) required in order to obtain and maintain Position of Public Trust clearance
Preferable three (3) or more years working in Medicaid and/or CHIP at a state or national level; experience should include working with states' claims processing systems and/or the medical review process;
The incumbent shall have at least one of the following certifications:
Is a registered health information administrator;
Is a registered health information technologist; and c. Is a certified professional coder.