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Deputy Director - Charleston, WV

UnitedHealth Group

Charleston, WV
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751625 Deputy Director Charleston WV

Deputy Director - Charleston, WV (751625)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plays an active role in day-to-day technical program management and delivery of a large scale (200+ FTE) custom-off-the-Shelf (COTS) implementation effort including being knowledgeable and aware of all issues, risks, and requirements that make up the overall solution being implemented
  • Manages technical team leads and other PMO staff assigned to deliver the overall solution
  • Manages the team responsible for the post-production operational support activities of the integrated eligibility infrastructure
  • Interacts on a frequent basis (daily or weekly) with key stakeholders, both internally and from a customer perspective
  • Supports the customer during federal reviews including gate post reviews, CMS, State, and/or federal certification processes and any other federal review requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in project management of an IT project(s) that encompassed the full system development life cycle from initiation through post implementation within a human services department or health insurance marketplace in a U.S. state or territory
  • 4+ years of management of deliverable development, submission, review, and acceptance tasks for an enterprise State or territory system implementation
  • 10+ years of experience as a consultant in a customer-facing role
  • Strong leadership and client-facing skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • PMP

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world’s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: program manager, project manager, IT, PMP, health insurance, Agile, Waterfall, Charleston, WV

Job Details

  • Contest Number751625
  • Job TitleDeputy Director - Charleston, WV
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Charleston, WV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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