Project Manager

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Assures the ultimate success of assigned projects by leading the effort from the definition of business need to successful implementation, using industry standard techniques and tools.


 Essential Functions:

·         Forms and leads a team of all functional stakeholders (including vendors) required for project governance, assigns individual  responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, and develops schedule to ensure timely completion of project

·         Manages multiple concurrent initiatives of various scale and priority levels across multiple lines of business

·         Initiates project activities, including defining the project purpose, scope and desired timetables; develops corporate resource and cost estimates; and monitors and, if appropriate, participates in project activities

·         Develops and updates project plans, including key milestones and deliverables

·         Communicates project status, risks and other issues to assigned staff, different levels of management and other stakeholders and makes appropriate recommendations throughout the project lifecycle

·         Facilitates and documents project meetings and problem solving sessions

·         Elicits requirements from business and technical stakeholders, documents and validates captured requirements

·         Develops test cases to validate requirements against as built design

·         Executes test cases and works with development team to remediate defects

·         Oversees project implementation into production following all necessary change control proceduresPerforms a post-implementation review to assure that all project goals were met and all activities completed

  • Performs other duties as assigned



·         BS/BA degree or AS degree and equivalent experience

·         Formal project management training from a PMI REP(Registered Education Provider) or through college level courses and demonstrated successful project management experience

·         Accomplished organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and leadership skills at all levels

·         Attention to detail and accuracy

·         Proficient in MS Office and working knowledge of MS Project or equivalent

·         Ability to work with Information Technology issues as part of a team in a fast paced environment


Work Environment / Physical Demands:

§  Normal Office Environment.

§  Extended hours expected when project directive dictates


Attendance Requirements:

  • 40-hour workweek (M-F) as assigned and additional hours as required



Management may add or change the duties of the position at any time at its discretion

Type: Full-time

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Delta Dental of Rhode Island

Delta Dental of Rhode Island is the state’s leading dental insurer, administering dental benefits for nearly 613,000 members. Headquartered in Providence, we remain a symbol of strength and stability in the local dental insurance arena.

Our strength is evidenced by the fact that 96% of our customers said they were satisfied or very satisfied with our overall performance last year. And, 98% said they were satisfied with the quality of their treatment.

For more than 50 years, Delta Dental has provided affordable dental insurance to employers, individuals and families across the country. As the nation’s largest, most experienced dental benefits carrier, Delta Dental serves more than 73 million Americans with dental coverage. Delta Dental provides dental coverage to more than 139,000 groups nationwide.

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