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Data Project Manager - Boston, MA

UHG - Boston, Massachusetts

Posted: 09/20/2018

Optum Analytics Life Sciences provides real world data that allow our clients to gain insights on patient encounters in order to improve clinical outcomes.  Through leading data and analytics, we can help clients collaborate across our extensive network of consumers, payers and providers to improve health care for all.
Optum Analytics is committed to attracting and retaining exceptionally talented individuals who want to practice in a collaborative and collegial environment.  We are passionate about our industry, our clients, and our work.  We offer an environment that encourages and fosters teamwork, professional growth, and success.  Our focus is to cultivate a fun, positive, and growth-oriented culture characterized by honesty, hard work, dedication, commitment, life-balance, and personal fulfillment.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop and manage master project plans and risk mitigation plans
    • Prepares project timeline associated with each project
    • Provides timely notification of all appropriate parties with deviations from timelines and/or deliverables
    • Must be flexible with changes in scope, schedule, resources
  • Work with the Product Development team to support their ongoing development
  • Support the Consulting team with client deliverables
  • Tracking revenue against goal
  • Engage with cross functional teams and provide direction with regard to timeliness and completion of project objectives
  • Experience with transfer of Data

Required Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience in the healthcare IT space with a focus on data (clinical and / or claims)
  • Experience in MS Excel and Visio
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with  Agile Development
  • Experience interacting with database development teams (Oracle or SQL)

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.



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