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Job Category:

Information Technology

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

55343

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Senior Project Manager (contract to hire) - MN or Telecommute

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 09/24/2018

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization’s future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real-world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client-focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.
 
As a Project Manager within OAS, you will be responsible for working with leadership across various internal business lines to manage project plans and milestones for a specific work stream within a large enterprise.  In addition you will be responsible for the following:
  • Determine time frames, funding needs, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, allotment of resources to various phases of projects and lead others in the organization to make meaningful process improvements
  • Develop business plans and cost benefit analysis for assessment by Regional / Senior Leadership
  • Provide work stream / project oversight, manage and tracks\ issue resolution, and make key decisions for project with project sponsor
  • Facilitates status update meetings with business and IT leads, when necessary
  • Create work stream project plans
  • Evaluate project progress against project plan frequently, ensures work stream milestones are met, mitigates project risks, and resolves issues
  • Prepare weekly project status report for program manager

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree  and / or equivalent education and experience
  • 8+ years of project management experience
  • 5+ years of experience in tracking, planning projects, working with large data sets and making data - driven analytical decisions
  • 5+ years of experience in enterprise wide initiatives
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • 1+ years of experience overseeing projects related to consumer / digital experience
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP Certifications
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Strategic vision combined with operational execution skills
  • Healthcare experience
  • Prior experience with Sharepoint
  • Experience with cross-enterprise initiatives as well as managing interrelated project plans
  • Experience in a large matrix environment

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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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