Director Medicaid Programs

Job ID: J113164
Company: Gateway Health Plan
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Feb 19, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY

This job leads the successful definition, implementation and delivery of complex, Health Plan programs that require cross-functional collaboration and/or interdependencies between a group of projects and/or related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget and under circumstances involving multiple moderate-probabilities, moderate-impact risk factors.   Monitors progress and manages analytic resources monitoring and/or supporting the Health Plan as well as a matrix’ed group of employees (and contractors, if necessary) who serve on project teams and/or within departmental work groups to achieve a coordinated benefit.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with management to oversee project teams and work groups to produce key deliverables required to achieve the critical financial objectives and desired results of a defined, significant Health Planinitiative.
  • Act as a central point of contact for executives and managers who are accountable for the initiatives and work group support teams in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans for a defined corporate program.
  • Organize, direct and coordinate cross-functional activities to focus corporate resources on the successful delivery and implementation of the desired results for a defined Health Plan programs and/or strategic initiatives.
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director of the Health Plan and works with other management as required to achieve the objectives of a defined Health Plan initiatives.
  • Acquire detailed understanding of the business operations for the Health Plan.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress, alignment and financial “health” of a cross-functional group of projects and related activities which together, constitutes a defined corporate program.
  • Escalate and direct corrective action plans as needed to maintain the viability of the program.
  • Report to the CEO/executive team/sponsor/steering committee on the progress, business impacts and strategies around the Health Plan initiatives & program(s). 
  • Assess risks that might jeopardize successful achievement of the desired results of a program, develop risk mitigation strategies and tactics, and implement risk mitigation plans.
  • Provides thought leadership and analytics support to challenge executive sponsor(s)’s assumptions and refine plans to reflect revised actions, dates or deliverables.
  • Ensure effective use of tools to support the turnaround and ongoing performance management (e.g., WAVE)
  • Other duties as assigned or requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Analytics-related or Technology Management-related area of study.
  • 2 years of experience in analytics
  • 2 years of strategic initiative experience

Substitutions

  • None

Preferred

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Technology Management-related area of study
  • PMP or Certification in Project Management

Skills

  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation skills (both developing executive content and presenting to executive audiences)

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY 

Does this role supervise/manage other employees? 

Yes   

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Is Travel Required?

No

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

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