Senior Associate, Project Management Office

Avalere Health is seeking a Senior Associate to join our Project Management Office.

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.

  • Administering project management-related activities for multiple advisory services projects
  • Developing and maintaining project timelines and tracking documents across a portfolio of projects
  • Monitoring achievement of projects toward financial and delivery metrics
  • Regularly communicating with project team members, finance team, and leaders regarding project status
  • Working closely with the finance team to resolve invoicing issues and facilitate timely communications with clients
  • Ensuring that any deviations from project plans are effectively communicated and addressed
  • Supporting creation of business and process documents as required
  • Supporting operations and growth of the PMO through development of new processes and procedures that facilitate innovation
  • Developing familiarity with suite of Avalere and Inovalon’s services and products
  • Maintain compliance with Inovalon’s policies, procedures, and mission statement
  • Adhering to all confidentiality and HIPAA requirements as outlined within Inovalon’s operating policies and procedures in all ways and at all times with respect to any aspect of the data handled or services rendered in the undertaking of the position
  • Fulfilling those responsibilities and duties that may be reasonably provided by Inovalon for the purpose of achieving operational and financial success of the company
  • Upholding responsibilities relative to the separation of duties for applicable processes and procedures within your job function

We reserve the right to change this job description from time to time as business needs dictate and will provide notice of such.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Sedentary work (i.e., sitting for long periods of time)
  • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or negligible amount of force
  • Frequently or constantly lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects and repetitive motions
  • Subject to inside environmental conditions
  • Travel for this position is required

Skills, Experience, and Other Job-Related Requirements

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

Skill Requirements

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, take direction, and work independently
  • Experience working in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining positive relationships with colleagues to achieve solutions-oriented goals
  • Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to meet tight deadlines; flexibility to handle a variety of tasks and shift priorities simultaneously
  • A positive, professional, and solution-oriented attitude
  • Knowledge of PMBOK/PMI project management principles and theories a plus

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant professional experience
*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.