First Data Sr Project Manager - Medicaid in Omaha, Nebraska

Position Description Overview

First Data Government Solutions is seeking a Senior Consultant with extensive experience in oversight/Project Management of QA/IV&V, PMO, Strategic Planning, Procurement, and Business Transformation/Change Management projects. Responsibilities include consulting, account management, project management, client satisfaction, people management, and strategic planning. This position is classified as Work From Home since the work will not be performed within First Data offices, but instead at the client worksite in the state of Nebraska. Job responsibilities could include, but not be limited to:

Job Responsibilities

  • IV&V Project Manager on the Nebraska Data Management & Analytics projects, applying project management (PMBOK) and IV&V methodologies, processes, and templates consistently

  • Interacts with the business stakeholders and subject matter experts in order to understand their problems and needs, develop the client relationship, and maintain First Data’s “trusted advisor” status

  • Must be able to grow the business just as successfully as delivering on an engagement. The individual must be comfortable operating both within scope, deliverables, responsibilities, and expectations and in the “grey” area when these things are not always defined

  • Mentor team members on areas of expertise.

  • Identify opportunities to improve the processes and quality of work products.

  • Responsible for completing tasks related to deliverables. These could include, but are not limited to, maintaining project work plans and schedule; conducting research, organizing and presenting findings, leading work sessions with clients and project team, and developing documentation using structured methodologies

  • Management of project delivery team

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data Network and Security Solutions provides a wide range of value-added technology solutions to financial institutions of all sizes, enterprise clients and small businesses. Network Solutions include Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) network services, such as STAR debit and ATM processing, and prepaid network services, including Valuelink, MoneyNetwork, Transaction Wireless, and Gyft. Security Solutions include best-in-class solutions such as TransArmor and TeleCheck, and our suite of advanced fraud prevention solutions. NSS also supports our other digital strategies including mobile payments and online and mobile banking

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree (preference for IT information management or public policy related degrees)

  • Preferred: Prior experience working in state health and human services agency/agencies, additional IT certifications (i.e. Scrum Master)

  • At least 8 years consulting or client engagement experience in several of the following areas: project management, IV&V, change management, strategic planning, business process improvement, governance, business intelligence, performance management, quality assurance, and procurement

  • Five (5) or more years of experience as Project Manager

  • Must be able to plan and facilitate presentations and client meetings, and guide the First Data and client Teams in developing required deliverables and work products

  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to adapt in the client environment to achieve desired results

  • Strategic thinking, complex problem solving

  • Executive presence, verbal and written communication skills, poise under pressure

  • Ability to make complex decisions and recommendations under limited direction and using high degree of initiative and independent judgment

  • PMP highly preferred

    First Data is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT) First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.

Job: *Government Consulting

Title: Sr Project Manager - Medicaid

Location: Nebraska-Omaha-Omaha-Remote

Requisition ID: 2342000