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UnitedHealth Group Sr. Project Manager I - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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're empowered to do your best by supporting the Business Initiatives Team. The Sr. Project Manager I has mastery of analysis and investigation skills. He or she provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise. Candidate’s work is self-directed and not prescribed, focused on less structured, more complex issues. Serves as a resource to others, and is fully proficient in the following aspects of project management.

Although this role is fully telecommute during Covid, post-Covid this person will be expected to work some on-site at our MN office.

If you are located in Eden Prairie, MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead or contribute to the development of program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)

  • Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g., labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources (e.g., resource managers, project managers, application planners, system architects)

  • Develop/contribute to project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from applicable stakeholders (e.g., cost/benefit analysis, capital planning, staffing impact analysis/assessment)

  • Establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with input from applicable stakeholders (e.g., key performance indicators, scope definition)

  • Develop, document and implement project communication plans

  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others, acts as a resource for others with less experience ­­­­­­­­

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years’ experience as a Project Manager

  • 2+ years’ experience executing projects in a matrixed organization

  • 2+ years’ experience communication with and presenting executive leadership

  • 2+ years’ experience with gaining acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement across org boundaries

  • Proficiency with MS Visio (intermediate+)

  • Proficiency with MS Excel (advanced+)

  • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint (advanced+)

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely

  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks

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

  • Ability to work both business leadership and technical teams, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree

  • Healthcare experience

  • Proficiency with MS Teams

  • Proficiency with MS Project

  • Proficiency with MS SharePoint

  • ­­­­­­­­­Experience with business operations strategy definition

  • Experience identifying solutions to non-standard requests/problems

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)

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

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 Manager, project management, PM, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, telecommuter