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Capability Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/12/2018

On the one hand, no industry is moving faster than health care. On the other, no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than Optum and UnitedHealth Group. That’s what makes this opportunity so applause worthy. We have hundreds of business verticals across our matrixed organizations that are bringing thousands of new ideas, services and products to the marketplace every year. Our goal is simple. Use data and technology to help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Project Manager, you'll be engaged in a complex business model that is highly adaptable to build solutions that meet their customer needs in a competitive and effective way.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and communicate insightful, consistent project and program communications including status, financial position, risks and issues to internal stakeholders

  • Lead or help develop program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders

  • Assist in development and management of program and project milestones including agile development team milestones, release train milestones and business deployments

  • Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information and value attainment reporting

This role will challenge your ability to work on complex projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently. You’ll need flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.


Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of project management experience using data and information to make business decisions

  • 2+ years of previous experience in a cross matrixed enterprise environment

  • Proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Previous experience leading and/or coaching a team

  • Experience working with Agile development methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification

  • Prior experience working on consumer marketing, marketing technology, analytics, or personalization initiatives

  • Experience with enterprise technology initiatives

  • Strong executive communication and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely 

  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities 


Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)



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: project management, leading, coaching, Agile, PMP, consumer marketing, analytics, health care, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota


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