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Program Manager / IT Director - Contract - Charleston, WV

UnitedHealth Group

Charleston, WV
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751379 Program Manager IT Director Contract Charleston WV

Program Manager / IT Director - Contract - Charleston, WV (751379)

Position Description

Optum Advisory Services is seeking a Program Manager / IT Director to play an active role 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.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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  management experience in an organizational unit within a Human Services Department (must be state, territory, or large healthcare organization)
  • 4+ years  of technical program management or equivalent IT Delivery experience of large scale (200+ FTE), COTS implementations
  • 10+ years of experience as an IT consultant in a customer-facing role
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Excellent collaboration, team building and relationship management skills
  • Ability to communicate technology matters to business partners, senior executives, and strategic partners
  • Proven experience interfacing with Senior Executives (C Suite) of large organizations
  • Successful in navigating and obtaining results across a large corporate, matrixed environment
  • Capable of gaining support for initiatives through influence and use of business rationale
  • Proven ability to exercise appropriate judgment to make and implement tough decisions
  • Prior experience working within or serving as a consultant to government agencies (State or Federal)
  • Prior experience working for a top-tier professional services consulting firm
  • 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, PMP, Agile, Waterfall, IT, Charleston, WV

Job Details

  • Contest Number751379
  • Job TitleProgram Manager / IT Director - Contract - Charleston, WV
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • 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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