Cerner Population Health Engagement Controller in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

Population Health Engagement Controller

Job Description:

The Engagement Controller provides critical project management analysis to ensure project execution is on time, under budget, and within the planned scope. This role is closely aligned with the engagement management team working with our client and maintains a detailed view of project summary and progress.


  • Reviews project work plans and coordinates management of individual project progress against overall project work plan

  • Helps develop, analyze, and execute budgets that allocate resources and estimate financial requirements

  • Maintains overall project schedule – identifies interdependencies, risk area overlaps, etc

  • Supports and maintains applicable reports associated with the engagement

  • Monitors all key financial metrics to ensure funds and resources are allocated appropriately

  • Reviews project issues lists and highlights major issues, resolution and due dates for issues impacting the overall project

  • Moderates project status meetings with client and project team

  • Monitors scope discrepancies and drives to resolution on behalf of the project team

  • Reviews, approves and follows up on exceptions on timesheets and expenses

  • Reviews and resolves any expense issues with Engagement Management

  • Understands Revenue practices and how it is applied in contract

  • Reviews, understands and is knowledgeable source on all contract terms and conditions

  • Prepares contract change document or arrangement letter to reflect scope changes

  • Reviews Arrangement Letters relative to pricing models, contract, etc

  • Participates in ongoing sales activities

  • Understands consulting tools and processes to effectively support Engagement Management team

  • Performs other responsibilities as needed

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Job Function :

Administration & Operations, Analysis & Strategy

Street Address:

2800 Rockcreek Pkwy

Additional Information:

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

Career Level:

Entry Level/ Junior Professional


Kansas City

Company Overview:

Be a part of something that matters. Something that affects every single person, every single day—people’s health and the care they receive. Cerner is transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it easier and more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner technology solutions are licensed by over 14,000 health care venues around the world.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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Desired Skills:

  • Detail-oriented

  • Ability to communicate across levels, internal and external

  • Strong team player and relationship builder

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite

  • Ability to work overtime and irregular hours when needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Ability to work overtime and irregular hours when needed

  • Must reside in the Kansas City metropolitan area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years project management experience

  • 1+ year of financial experience is preferred

  • Prior experience working with a Project Management Office (PMO)



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