Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager
Job ID: 664566
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: Quality Improvement
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219



UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Project Manager to help support the Quality Improvement Department for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position.


The successful candidate will provide internal direction, leadership, and accountability for project management efforts among operations as well as across the system. Define project objectives and measures to be tracked by the responsible business owners, and develop and maintain detailed project plans.


  • Assist team members in resolving project problems, escalates issues when necessary, and facilities decision-making.
  • Assist with achieving Operations division strategic goals as well as system strategic goals.
  • Assure quality of information through business case and application level testing; validate test results to initial business needs.
  • Develop and implement key metrics to measure and report on progress of initiatives.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, this includes utilizing standard project documentation and methodology and project tracking and reporting procedures.
  • Develop cross-functional, change management and implementation strategies; ensure that all of the participating parties have committed to effective implementation of the processes and procedures.
  • Identify trends and process improvement opportunities across departments within operations.
  • Monitor operating performance against regional and national benchmarks.
  • Perform cost/benefit analysis
  • Provide concise and timely status reporting as required
  • Work with other managers to achieve efficiencies across integration of projects.


  • Bachelors degree in business, mathematics, statistics, health care, management, or related business field required.
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience. Masters degree preferred (Four+ years experience will be considered).
  • Experience in health care insurance or health care industry preferred.
  • Prior experience managing projects within a Health Insurance environment is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills required, including Access, Excel, Microsoft Project, and other pertinent computer software packages.
  • Strong management, problem solving, organizational, and communication skills (oral and written) are required.
  • Excellent Project Management skills along with effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform planning for large initiatives/projects, managing all tasks required to providing services to meet client and business needs within budget and targeted deadlines.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $30.89 to $52.76

Union Position: No

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