Project Manager at Cognosante

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Project Manager

  • Field
  • Full time
  • R0007801

Security Clearance required:

Able to obtain Public Trust

Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country’s healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people’s lives today!
Job Description

Cognosante is seeking an experienced Project Manager with a strong track record of delivering high caliber results with high client satisfaction to provide project management support for the Enrollment Resolution and Reconciliation (ER&R) and Form 1095-A Data Reporting program. The successful candidate must be energetic, communicative, intelligent, passionate, and motivated. This role will be collaborating with numerous customers and partners, supporting the ER&R program team. The position is fast paced on a complex, high priority project requiring both hard and soft skills and focused dedication.

In this remote position, the ideal candidate will have the ability to influence and build strong relationships across multiple ER&R project teams and with CMS. Candidates must be comfortable working with junior to senior team members and multiple levels of managers within ER&R, CMS, and other CMS contractors. The candidate must be an effective communicator and collaborator, and a mature and empathetic employee. The candidate should create a culture of ownership and capability and deliver results through proactive strategies, solutions, and tool implementation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with the ER&R program manager to provide day-to-day leadership and guidance for the ER&R workstream.
  • Assign project tasks appropriately, ensuring timely completion by delegated team member.
  • Closely monitor and manage team members across the program to align with staffing plans, schedule, cost constraints and goals.
  • Plan, monitor, and control the ER&R tasks outlined in the contract and statement of work ensuring compliance with all contractual obligations.
  • Develop and assist the PMO in maintaining a comprehensive project management plan, Integrated Master Schedule, and resource allocations, and ensure program-level deadlines are met.
  • Develop a keen understanding of ER&R goals and requirements and develop a vision to both meet the customer’s current needs, and for evolution of the program to meet changing client needs.
  • Collaborate with program leadership and client stakeholders to deliver the project on time, with high quality, and in alignment with the customer’s expectations.
  • Anticipate project challenges and technical risk scenarios and escalate to the program leadership as appropriate.
  • Identify and execute opportunities for process improvements.
  • Escalate key issues and recommend solutions to project and client leadership.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to ensure successful implementation of all the ER&R project’s solutions.
  • Understand and comply with Cognosante’s COMPASS methodologies.
  • Interact effectively and professionally with clients, stakeholders, and third-party contractors, recognizing you will be the face of Cognosante in many conversations.
  • Facilitate meetings, as required, to provide internal and client updates.
  • Meet individual potential and performance expectations.
  • Maintain knowledge of CMS policy rules and regulations
  • Promote team building and provide a positive working environment.
  • Actively participate in the Project PMO.
  • Provide management oversight for ER&R members and project coordinators, as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned by the PMO Manager or project leadership.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent OR 4 years of relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Two additional years of relevant experience managing projects or tasks.
  • Experience completing outreach to stakeholders.
  • Experience managing issues and risks.

Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with enrollment and payment disputes.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of CMS systems and data sets including but not limited to, Jira, Confluence, CERRS, EFT, RCNO, and MIDAS.
  • Demonstrated experience with project management tools and methodologies.
  • Have or be willing to obtain the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification


$74,814.67 – $120,825.90

The pay range for this job is determined by various factors, including but not necessarily limited to location, responsibilities of the job, and alignment with market data. When determining a salary for this role, the following factors may will be taken into consideration – contract-specific affordability, education, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. The estimate displayed represents the salary range for this position and is just one component of Cognosante’s total compensation package for employees and is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee.

Cognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position.

Like many other growing companies, Cognosante has been targeted by scammers attempting to make fraudulent job offers to potential candidates. Communication from Cognosante recruiting will only be sent with an official corporate domain email (e.g., or and not a commercial domain e-mail (e.g., or We will never request payment from you, nor will we send payment to you, prior to your start date. If you have been asked to send or receive any payment, or if you have any doubt about whether you have been contacted by a Cognosante employee, please contact us at Thank you.

Cognosante is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class. 

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