UnitedHealth Group Project Manager, CCS Program Execution - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Careers with Optum and OptumServe: Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe. Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.
OptumServe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life’s best work.(sm)
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.
As the Project Manager, CCS Program Execution, you' will support the execution of existing Federal programs and growth opportunities. In this role, your expertise will build relationships across the program to make meaningful improvements and win new work that will positively impact our clients and improve health care delivery. Your leadership and analytical skills will be utilized daily in both delivery and business development. You'll take on tough challenges and create innovative solutions. Along the way, you'll grow and develop your team and energize your career while you do your life's best work.(sm)
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.
Collaborate and direct aspects of program execution and growth priorities to drive to effective and efficient solutions for our client and to keep internal leadership informed
Work within the CCS team and across OptumServe to ensure program projects and solutions are on track and in alignment with CCS strategic objectives
Support the oversight and management of requirements changes to ensure traceability of and control over key programmatic decisions
Ensure the escalation and resolution of operational issues and concerns
Align internal operations to contract requirements to support end-to-end accountability for program delivery and fulfilling our promise to our clients
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)
Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g. mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance)
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.
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.
Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
5+ years of leadership / management experience
3+ years of project management experience using data and information to make business decision
Experience supporting multi-faceted projects resulting in measurable successes
Demonstrated knowledge of Federal contracting and acquisition processes
Strong data management, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently
Proficient experience with Microsoft Office programs
Proficient in presentation development and drafting materials for executive briefings
Experience identifying and helping solve problems that impact the management and direction of the business
Ability to work with a diverse group of people/disciplines at all levels of an organization including the ability to present, persuade and provide professional presentation materials to both large and small groups
If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or another related field
Experience in the healthcare industry
Federal Acquisition Regulation knowledge
Military and/or VA experience
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)
Optum, a part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, continues to evolve and make a bigger impact through its extensive expertise in combining technology, data and people to create novel health care solutions and services across the globe. OptumServe is following suit by creating and delivering care that meets the health needs of active duty service members, veterans and their families. We're partnering with federal and state government agencies to meet the readiness and health needs of active duty military members and veterans by providing preventive health screenings and assessments to ensure that troops are ready to answer the call of duty. For those who want to intensify their impact in a career that brings together challenge, learning and growth, OptumServe is the right place to do your life’s best work.(sm)
Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum is an Equal Employment Opportunity 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.
Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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