Premera Blue Cross Project Manager - IT in Mountlake Terrace, Washington

Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People’s Lives

Our purpose, to improve customers’ lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Working at Premera means you have the opportunity to drive real change by transforming healthcare.

To better serve our customers, we’re creating a culture that promotes employee growth, collaborative innovation, and inspired leadership. We are committed to creating an environment where employees can do their best work and where best-in-class talent comes, stays, and thrives!

As an IT Project Manager for our Enterprise Project Delivery team , you will manage the scope, schedule, budget, and be accountable for the execution and delivery of company-wide initiatives. Our culture is experiencing increasingly fast-paced change and our Project Managers are vital to critically and independently think through business problems. You will identify goals, dependencies, and gaps. Projects will have high visibility and you will have the opportunity to facilitate across a broad array of stakeholders.

What you’ll do

  • Align resources, manage the scope / schedule and budget, execute and deliver

  • Manage high profile, high impact projects

  • Manage budgets and resource allocation

  • Manage risks, dependencies, and constraints

  • Participate in project governance process, ensuring sponsor and leadership alignment

  • Deliver customer and business value

  • Develop and communicate expectations and success measures with the team and partners

What you’ll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years’ experience

  • 5 years’ project management experience

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to apply them effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Effectively manage stakeholder engagement

  • Identify and secure needed resources

  • Escalate conflicting priorities with other projects and matrixed team members

  • Influence team members to successfully execute on plan

  • Critically think to solve difficult problems with complex solutions and widespread impact


What we offer

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Retirement programs (401K employer match and pension plan)

  • Wellness incentives, onsite services, a discount program and more

  • Tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Generous Paid Time Off to reenergize

  • Free parking

Equal employment opportunity/affirmative action:

Premera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Premera seeks to attract and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

If you need an accommodation to apply online for positions at Premera, please contact Premera Human Resources via email at or via phone at 425-918-4785.

At Premera, we make healthcare work better. By focusing on improving our customers’ experience purposefully and serving their needs passionately, we make the process easier, less costly, and more positive. Through empathy and advocacy, we change lives.

As the leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, we provide comprehensive health benefits and services to more than 2 million customers, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Our services include innovative programs focused on health management, wellness, prevention, and patient safety. We deliver these programs through health, life, vision, dental, disability, and other related products and services.

Premera Blue Cross is headquartered in Mountlake Terrace, WA, with operations in Spokane and Anchorage. The company has operated in Washington since 1933 and in Alaska since 1952. With more than 80 years of experience in the region, we deliver innovation, choice, and expertise.