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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Associate Implementation Project Manager - Telecommute

UHG - Memphis, Tennessee

Posted: 12/7/2018

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the work flow of all projects

  • Interact with customers both internal and external to gather project requirements and act as liaison between customer and design team

  • Simultaneously lead several complex projects with varied, multiple deliverables, team members and audiences requiring ongoing prioritization and relationship management

  • Communicate job status information to all team members

  • Promote smooth workflow and communication between departments

  • Create and manage timelines for all projects

  • Ensure workflow progresses efficiently and projects/staff are organized as priorities shift

  • Maintain job tracking and time keeping database

  • Maintain and update project status report and run weekly status meetings

  •  Help enhance and improve department processes

  • Communicate consolidated project milestones and deliverables for readiness

  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.)

  • The ability to work in a matrix environment across cross-functional teams

  • Workflow design, implementation and management experience

  • Strong negotiation skills


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of Project Management experience

  • 2+ years of working with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle

  • 2+ years of data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements

  • Experience working with test plans and test cases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understands Workers Comp

  • PBM (Prescription Benefit Management) experience

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Proficiency with MS Project

  • Proficiency with MS Visio

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

  • Healthcare Industry experience


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: implementation, project management, IT, SDLC, analysis, test plans, test cases, PBM, Workers Comp, telecommute, telecommuter


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