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Program Manager

  • 503925
  • PHOENIX
  • AHCCCS
  • Full-time

AHCCCS

The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), Arizona’s Medicaid agency, is driven by its mission to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective health care to Arizonans in need. AHCCCS is a nationally acclaimed model among Medicaid programs, and a recipient of multiple awards for excellence in workplace effectiveness and flexibility. Among government agencies, AHCCCS is recognized for high employee engagement and satisfaction, supportive leadership, and flexible work environments, including remote work opportunities. With career paths for seasoned professionals in a variety of fields, entry-level positions, and internship opportunities, AHCCCS offers meaningful career opportunities in a competitive industry. AHCCCS employees are passionate about their work, committed to high performance, and dedicated to serving the citizens of Arizona.

PROJECT MANAGER

Posting Details:

Salary: $60,354 - $68,000  

Grade: 22

Job Summary:

The Division of Fee for Service Management (DFSM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as Project Manager. This position will lead project management efforts for the Division of Fee For Service Management (DFSM), including cross-agency projects and initiatives. This includes developing, managing, and implementing operational frameworks and infrastructure for the division. This position will primarily work from home with some in-office meetings and on-site duties being required.

Job Duties:

The Division of Fee for Service Management (DFSM) is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team as Project Manager. This position will lead project management efforts for the Division of Fee For Service Management (DFSM), including cross-agency projects and initiatives. This includes developing, managing, and implementing operational frameworks and infrastructure for the division. This position will primarily work from home with some in-office meetings and on-site duties being required.
Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Lead and implement strategic planning of DFSM projects and initiatives

• Convene teams to ensure implementation of cross-agency projects and initiatives that include participation from agency divisions and AHCCCS executive staff.

• Lead, participate and coordinate meetings with internal and external attendees to achieve completion of project coordination and assignments.

• Prepare statistical and narrative reports, special studies, presentations, research projects, concept/white papers, and development of recommendations.

• Make presentation to AHCCCS management and /or others as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

• Knowledge of AHCCCS core business processes, goals and understanding of the health care delivery system.

• Strong ability to develop, organize, coordinate, and evaluate complex issues related to project planning, management, and political environment.

• Strong skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and strong interpersonal relations with all levels of internal and external stakeholders; ability to leverage partnerships, work with differing opinions, steer others toward solutions and bring about compromise and consensus.

• Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills, especially on multifaceted division-wide issues and ability to facilitate meetings with a wide variety of audiences.

• Ability to coordinate multiple projects, keeping on task and meeting deadlines; ability to develop a work plan and anticipate all work steps including potential issues.

• Superior organizational skills, ability to use a variety of tools including, but not limited to Gantt charts, decision matrices, and risk assessments.

Selective Preference(s):

• The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Three to five years project management experience and/or experience in the design, development and administration of healthcare programs.

• A Master’s degree in public health, public administration or health-related field may substitute for one year of required experience.

Benefits:

At AHCCCS, we promote the importance of work/life balance by offering workplace flexibility and a variety of learning and career development opportunities. Among the many benefits of a career with the State of Arizona, there are 10 paid holidays per year, accrual of sick and annual leave, affordable medical benefits and participation in the Arizona State Retirement Plan.

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

Contact Us:

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-417-4497.
Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.