ABOUT US: Central California Alliance for Health (the Alliance) is an award-winning regional non-profit Medi-Cal health plan. The Alliance began operating in 1996 and uses the State’s County Organized Health System (COHS) model of Medi-Cal managed care. Our vision is to be a recognized leader in creating local health care solution.
We currently serve over 350,000 members in three counties (Santa Cruz, Monterey and Merced) in Central California. We are a group of over 500 dedicated individuals driven by our mission of providing accessible, quality health care that is guided by local innovation.We are value-based, guided by the following:
• Culture: We strive for a respectful, diverse, professional and fun workplace.
• Customer Service: Our customers’ satisfaction is our highest priority.
• Excellence: We value and continuously improve quality in our services.
• Innovation: We leverage local talent to create solutions.
• Integrity: We tell the truth and do what we say we will do.
• Partnership: We collaborate with others for strong solutions.
• Stewardship: We manage responsibly, and earn the trust of partners and regulators.
We approach health care with innovative methods, and include care management of high utilizers, and social determinants of health in our strategic planning. We strive to develop a regional health care system that delivers quality, high value health care, and we engage actively with our community partners, agencies and stakeholders to share this responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction, this position manages and leads the PMO function for the organization, manages and oversees a portfolio consisting of a collection of programs and projects that are in alignment with the Alliance Strategic Road Map, manages, directs and supervises PMO staff, directs, manages, leads and facilitates the creation and maintenance of PMO processes and policies, manages and oversees reporting processes to ensure accuracy, as well as effective and timely communication to program stakeholders and Alliance leadership and performs other duties as assigned.
YOU WILL BRING: • Thorough knowledge of and proficiency in: - Applying effective people management skills, including leading team building, facilitating efficient and effective meetings, programs, projects, problem solving, negotiating and influencing - The application of basic through complex PPM principles, practices, methodologies and tools • Working knowledge of and proficiency in research, analysis and reporting methods, performance metrics and statistics • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and training • Working knowledge of and proficiency with Windows based PC systems and Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and project management software applications • Some knowledge and application of customer-focused quality improvement methods • Some knowledge of State and Federal legislative processes • Ability to: - Demonstrate strong analytical skills and identify issues, offer solutions and mitigate risk - Maintain a positive attitude toward ambiguity and adapt to changing business needs as appropriate - Develop recordkeeping systems and maintain organized and accurate records - Accurately collect, interpret and evaluate data, make recommendations and present consequences of recommendations - Plan, lead, assign, supervise and evaluate the work of others - Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner - Demonstrate a collaborative management style and effectively manage business relationships and administrative contracts with consultants and vendors - Adjust communication style in order to facilitate collaboration and understanding • Education and Experience: - Bachelor’s degree in Business, Health Care or a related field - Minimum of eight (8) years of experience which included a combination of project, program and portfolio management, including a minimum of two (2) years of supervisory level experience (two years of additional experience may substitute for the Bachelor’s degree) or an equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be qualifying - Formal project, program and portfolio management training/PMP Certification or equivalent. [Two (2) years of experience, in addition to the experience described above, may substitute for the required certification]
BENEFITS: • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans • Generous Paid Time Off • 11 Paid Holidays per Year • 401(a) Retirement Plan • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan • Tuition Reimbursement • Costco Membership Reimbursement • Health and Wellness Program • Fresh Fruit Delivery • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations • And many more!
If this sounds like an opportunity that you or someone you know may be interested in we invite you to apply! Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
The Alliance is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.