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Project Manager, Advisory

LOCATION: Washington, DC
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: No travel required
<p>Avalere Health is a strategic advisory company whose core purpose is to create innovative solutions to complex healthcare problems. Based in Washington, DC, the firm delivers actionable insights, business intelligence tools, and custom analytics for leaders in healthcare business and policy. Avalere’s experts span 230 staff drawn from Fortune 500 healthcare companies, the federal government (e.g., CMS, OMB, CBO, and the Congress), top consultancies, and nonprofits. The firm offers deep substance on the full range of healthcare business issues affecting the Fortune 500 healthcare companies. As an Inovalon company (Nasdaq: INOV), Avalere’s focus on strategy is supported by outstanding data analytics that generate unique insights and meaningful business improvement. Through events, publications, and interactive programs, Avalere insights are accessible to a broad range of customers.</p> <p>Avalere is seeking a <strong>Project Manager, Advisory</strong> to join us!&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Responsibilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Define, plan, and administer project management–related activities for multiple advisory services projects</li> <li>Work with subject matter experts (SMEs), technical staff, vendors/partners, client teams, and others to ensure the operational and financial success of projects and programs under management</li> <li>Manage projects by communicating scope, schedules, and deliverables from statements of work</li> <li>Organize and lead project status updates, prepare and&nbsp;distribute progress reports, and correct deviations from plans</li> <li>Monitor project milestones and submit invoice requests</li> <li>Develop project teams by holding&nbsp;teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work,&nbsp;managing interdependencies, leveraging organizational resources and communicating progress and issues to management</li> <li>Prepare scopes of work, change orders, budgets, timelines, and other business documents as required</li> <li>Develop and maintain a&nbsp;professional level of knowledge regarding Avalere’s and Inovalon’s services and products</li> <li>Focus on regular and timely&nbsp;delivery of value</li> </ul> <p><strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>Qualifications:</strong></p> <ul> <li>4-6 plus years of experience managing projects/programs, with operational and financial responsibility</li> <li>Excellent attention to detail</li> <li>Proven ability to initiate and drive projects through to completion</li> <li>Confidence and ability to influence team members and business partners toward common goals</li> <li>Superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables</li> <li>Responsive, action-oriented approach to collaboration</li> <li>Ability to build trust and cultivate relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders</li> <li>Problem definition and resolution skills</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to manage multiple project teams in parallel</li> <li>Project Management skills: project initiation, project plan creation, resource allocation, time/schedule management, risk management, budget tracking, prioritization, status reporting</li> <li>Knowledge of PMBOK/PMI project&nbsp;management principles and theories</li> <li>Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills</li> <li>A positive, professional, and solution-oriented attitude</li> </ul>

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