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BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NEBRASKA Associate Agile Project Manager in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

Job no: 495239Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company; we exist to be there for people in the best and hardest moments of their lives.Our team is the power behind that promise. And, as the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there's no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us in delivering on it!As a member of Team Blue, you'll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career and make a powerful impact in our community.As aAssociate Agile Project Manager..You will be responsible for leading Agile teams/projects independently. The Agile Project Manager facilitates our teams to reach our delivery, operations and infrastructure project goals by consistently applying Servant Leadership and facilitation skills. Focused on learning and applying Project Management techniques and principles with the goal of being able to successfully coordinate several Agile Stable teams/projects. This role will partner with direct leaders and teams along with other members of the enterprise to ensure continued focus on the delivery of business value.What you'll do:Facilitate project/team planning and delivery activities, including but not limited to-backlog/scope definition and refinement, prioritization, planning, estimation, demos, retrospectives, and stand-upsPartner with management to remove impediments, resolve conflicts and issues that occur to ensure project and program velocityMonitor metrics defined by the leadership to measure, develop and execute plans to improve maturityDevelop detailed project execution plans; track project progress, budget, milestones and quality; Effectively communicating to program and project stakeholdersCollaborate with Management to ensure they are aware of resource allocation needs and impact to project deliverables and overall project costsAdhere to project and quality related processes in collaboration with fellow project managers and managementRemain flexible to changing priorities, open to new ideas and have the customer experience firmly as the focusTo be considered for this position, you must have:Bachelors degree1+ years of demonstrated experience managing multiple projects/executed in various methodologies/or phasesDemonstrated excellence in change management and coaching othersMust possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to build relationships at all levels of the enterprise including external vendorsHighly organized with strong attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to multitaskThe strongest candidates will possess:Professional Certification(s): Project Management (CAPM), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Project Management Professional (PMP), or Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)Prior Health insurance industry experienceAn equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for this requirement.Learn more about what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting NebraskaBlue.com/Careers.We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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