Project Manager in Kansas City, MO at Maximus

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

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Job Description

This is a Bid requisition. 
Job Description Summary

The Project Manager is responsible for the execution of the overall operation of the assigned project(s), overall performance to contract requirements, and MAXIMUS quality and performance. The Project Manager will oversee all contract administrative functions including budget, financial controls and human resources.

•Establishes and maintains relationships with representatives of client agencies, stakeholders, and community organizations to promote and develop MAXIMUS services
•Represents MAXIMUS and the project in external meetings and forums
•Develops and maintains comprehensive knowledge of programs, MAXIMUS services, and project operations
•Oversees the development of proposals and pricing for amendments and new work
•Identifies new business opportunities
•Ensures project compliance with all applicable corporate, contract, state and federal requirements and regulations
•Provides executive management of the project's financial plan and forecast
•Develops performance goals and objectives for direct reports and monitors the achievement of those goals
•Other duties as may be assigned by corporate management


•Preferred Masters’ degree, from an accepted and accredited college or university, in an appropriate field (i.e., MBA, MPA or MHA);
•Have at least six (6) years of management experience in healthcare administration and management;
•Demonstrate leadership ability;
•Have in-depth working knowledge of Managed Care, Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and low income populations; and
•Be knowledgeable of Missouri health care, social services, geographic and demographic environments.
•Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
•Excellent people management skills
•Strong client management skills
•Computer literate and information systems aptitude
•Strong communicator. Advisory, persuasive abilities, coaching and mentoring
•At least six years of experience in a senior management position in a health or human services-related field managing a large staff (250+ FTEs)
•Knowledge of Medicaid or Children’s health care, and/or human services programs preferred. Health and Human Services public sector, outreach experience, program experience, and proven manager of large complex organizations
•Proven ability with operational processes and working with community groups


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Ensure project compliance with all operational requirements of the contract as well as corporate policies.
- Manage Customer Service and Outreach Programs.
- Manage direct reports and the cost- effective operation of all project tasks.
- Supervise subcontractors that provide services to program.
- Oversee audits of operations.
- Produce monthly Service Level Agreement (SLA) report for client, as well as ad hoc reporting.
- Collaborate with other Managers to ensure effective coordination of activities.
- Develop and implement operational policies and procedures in collaboration with other key stakeholders.
- Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients and other external entities.
- Oversee the development and implementation of innovative methodologies to improve service levels and overall operation efficiency.
- Supervise the project’s quality assurance and training programs as well as corrective actions to ensure compliance.
- Monitor performance against key indicators established internally or by the clients.
- Generate solutions to issues or complex problems.
- Develop performance goals and objectives for staff, and monitor achievement of those goals.
- Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience considered in lieu of degree. 
- Minimum 3 years of management experience, 5 years of related experience.
- Able to manage large-scale operations, including single or multiple sites.
- Proven ability with operational analyses, processes and performance indicators.
- Capable of performing comfortably in a fast- paced, deadline-oriented work environment.
- Strong client management skills.
- Able to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously.
- Excellent organization, written and verbal communication skills.
- Capable of working as a team member as well as independently.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
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