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Project Manager, South San Francisco, CA

Organization: Health Plan of San Mateo
Category: Project Manager
Location: South San Francisco, CA
Date Job Posted: January 10, 2020
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The Health Plan of San Mateo (HPSM), a managed care health plan, seeks a full time Project Manager to provide operational and analytical support for small to medium size projects. One of the projects would be Project Management of HPSM Business Continuity. Assignments will be conducted by the incumbent with some degree of independence.

The essential duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Take lead, or assist, to investigate or to launch potential projects as directed relating to agency policy and operational initiatives across all product lines.
  • Provide operational and analytical support for cross-departmental activities under all lines of business.
  • Manage and develop relationships
  • Develop and implement work plans; identify appropriate resources for tasks and determine appropriate workflows and outcomes.
  • Facilitate and document meetings; communicate complicated information in an organized and easy-to-understand manner.
  • Conduct analysis of data and situations; solve problems to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ensure timely completion of all deliverables.
  • Provide training to staff as appropriate.
  • Manage vendor relationships and analyze vendor performance.
  • Define project success criteria and measure/report progress.
  • Research issues related to assigned projects, including regulatory compliance, to identify their impact on the plan.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of local, state, and national health issues affecting publicly funded health care organizations and HPSM.
  • Professionally represent HPSM at internal and external meetings as directed by the Business Systems Integration Supervisor
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Two (2) years’ experience working in project management, preferably in a health care or managed care environment. Bachelor’s degree in health care or related field experience required. Master’s degree in a related field is a plus.

Knowledge of:

Personal computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Principles, practices and trends of project management and business administration. Application of statistical methods to manage analysis. Principles of organization and administration.

Ability to:

Work cooperatively with others. Work as part of a team and support team decisions. Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Adapt to changes in requirements/priorities for daily and specialized tasks.
Work with information technology and demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, Visio, Access and PowerPoint. Gather, interpret, analyze, evaluate and present a variety of management analysis data. Perform complex data analysis using Excel. Evaluate information and reach valid conclusions; define problem areas. Prepare reports supporting recommendations in a clear and logical format. Manage multiple projects simultaneously. Initiate, plan and complete work assignments with minimum supervision. Work effectively as part of a team across organizational structure. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting Compensation Range: - Depending on Experience

Benefits Information: Excellent benefits package offered, including HPSM paid premiums for employee’s Medical, Dental and Vision coverage. Employee pays a small portion of the dependent premiums (5%) for medical and dental benefits. Additional HPSM benefits include fully paid life, AD&D, and LTD insurance; retirement plan (HPSM contributes equivalent of 10% of annual compensation); holiday and vacation pay; tuition reimbursement plan; onsite fitness center and more.

How to Apply

Application Process: To apply, submit a resume and cover letter with salary expectations to: Health Plan of San Mateo, Human Resources Department, 801 Gateway Blvd., Suite 100, South San Francisco, CA 94080 or via email: or via fax: (650) 616-8039. File by: Continuous until filled. The Health Plan of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages minority candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

Submissions without a Cover Letter and Salary Expectations may not be considered.

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