Senior Program Director in Rensselaer, NY at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/22/2020

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Job Description

Are you a mission-driven Program Director with experience leading large-scale IT projects?

Would you like to join a federal integrator to ensure exceptional client satisfaction?

If so, we may have the ideal role for you in Rensselaer. 

This is a full-time, permanent opportunity, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Qualified applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis.

Responsibilities of the Senior Program Director:
  • Provide technical thought leadership and innovation
  • Cultivate a strong and collaborative internal program leadership team
  • Manage and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external teams
  • Accountable for successful program vision and strategy execution
  • Ensure all contractual obligations are met on time and within budget
  • Evaluate and improve business processes
  • Negotiate contracts and contract changes
Requirements of the Senior Program Director:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 10 years of program management experience; PMP a plus
  • Track record of managing large software development projects, providing strategic and operational direction
  • At least 7 years of technical experience designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining a large insurance application
  • At least 5 years of experience managing large-scale concurrent projects and responding to unanticipated business priorities 
  • At least 3 years of experience implementing quality improvement and customer satisfaction monitoring programs
  • At least 2 years of experience with an MMIS or other large healthcare systems
  • Experience managing service type performance-based contracts with a $100M+ contract value
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with customer senior management
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent understanding of processes, technology, and operational concepts
Keywords: Senior Program Director, Project Manager, PMP, MMIS, Direct Hire

Job ID: 345392

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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