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Evolent Health Director, Project Management in Topeka, Kansas

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely – about 40% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2018. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

What You’ll Be Doing:

It’s Time For A Change…

Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. We bring our whole selves to work and we’re driven to make a difference every day, from the work we do in our roles to the charitable endeavors we support. We believe in starting by listening, communicating with candor, fostering inclusion, and owning the opportunity. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. Whether we’re wearing scrubs, jeans, or our finest work-from-home chic, we have fun, work hard, and make time to help others.

Are we growing? Absolutely. We have seen about 30% average growth over the last three years. Are we recognized? Definitely. We were named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and are proud to be recognized as a leader in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts. Evolent achieved a 100% score on the 2020 Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, making us one of the best places to work for LGBTQ+ employees. We were also named on the Best Companies for Women to Advance List 2020 by Parity.org and we publish an annual Diversity Report to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace and performing on various metrics. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

Who You’ll Be Working With:

Evolent Health is looking for a Director to join our PMO (Project Management Office) within Evolent Health Services. Evolent Health Services partners with health plans and risk-bearing provider organizations to simplify administrative and clinical operations through comprehensive services, proprietary technology, partnership models and deep payer/provider expertise. This role interacts with a diverse spectrum of the organization, from staff level operators to the C-suite.

What You’ll Be Doing:

This position is responsible for program and project management of enterprise strategic programs and other initiatives that transform the way Evolent operates, competes in the market and achieves our bold mission.

Communication and Collaboration –

  • Set and continually manage program expectations with team members and other stakeholders, tailoring communication to various audience levels

  • Serve as collaboration catalyst amongst the key Evolent domains and technical leads

  • Demonstrate solution-oriented mindset

  • Prepare and present executive updates in various forms (e.g. email, steering committees, etc.)

  • Inspire and motivate the program team by embodying Evolent’s mission and values

Planning and Execution –

  • Define scope, goals, and deliverables that support business strategy in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders

  • Take accountability and ownership for delivering an end to end program, always operating with integrity

  • Partner with executive leaders to define, set and manage budget and other financial targets

  • Develop and execute program and/or project level plans across various groups within the organization and with external business partners

  • Define, implement, and manage program/project governance across a geographically diverse organization

  • Synthesize information and impacts across a program or project

  • Inform and optimize organizational decision-making, operational execution, and resource allocation based on data and sound reasoning

  • Support business areas when roadblocks are encountered and aid in successful removal of obstacles (escalating where appropriate)

  • Perform project closing activities to ensure a seamless transition to business owners in addition to gathering lessons learned for continuous improvement

Management and Standards –

  • Support new project scoping, estimating, and resourcing

  • Facilitate capacity planning and management

  • Directly or indirectly manage project managers leading program initiatives

  • Provide constructive feedback to project team members and management

  • Define, implement, and manage program standards (e.g. risk/issue management, project planning, etc.) and adapt as needed

The Experience You’ll Need (Required):

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 7-10 years of project or program management experience in healthcare

  • Experience with budgets, forecasts, and workforce projections

  • Strong collaboration and ability to influence across all levels of an organization

  • Creative and independent problem-solving skills, adapting approach as needed for each engagement

  • Strong foundational project management skills (project planning, risk mitigation, etc.) and ability to adapt to program specific needs

  • Outstanding written and oral communication across all levels of an organization including executives

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications including advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Project

Finishing Touches (Preferred):

  • Advanced degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • Familiarity with software development life cycle and Agile

  • Thrives in fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Experience with –

  • Health plan operations

  • Technology enabled service organization

  • Excelling on a virtual team across time zones

  • Clarizen or other web-based portfolio and project management tools

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely across all fifty (50) states temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status. Evolent Health maintains a drug-free workplace.

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is . Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

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