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Sr. Project Specialist

Sr. Project Specialist
Reports to:
Director, Portfolio Management
The Sr. Project Specialist within the ePMO is responsible for managing projects and supporting key strategic initiatives.

Position Description

Position Summary:

The Sr. Project Specialist within the ePMO is responsible for managing projects and supporting key strategic initiatives. This role involves ensuring the successful planning, execution, and delivery of projects aligning with the company's business objectives leveraging project management tools to manage and drive successful completion.

The Sr. Project Specialist is a full-time, remote, exempt position and reports to the Director, Portfolio Management.

Base Salary Range: $70,000 - $75,000 annually.

 Specific Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning and Project Implementation: 
    • Plan, organize and implement projects by defining scope, tasks and required resources.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: 
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and expectations. 
  • Communication: 
    • Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders. 
    • Provide regular project updates, status reports, and risk assessments to relevant stakeholders.
  • Risk Management: 
    • Identify, assess, and manage risks associated with projects. 
  • Resource Management: 
    • Track status of project/initiative portfolio of strategic initiatives. 
    • Partner with key resources across the organization. 
    • Identify resource constraints that lead to project risk. 
  • Governance and Standards: 
    • Leverage and optimize project management methodologies, standards, and best practices across the organization.
  • Performance Metrics: 
    • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) for project success. 
    • Report on project status, risks, and issues to leadership as required.
  • Problem solving: 
    • Ability to identify, summarize and address risks associated with projects.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Strong organizational, project team leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management abilities.
  • Thorough understanding of project management methodologies and tools.
  • Strategic thinking and decision-making capabilities.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks seamlessly without reduction in quality.
  • Ability to interact, cooperate and work closely with all levels of internal and external colleagues.


  • 3+ years of proven experience in project management roles.
  • Healthcare experience is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in business, project management, or a related field preferred.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) or equivalent certification preferred.

Who We Are

Named one Modern Healthcare’s "Best Places to Work," CAQH has helped nearly 1,000 health plans, 2+ million providers, government entities and vendors connect, exchange information and operate more efficiently. CAQH technology-enabled solutions and its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) bring the healthcare industry together to make sharing business information more automated, predictable, and consistent. CAQH Insights researches opportunities to reduce the burden of manual processes in healthcare administration.

What You Get

CAQH recognizes that its most important asset is its growing team of smart, creative, collaborative, forward-thinking and passionate professionals – and that a comprehensive employee benefits package is an important factor for them in choosing where to work. CAQH offers competitive compensation along with an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, tuition assistance and a 401k. We offer full-time remote work to all staff from any location and maintain a physical office in downtown Washington, DC.

At CAQH, we are proud of our active commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Our DEI committee works diligently to foster an inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered. We embrace diverse perspectives and are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for everyone to thrive. Join us in our mission to transform healthcare through innovative technology solutions while making a positive impact on the lives of diverse communities.

CAQH is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, source of income, place of residence, or any other characteristic protected by law. CAQH will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.

Applicants have rights under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). If you are interested in applying for employment with CAQH and need an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact CAQH Human Resources at 202-517-0436.