Premise Health is the world's leading direct healthcare provider and one of the largest digital providers in the country, serving over 11 million eligible lives across more than 2,500 of the largest commercial and municipal employers in the U.S. Premise partners with its clients to offer fully connected care - in-person and in the digital environment. It operates more than 800 onsite and nearsite wellness centers in 45 states and Guam, delivering care through the Digital Wellness Center and onsite, nearsite, mobile, and event solutions.
Premise delivers value by simplifying complexity and breaking down barriers to give diverse member populations access to convenient, integrated, high-quality care. We offer more than 30 products, delivering the breadth and depth of care required to serve organizations' total populations. The result is healthcare that meets the needs of members and their families, helping them live healthier while lowering costs for organizations.
Premise offers a wide range of dynamic, purpose-driven career opportunities. We are currently looking for a Sr. Project Manager, Security to join our team.
About the role:
This position resides formally within the Enterprise PMO, while being fully dedicated from a workforce perspective to supporting the Enterprise Security Department. Overall this role will have equal parts general program management duties as it will specific project management oversight. Serving as the organization's first wholly dedicated Security Project Manager the role will have two primary accountabilities.
The first accountability will be working closely with Security departmental leadership (CISO, Security VP/AVP roles) to understand the current project and initiative demands on the security teams today and assume traditional project management oversight for those variety of activities. In this capacity the role will closely with senior level Security leadership from an overall program management perspective to provide insight on program resourcing, prioritization, and ability to execute according to defined timelines. This will incorporate not only defined project efforts, but also lifecycle program maturity and growth initiatives to ensure they are meeting the defined growth and maturity timeline expectations. This team member will require significant demonstrated security expertise and background in understanding concepts covering security compliance, penetration testing, application security, network/systems security, data protection, identity access management principles and protocols, vendor risk management, vulnerability management, etc.
The second accountability will be working within the established Enterprise PMO department to understand enterprise-wide demand, diversity and priority of projects, and anticipated projects currently in planning and/or proposal phases. With that understand this role will be expected to directly represent where Security involvement will be required, and the capacity of those Security teams to participate. This role will also have direct exposure and participation in globally prioritized efforts such as merger and acquisition integration activities.
This team member will need to be able to understand both traditional and emergent-technology oriented Security concepts, technologies, and governing compliance and regulatory mandates. The team member will then require the skills to translate complex highly technical concepts to non-technical audiences to establish support and advocacy for the initiatives under management.
In addition to this role's primary areas of accountability, the ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated interest in furthering their knowledge and skillset regarding security technologies within the organization. This role will provide the opportunity for in-depth technical exposure to, and participation in, exercises like cyber range incident response, penetration-testing methodology, implementation and operationalization of new and cutting-edge security technologies, security automation and orchestration efforts, buildout of identity infrastructures, etc.
Work daily and directly with Security departmental senior leadership in a program-management oriented capacity to evaluate existing departmental workload, prioritization, and resourcing; and deliver program resourcing and feasibility briefings and recommendations to that leadership group
Interview and work with the distinct managers within each security workstream to wholly understand their current workloads and priorities, and identify areas where direct project management support will be most beneficial
Work within the Enterprise PMO to advocate for security inclusion and participation as appropriate; and be able to distinguish which specific security functions require primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of involvement
Act as a PMO liaison to the security department, educating those teams on status and resource demands coming into the Security function from across multiple distinct departments
Work closely with Security departmental leadership to evaluate and mature the organizational metrics and reporting programs, and assume primary accountability for construction, management, and delivery of a variety of reports
Participate in technical deep-dives into highly complex technical security projects in order to understand complex technical, vendor, or resource capacity dependencies, both within security projects and amongst those that intersect with security initiatives
Consult with and provide advisory directly to the CISO and CIO on security efforts requiring heavy-lift assistance from other technology teams to operationalize, and ensure that operational resources on all teams are aligned on priority, level of effort, and delivery timeline requirements.
Assist CISO and departmental leadership in developing program roadmaps, budgetary projections, and board level reporting requirements
Responsible for work streams to develop new services and programs to meet client or business specific needs.
May coordinate external vendors, personnel from multiple lines of service and information technology systems resources.
Strategically and tactfully determine resolutions to issues as they arise with limited direction. Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Manages risks and mitigations accordingly.
Lead, manage and facilitate concurrent projects, while remaining flexible with changing priorities, timeframes and scope of services required.
Ability to function in a collaborative consultative work environment, with matrixed teams and workgroups cross-organizationally and cross-functionally.
May assist Senior Project Manager and leadership as requested as well as support activities with the Enterprise Project Management team
Strong time management, organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to interface professionally with all levels of management, and the ability to work with multiple personality types to facilitate cooperation both within the company and with clients.
Facilitate the development and implementation of detailed reports to keep key stake holders up to date on progress, issues and outcomes.
Explore and implement a variety of best practices and standardized processes to ensure operational efficiency and scalability.
Demonstrate strong professional written and verbal communication skills when interacting with customers (internal and external) and on behalf of Premise Health.
Ability to interface professionally with clients and all levels of management, and the ability to work with multiple personality types to facilitate cooperation both within the company and with clients.
Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience
PMP or ACP Certification or willingness to obtain within one year of employment.
Other desired certifications include Scrum Master, Six Sigma Green belt, ITIL Foundations, CompTIA Security+, any security technology certifications
CISSP, or written willingness to obtain it within a mutually agreed upon timeframe
At least 5 years' project management experience leading small to medium projects including all phases of project life cycle
At least 2 years' directly supporting security projects or initiatives
Experience applying project management and/or software development methodologies and practices, including developing a project plan, charter, scope, project management approach and management plans, such as the statement of work, cost estimates, schedule, to a wide range of work activities, including health center or pharmacy implementations, operations, IT, software development, and process design.
Experience working on cross-functional teams and indirectly managing teams across business units.
Experience establishing & maintaining relationships with individuals at various levels of the organization, such as peers, internal/external stakeholders, business partners, senior level managers. Experience resolving conflicts within a team as issues arise.
Experience presenting and reporting on project plans to appropriate stakeholders, executives and senior management.
Knowledge and Skills:
Experience utilizing project management software and other standard project management scheduling tools, such as MS Project and ServiceNow
Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation development, meeting facilitation, agenda/minutes creation/documentation, and other communication development preferred.
Intermediate level skill with the following toolsets
MS Office Suite
Video conferencing tools (Zoom, etc.)
Collaboration Tools (Sharepoint, Teams, etc.)
Work-life balance is at the foundation of how decisions are made and where Premise is headed. We can only help people get, stay, and be well if we do the same for ourselves. In addition to competitive pay, Premise offers benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation time, a company-sponsored wellness program, and much more our talent acquisition team will be happy to share with you.
Premise Health is an equal opportunity employer; we value inclusion, and we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
To support Premise Health's commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of our team members, clients and patients, we are requiring all new team members to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine*, except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted. Should you be offered and accept a position with Premise Health, you will be required to provide your proof of vaccination in the form of your CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process.