Project Manager, Advisory

Avalere is seeking a Project Manager to join their Advisory Services.

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.

  • Defining, planning, and administering project management-related activities for multiple advisory services projects
  • Working with subject-matter experts, technical staff, vendors. partners, client teams, and others to ensure the operational and financial success of projects and programs under management
  • Managing projects by communicating scope, schedules, and deliverables from statements of work
  • Organizing and leading project status updates, preparing and distributing progress reports, and correcting deviations from plans
  • Monitoring project milestones and submit invoice requests
  • Developing project teams by holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work, managing interdependencies, leveraging organizational resources, and communicating progress and issues to management
  • Preparing scopes of work, change orders, budgets, timelines, and other business documents as required
  • Developing and maintaining a professional level of knowledge regarding Avalere’s and Inovalon’s services and products
  • Focusing on regular and timely delivery of value

Skills, Experience, and Other Job-Related Requirements

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven ability to initiate and drive projects through to completion
  • Confidence and ability to influence team members and business partners toward common goals
  • Superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively convey issues, reports, and other deliverables
  • Responsive, action-oriented approach to collaboration
  • Ability to build trust and cultivate relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem definition and resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple project teams in parallel
  • Project management skills: project initiation, project plan creation, resource allocation, time/schedule management, risk management, budget tracking, prioritization, status reporting
  • Knowledge of PMBOK/PMI project management principles and theories
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook skills
  • A positive, professional, and solution-oriented attitude

Experience Requirements

  • 4–6 years of experience managing projects/programs, with operational and financial responsibility
*Avalere is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.