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Senior Project Manager - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 21, 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)The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the partnering with Education Solutions leaders to plan and implement strategic education initiatives and operational processes. -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plan and drive implementation of new or expanding clinical education initiatives for new with attention to timelines, requirements, and communication
  • Own the details of operational event planning and execution for annual educational summit with stakeholders across OptumCare
  • Analyzes data and gather facts to improve operations and strategy through processes or systems
  • Serve as operations lead for management of data mining, analysis and interpretation
  • Leverage best practices from existing programs to create customized, scalable solutions
  • Develop, communicate, implement project risk/issue management plans and strategies
  • Support the development of departmental policies and procedures, including SOPs and job aids
  • Develop, document and implement project and communication plans (e.g., stakeholder communications) and maintain project plan timelines
  • Respond quickly to and effectively manage priorities for project requests, deliverables and deadlines
  • Lead/facilitate meetings to drive execution of initiatives
  • Ensure prompt escalation of challenges/issues that will impact the business and initiative delivery
  • Support cross-functional collaboration, encouraging creative solutions and strategies and emphasizing outcomes and cost
  • Ensures appropriate controls are in place to monitor and maintain results and foster continuous improvement
  • Conduct change management activities to secure support for the change and drive adoption
  • Communicate effectively and gains trust by facilitating discussions, working collaboratively, setting expectations, acting responsively, and completing deliverablesYou'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:
    • Bachelor's degree in health care, business, or related field
    • 6+ years of project, strategic program development, or related management experience
    • 3+ years of -experience with data analytics and proven experience of development and implementation of data supported strategy
    • 3+ years of experience with data management and analysis, best practices and manipulation with the ability to leverage data to support the development of ongoing strategies
    • 3+ years of experience in successfully delivering on Operational projects in a matrix environment
    • 2+ years of experience writing business requirements, creating business process documentation and developing business case for initiatives
    • Advanced level with MS Office: Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams, and SharePoint
    • Experience influencing and working with internal and external stakeholders/resources to move projects and programs forward and overcome any challenges
    • Ability to travel -10% -- -Nationwide - -Team Meetings when required
    • 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 accommodation - To 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 employment.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.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary -range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary -range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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.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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