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Senior Project Manager - Hybrid Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)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. So give us a hand, because we're out to use data, technology and people in ways that help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. And then, join us as an implementation focused Project Manager where you'll work within a complex business model that is highly adaptable and looking for you to address emerging needs quickly and effectively. Ready? Apply today and find out what it means to have the support and resources of a Fortune 5 company.The Project Manager for Government Programs Sales Operations will be responsible for program development, process improvement, change management and program implementation. This role will use project management and process improvement discipline to analyze the current situation, develop process maps, identify potential solutions, and manage a project implementation plan. The Project manager works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to identify impacts, dependencies, key milestones and risks. Project management materials including project plans, risk/issue logs, decision trackers and status reports are required to effectively manage the implementation process. This role requires flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.This position will he hybrid in the Minnetonka, MN office but for the idea candidate not in the Minnetonka area, this can be full telecommute.If you are located in Minnetonka, MN, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and interpret needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions in collaboration with cross functional teams
  • Lead sessions with project stakeholders and subject matter experts to define goals, identify required capabilities, map out processes, determine solutions, set key milestones and associated tasks, and assess risks and opportunities
  • Develop detailed project plans to execute business objectives
  • Monitor the project implementation process
  • Communication project status to key stakeholders
  • Proactively identify continuous improvement opportunities and work with stakeholders to address
  • Write, disseminate and maintain project status reports, agendas and meeting notesYou'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:
    • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
    • 2+ years of experience in project management, business analysis or business architecture
    • 2+ years of synthesizing business needs, developing strategic objectives, collaboratively developing plans to reach those objectives, and driving execution
    • 2+ years of healthcare experience
    • 2+ years of advanced proficiency with PC based software programs (Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, SharePoint)Preferred Qualifcations:
      • Advanced business degree
      • Strategic thinker, able to quickly grasp complex issues
      • Solid critical thinking and problem-solving skills
      • Team player and strong ability to work with other disciplines across companies
      • Ability to communicate and present information to internal and external customers in written and verbal forms
      • Enthusiastic, willing to identify disorganization and bring the right partners together to promote clarity of purpose
      • Demonstrated ability to work productively and proactively in a dynamic, fast paced and constantly changing environment
      • Self-starter, demonstrated ability to structure own work, design and drive projects from their inception through to completion
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 employmentCareers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.

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