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Portfolio Manager

Company: Cognizant
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

In healthcare, meeting next-generation consumer expectations means delivering whole-person care and creating unified experiences, across physical, digital and stakeholder silos. To achieve success, Cognizant helps organizations modernize foundational IT infrastructure and move to an ecosystem-based operating model that prioritizes collaboration, agility and resilience while delivering the care experiences that consumers demand - anytime, anywhere.Our Healthcare team is looking for an Enterprise Project Management Office Lead for Strategic Portfolio Planning, Portfolio Performance Metrics, Portfolio Risk Management, and overall PMO Operations Excellence. Job Description

  • Lead portfolio planning and tracking of projects/programs across IT organization under Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) covering multiple functional towers (infra, application, security, telecom and business operations)
  • Develop and maintain the portfolio structure and roadmap including business case/effort/cost/capacity plans considering budgets/return on investment
  • Track and report on portfolio/program progress, actuals/forecast versus planned performance metrics/ROI; and track and manage risks
  • Establishes & report on continuous improvements to enhance the PMO and Portfolio management practices/processes and standards.
  • Lead and provide guidance to other PMO constituents leading programs/projects Roles & Responsibilities
    • Undertake portfolio planning to align project, program and portfolio activities with strategic objectives and business outcomes and maintain portfolio roadmap
    • Provide guidance, governance, prioritization criteria, standardized processes, and project portfolio management best practices, standards, tools and techniques
    • Establish the standards and governance for portfolio plans, effort/cost estimates/ ROI, budgets/forecast, financial analysis and capacity/resource management
    • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the consolidated portfolio components in order to balance the portfolio; and reporting on progress towards the achievement of strategic objectives
    • Undertakes identification and management of portfolio risk and facilitates decision making
    • Establishes and carries out communication with stakeholders; gathers stakeholder expectations; issue/risk management and establish overall program/portfolio reporting summary for leadership and detail reports/tracking with program/project team membersSkills:
      • Solid project management & Agile methodology skills
      • Budget/Financial Analysis, Capacity Planning & Resource Management skills
      • Knowledge/experience of Tools such as Jira, Clarity, Innotas, HP PPM , MS Project, MS Excel
      • Two or years experience in PMO / EPMO organization with similar portfolio management roles
      • Experience preferred in Healthcare Payer programs/portfolio; knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid domains and claims/enrollment/fulfillment/billing functional areas and platforms such as Facets
      • Superb communication - written and verbal, presentation skills and stakeholder management skillsCognizant will only consider applicants for this position who are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.

Keywords: Cognizant, Paterson , Portfolio Manager, Executive , Teaneck, New Jersey

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