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Program Director in Rensselaer, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting new role as a Program Director working with one of our prestigious clients based out of Rensselaer, NY

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Program Director:
  • Management of the overall change control over the program. Works in collaboration with key stakeholders across different internal/external settings to facilitate the implementation of strategic, operational and performance improvement objective
  • Accountable for connecting the business and the technical needs of the program, driving execution, establishing effective communication and have the customer experience firmly as their focus
  • Manage communication of system design and development activities to client. Establish and maintain effective communication throughout the program
  • Promote team skill development and coaching
  • Direct - Execute contract administration activities. Manage all phases of programs from inception through completion
  • Ensure that System Design and Development is performed in accordance with the existing SDLC
  • Executes and oversees processes that accurately estimate design and development efforts. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master plans and schedules, identifies program problems and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications
  • Initiates recommendations to the client for system application improvements
  • Management of the planning, design, testing and implementation of the NYSoH program. Acts as primary customer contact for program activities, leading program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. In the absence of the Program Director , the DPM is the single point of accountability, empowered to ensure the program meets its success criteria
  • Participates in the negotiation of contract and contract changes. Coordinates the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract
Requirements of the Program Director:
  • Someone that has run SIZEABLE programs with at least 100+ people Consulting / integrator exp Insurance background
  • Health Insurance/MMIS/Medicaid/Medicare/Health Exchange 
  • Preferably eligibility health insurance experience with State agencies 
  • Procurement and contract negotiation/management experience Application development background (not Infrastructure)
  • Ten plus years of similar experience
  • Minimum of five years experience managing a staff of over 50 + individuals in a complex IT environment
  • Bachelors Degree in related field
Job ID:  315788

Keywords: Program Director, MMIS, Medicaid, Medicare, Health Exchange, Health Insurance, Management, Consulting, integrator

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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