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Director, Project Management - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Director, Project Management - Telecommute Requisition Number: 941537 Job Category: Technology Primary Location: Eden Prairie, MN
(Remote considered) 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'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. **MUST HAVE STATE GOVERNMENT experience to be considered*** Primary Responsibilities:

  • The Director of Project Management will be responsible (across that Client Delivery Organization) for:
  • Setting up a centralized Project Management Office and all associated implementation processes in alignment with industry best practices (inclusive of change management, risk/issue management, schedule management)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to lead team of up to 10 people
  • Interact with Business Unit CEO and other senior executives to report on Organizational status
  • Drive process standardization and compliance across delivery organization (including project management, CMS certification and SDLC processes)
  • Establishment of project governance processes
  • Roll out tool standardization across organization
  • Implement centralized reporting across large delivery organization - including creation of project dashboards and reporting to the executive leadership team
  • Directly lead a team of Project Managers and Process Consultants in implementation projects for State Government clients
  • Indirectly lead across the organization through collaboration and influence 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:
    • PMP certification (or 10 years of equivalent work experience an ability to demonstrate PMBOK knowledge)
    • 5+ years of Medicaid or State Government industry experience
    • 5+ years of new system implementation experience in a project leadership capacity, preferably within Medicaid and/or Healthcare industry
    • 4+ years of Director level experience
    • Experience with MSPS Enterprise Server for managing and reporting against consolidated project schedules
    • Dashboard reporting experience (ex. Tableau)
    • Demonstrated experience in working across matrixed organization to achieve results
    • Travel up to 25% Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience delivering solutions in a CMMI-rated level organization
      • Knowledge of CMS certification process 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) Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $110,200 to $211,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance. *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: telecommuter, telecommute, remote, work from home, PMP, Medicaid, State Government If you want to use your abilities to help us challenge the status quo and achieve on our ambitious mission, this is the right place for you. We are creating and delivering quality health care solutions that deeply impact the health care system. And this means opportunities for people like you to grow and innovate with us. At UnitedHealth Group we work with the largest collection of health related data. It's an opportunity and challenge on an enormous scale using SAS, R/Python, Hadoop, MapReduce and every emerging platform that makes sense for a team that makes the big--- At UnitedHealth Group, the technology and innovation we invent is in service of a future where health care serves everyone more fairly, productively and consistently. We put a series of questions to Pat Keran, Senior Director at Optum, to explain wha--- UnitedHealth Group is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or accommodation for any part of the application process, please call 1-800-561-0861 and say "Application Question" to be connected to Recruitment Services. Recruitment Services' hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday. UnitedHealth Group is a registered service mark of UnitedHealth Group, Inc. The UnitedHealth Group name with the dimensional logo, as well as the dimensional logo alone, are both service marks for the UnitedHealth Group, Inc. 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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