Centene Corporation Director, Transition and Integration (CA Market) in San Rafael, California

Professional Position Purpose: Leads a team of professionals responsible for managing the strategic and operational execution of the California transition and integration project portfolio and roadmap.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with the Centene Integration Management Organization (IMO), the California strategy team and other Centene and legacy Health Net leaders to (1) identify merger transition and integration activities and initiatives and associated deliverables and time lines, and (2) develop and, as events warrant, periodically revise and update a project portfolio and roadmap to ensure timely and effective implementation of the merger transition and integration activities and initiatives that affect the California plan.

  • Collaborates with the IMO and other Centene and legacy Health Net leaders to identify and initiate projects required to support merger transition and integration activities and initiatives that affect the California plan.

  • Supports planning and prioritization of initiatives and projects as part of the strategic and business planning process.

  • Collaborates with California leadership to drive consensus on the project portfolio and roadmap and to manage execution of the transition and integration project portfolio.

  • Accountable for the health and performance of assigned projects. Ensures that projects are executed timely and well.

  • Coordinates with the Director Strategy and Execution to ensure use of standard practice, processes, tools and reporting to provide consistency in methodology, delivery, approach and discipline for strategic execution and project management at the California market level.

  • Establishes and enforces a governance structure that clarifies decision-making, accountability and performance metrics for the California transition and integration projects, and is aligned with the governance program established by the Director Strategy and Execution

  • Leads all levels of staff responsible for managing execution of the California transition and integration projects in order to support the development, success and effective completion and communication of the projects.

  • Integrates multiple project plans to create a cohesive plan and/or program for implementing California transition and integration activities and initiatives, with identifiable critical path, task dependencies, project inter-relationships and major milestones. Manages the project plans, schedules and resources, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time and quality parameters.

  • Leads and reviews post-implementation project reviews to close projects and to address post-project issues, concerns, and improvement areas.

  • Responsible for implementation of staffing strategies, managing performance and development of project resources and developing collaborative relationships across the company.

  • Develops and oversees transition and integration project management and schedule goals, personnel assignments and capacity planning.

  • Evaluates and improves systems and processes to effectively meet project requirements and profitability (e.g., budget, transaction synergy) goals.

  • Provides insight and recommendations from actionable analytical findings through clear, succinct written and verbal summaries, tables, charts, reports and presentations.

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in health, technology, business or related field; Master’s Degree preferred.

  • Ten plus years experience managing progressively complex business and/or technology-related projects or programs .

  • Healthcare / health plan experience preferred

License/Certification:

  • Project Management certification required

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Director, Transition and Integration (CA Market)

LOCATION: San Rafael, California

REQNUMBER: 1112114

COMPANY: Health Insurance Operations

POSITION TYPE: Professional