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Sr. Project Manager I - Minnetonka, MN -Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

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)
This role as Sr. Project Manager within the Optum Digital Project Management Office (PMO) will challenge your ability to define, document, and coach others on project methodologies and processes, and to maintain strong relationships with PMO team members in an environment where changes happen frequently. You'll need to be flexible, agile, adaptable, and act as a change agent as part of a highly matrixed organization.
Primary Responsibilities:
Leads a functional team and serves as a mentor by reviewing work performed by others and providing recommendations for improvement
Acts as the project management tool SME providing training, creating/maintaining documentation, and coaching team members to ensure the highest data fidelity
Manages strong stakeholder relationships and communications with both internal and external partners
Facilitates effective communication and prepares presentations to organization leaders and project stakeholders
Supports Digital Strategy and Product Teams by ensuring effective project process and execution
Acts as a centralized point for the coordination of tasks of key strategic initiatives
Attends and supports key internal meetings, deciphers critical information, and ensures timely follow up
Works with stakeholders to establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards, and levels using appropriate quality management methods

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:
5+ years of experience in project management using data to inform business decisions
Experience with Agile project methodology
Experience working with Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Experience building trusted stakeholder relationships and interacting with key leaders within the business and technology functions
Experience overseeing multi-functional project teams
Preferred Qualifications:
PMP Certification
Experience in Health care industry
Experience in Digital
Experience leading/coaching a team
Proficiency with Aha, Clarity, or JIRA
Comfortable supporting complex projects and less structured tasks
Problem-solving and use of solid analytical skills
Positive attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to ever changing priorities
Self-motivated, able to work in a team, and demonstrates the ability to work independently
Passion for and commitment to a consumer and client driven culture
Time management, organizational and prioritization skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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: 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, Matrix environment, Lead, PMP, Certification, Project Methodology, Six Sigma, Business Operations, PMO, Agile, Process Management, Training, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Minnetonka, Minnesota, MN

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