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Humana Associate Director, Medicaid Acquisition Integration - Remote, US in Boston, Massachusetts


The Associate Director, Medicaid Acquisition Integration performs project-oriented duties related to the integration of an acquired entity into the company. The Associate Director, Medicaid Acquisition Integration requires a solid understanding of how organization capabilities interrelate across department(s).


The Associate Director, Medicaid Acquisition Integration implements activities and projects associated with the assimilation of practices and systems where the primary competence is in project management and integration related disciplines. This role will partner with stakeholders across the organization after the merger/acquisition decision has been reached with a focus on integration activities.

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Decisions are typically related to identifying and resolving complex technical and operational problems within department(s), and could lead multiple managers or highly specialized professional associates.

  • Lead large scale and complex projects and initiatives across the entire enterprise.

  • Performs project-oriented duties related to the integration of an acquired entity into the company.

  • Manages project staff involved in the planning, development and implementations of Medicaid Mergers and Acquisitions.

  • Collaborates and coordinates with the IMO, technology groups, and system implementation partners to develop project strategies and plans.

  • Communicates with and influence internal and external stakeholders regarding key project objectives and steps to ensure company integration expectations and met and benefits are realized.

  • Provides leadership and oversight of the business unit's implementation processes; managing company adherence to standard implementation processes

  • Manages business and program implementations to meet budget, timeline, and contractual requirements.

  • Maintains standard business implementation organizational structures, team structures, work breakdown structures, work planning, issue logs, decision logs, change control and executive reports.

  • Influences senior leadership and key stakeholders on integration approach and recommendations and is comfortable presenting on a wide variety of functional and technical topics to a broad audience.

  • Provides input on operating models, including standard corporate functional and information system models, performance metrics, expected outcomes and plan impacts.

  • Coordinates cross-functional tasks between various internal and external areas to ensure successful project outcomes.

  • Communicates project status to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Mentors project team members and stakeholders using appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase and maintain commitment to portfolio objectives.

  • Provides informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback in the annual performance evaluation process to identify and develop talent.

  • Responsible for designing the overall integration plan to ensure that it delivers the full potential of the combination of companies.

  • Sets the pace and manages the cadence of integration activities.

  • Actively demonstrates Humana core values in all interactions.

  • Actively seeks growth and development opportunities provided within the company and without, committing to constant growth and evolution as a professional and for the Humana Medicaid team.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Three (3) or more year's previous experience working in Mergers and Acquisition field (IT systems and/or business integration experience.)

  • Three (3) or more years of technical and/or business project management experience.

  • Two (2) or more years of direct leadership experience.

  • Working knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle, Waterfall, and Agile Development Methodologies.

  • Possess a solid understanding of operations, technology, communications and processes

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences.

  • Must have a room in your home designated as a home office; away from high traffic areas where confidential information may be secured.

  • Must have the ability to provide a high-speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role). A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 10x1 (10mbs download x 1mbs upload) is required.

  • We will require full Covid Vaccination for this job as we are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates and the communities we serve.

  • If progressed to offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or documentation for a medical or religious exemption consideration where allowed by law.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in Health Plan Operations and/or Healthcare IT systems.

  • Experience working with Medicaid and/or Medicare Plans.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

  • Six Sigma and / or Project Management Institute certification.

Additional Information

  • Travel: 30% to various states.

  • Work Hours: Eastern Time Zone or Central Time Zone.

Interview Format

As part of our hiring process, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology provided by Modern Hire, a third-party vendor. This technology provides our team of recruiters and hiring managers an enhanced method for decision-making.

If you are selected to move forward from your application prescreen, you will receive correspondence inviting you to participate in a pre-recorded Voice Interview and/or an SMS Text Messaging interview.  If participating in a pre-recorded interview, you will respond to a set of interview questions via your phone. You should anticipate this interview to take approximately 10-15 minutes.

If participating in a SMS Text interview, you will be asked a series of questions to which you will be using your cell phone or computer to answer the questions provided.  Expect this type of interview to last anywhere from 5-10 minutes. Your recorded interview(s) via text and/or pre-recorded voice will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

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