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Business Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

11/08/2018Call Center
Job Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Metro Area:
MN - Minneapolis
Company Name: UnitedHealth Group
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UnitedHealth Group
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: Lead or help develop program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g. program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document) Work with resource managers to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g. labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources Establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with stakeholder input (e.g. key performance indicators, scope definition) Define and drive project plan including major deliverables, milestones, critical dependencies Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g. mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance) Develop, document and implement project communication plans Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others, acts as a resource for others with less experience 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 3+ years of operational experience.  Examples: Claims processing, medical management, call center, and/or provider network operations 3+ years of business process improvement experience 5+ years of experience working in a complex matrixed work environment with competing priorities Preferred Qualifications: Business operations strategy definition and execution in a matrixed organization Ability to identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint Healthcare experience 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 Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement across organizational boundaries Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us.  Learn more about how you can start doing 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, Matrix environment, Lead, PMP, certification, project scope, risk definition, project methodology, six sigma, Business Operations, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota  
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