IT Project Manager, Director
Chicago, IL, United States

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely—70.3% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2017. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016 and 2017, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian, and our CEO was number one on Glassdoor’s 2015 Highest-Rated CEOs for Small and Medium Companies. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing

Evolent Health is looking for an Director to join our Project Management team. The Director will manage a diverse portfolio of complex strategic initiatives spanning Health Plan Services IT. The Director will manage the entire lifecycle of the project from Planning to Closing. The Director will develop and employ standard templates and processes of the Project Management office. Typical projects include the implementation of new vendors, leading automation efforts, and system migrations or upgrades.

  • This position is responsible for a portfolio of highly complex projects in support of Health Plan Services initiatives. Projects may be related to IT initiatives, change management, and other projects that align to the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Define a scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Manage project meetings with a geographically diverse organization.
  • Develop and execute project plans across various groups within the organization and with external business partners and maintain necessary documents, including but not limited to project plans, issues and action logs, status reporting, and risk mitigation.
  • Contribute to the development of the Project Management office organization through thought leadership and contribute to the tools and template library.
  • Drive all projects to on time delivery and achievement of desired cost savings or return on investment targets.
  • Support business areas when roadblocks are encountered and aid in successful removal of obstacles (escalating where appropriate).
  • Perform project closing activities to ensure a seamless transition to business owners in addition to gathering lessons learned for continuous improvement.
  • Location is Chicago based but qualified candidates with the ability to travel 10-25% will also be considered.


The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 8 – 10 years of project management experience in healthcare
  • Proven ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint and Project
  • Extremely strong collaboration skills, having demonstrated an ability to identify, communicate and manage risks in a dynamic environment


Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Experience working on a virtual team
  • Experience with budgets, forecasts and workforce projections
  • Master’s degree


Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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