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Centene Corporation Strategic Program Consultant in Long Island City, New York

You could be the one who changes everything for our 24 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, multi-national Fortune 50 and rapidly growing organization, our mission is fueled by exceptional talent.

  • Do you have a passion for driving programs and projects?

  • Do you have a strong drive to a catalyst in moving initiatives forward?

  • Do you have a consultative approach to project and program management?

The Role:

As a Project Manager III, you will work under the guidance of senior and executive leadership as an internal consultant, helping to drive and consult on initiatives from start to finish. This position will take an active role in building and sustaining programs that support strategic and operations goals and will provide efficiencies locally and at the corporate level. The Project Manager III position is an opportunity for someone to grow professionally and sharpen their experience within the managed care industry.

Position Purpose:

Oversee operations, and business strategy utilizing cross-functional departments to meet strategic objectives

  • Manage the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment and closure.

  • Maintain detailed project documentation including meeting minutes, action items, issues lists and risk management plans

  • Provide leadership and effectively communicate project status to all stakeholders, may include written executive summaries

  • Negotiate with key stakeholders to identify resources, resolve issues, and mitigate risks

  • Coordinate cross-functional meetings with various functional areas to meet overall stakeholder expectations and company's objectives

  • Support adhoc projects and senior-level meetings through analysis, collaboration with multiple stakeholders, and clear written and verbal communication

  • Communicate with leadership across the organization regarding key initiatives


Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, related field, or equivalent experience. Master's degree preferred. 4+ years of project management and implementation or program management experience in a managed care or healthcare setting preferred. Proficient with MS Office applications and project management tools. Experience working with and leading diverse groups in matrix managed environments, and working directly with Senior/Executive leadership teams.


PMP, PgMP, or CAPM preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Strategic Program Consultant

LOCATION: Long Island City, New York

REQNUMBER: 1220888

COMPANY: Corporate & Professional services