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Cigna Data Management Advisor in Denver, Colorado

Cigna is looking for a candidate to join the Government IT Business as a Site Readiness Advisor. As the Site Readiness Advisor you will be responsible for ensuring operational readiness and a smooth transition into production of IT developed business capabilities and data products. This includes; planning and executing operational readiness activities to support project and program timelines, ensuring technical and support documentation is complete, and that there is a smooth transition to the Government OPS Support team for production deployment and ongoing support.

Essential Functions (Job Duties and Responsibilities):

  • Work with Lead team to define and maintain the goals, criteria, and activities of operational readiness

  • Execute playbook of checklists, processes, approvals, gates, documentation all focused around site readiness and successful transition from development to OPS Support

  • Use project / program criteria, to maintain the operational readiness transition delivery project plans.

  • Report to IT and business stakeholders against operational readiness transition project objectives, accomplishments, deadlines, quality, and expectations.

  • Day-to-day management of operational readiness transition projects.

  • Work with team to define operational readiness for each project including warranty criteria and scope.

  • Work with team to ensure applicable support training and technical materials are available

  • Work with team to coordinate Release and Implementation Plans with contingencies

  • Track existence and clear understanding of operational SLAs and hand-offs

  • Engage and manage stakeholders effectively, resolving issues and understanding drivers/needs

  • Build and establishes effective relationships in order to elicit information from key individuals internally and externally.

  • Reflect a true picture, do not attempt to communicate only good news or what people want to hear but deliver a balanced view.

  • Plan and oversee operational readiness transition activities and ensure they are managed within the project budget, and in accordance with timescales, infrastructure and quality criteria

  • Facilitate and confirm sign off from release to production, acceptance of changes, benefit realization and business value

  • Looks ahead for potential issues and takes preventative action to mitigate any risks or issues in advance and avoid getting caught up in a permanent reactive mode Required Education and Experience:

  • Several years of work experience in IT, Data Analytics or Management – Healthcare knowledge a plus

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Service Management implementation experience

  • Application and or Project management experience a plus

  • Able to think and act on a long term base – build, plan, and execute.

  • Willing to travel a minimum of 25% as needed Knowledge-Skills-Abilities (Competencies):

  • Ability to build and establish strong and effective relationships and credibility

  • Basic understanding of business intelligence data warehouse technologies and methods including ETL tools, data warehouse methods and technologies, extracts and reporting, and business intelligence tools

  • Strong and effective collaboration and influencing skills

  • Familiar with both Waterfall and Agile Framework

  • Ability to drive and demonstrate continuous improvement

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

  • Ability to work independently – self starter

  • Responds to challenging priorities with a sense of urgency and pace

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position, WAH is available. Travel: This position could require travel when needed

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require an accommodation based on your physical or mental disability please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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