Director of Technology Programs at GoHealth

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GoHealth builds industry-leading technology products that help millions of Americans find the insurance coverage that they need. We are searching for a Program Director who is passionate about the healthcare system in the U.S. to support our product-to-market activities. The ideal candidate has extensive experience in technical project management and development facilitation; strong and up-to-date expertise in implementing and managing the tools and processes of program management; excellent intuition and organization around medium and long-term program risks; experience managing several people in multiple roles; and excellent verbal and written communication. The Program Director will lead the program management function at GoHealth, collaborating with product and engineering leadership as well as various business leaders within and occasionally outside of GoHealth to ensure a highly predictable product-to-market process.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Product and Engineering leadership to set the direction and influence the solutions for implementation of all projects related to the research, development, and operationalization of GoHealth products.
  • Through direct oversight and also through the management of a facilitation team, oversee the effective coordination between the product, UX and engineering teams, ensuring the path from product requirements to development execution is free of obstacles.
  • Synthesize detailed awareness of the state development execution and knowledge of internal and external customer timelines into deployment requirements, and coordinate deployment planning to ensure UAT and production deployments meet requirements. Build and maintain systems to provide clear and timely visibility to program performance status, variances to plan, and execution quality.
  • Develop and lead disciplined, measurable risk identification, management, and mitigation processes. Maintain an informed perspective on internal and external medium- and long-term program risks, including compliance and legal risks. Ensure your perspective is regularly and well-communicated into program risk management activities.
  • Manage financial and human resource allocation in the context of program projects, to ensure high utilization of available resources as well as efficient and predictable allocation of capital.
  • Ensure that broad company stakeholders, including senior executives, are accurately and regularly updated on the state of our program execution.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science and 8-10 years of experience, or Master’s degree and equivalent experience
  • Strong program management skills with a proven record of meeting deliverables
  • Demonstrable record of developing and operating tool- and data-driven program oversight processes.
  • Business Insight and experience in change management
  • Highly collaborative influencer who is an effective communicator and relation builder/ networker
  • Proven ability to lead cross-functional, diverse teams with competing goals

Benefits & Perks:

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Our company is in the River North area with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants. GoHealth is near the Chicago Brown line and bus stops close by.

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide 6 weeks of paid recovery time for new mom's and two weeks of bonding time to all new parents.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Cross-department program.
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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