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Project Manager

Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Project ManagerWork Location: Remote, with occasional travelClient: OptumDuration: Contract
Description: You're empowered to do your best by supporting the Business Initiatives Team. Within Business Initiatives, the Senior Project Manager will be expected to support a variety of different lines of business, regularly cycling on and off engagements at different stages within the project management lifecycle. This individual must possess mastery of analysis and investigation skills. He or she provides explanations and interpretations within area of expertise. A candidate's work is self-directed and not prescribed, focused on less structured, more complex issues. This individual must be a resource to others and fully proficient in the following aspects of project management.

Core Accountabilities:

  • Deliver project work on time and on budget with assigned resources.
  • Report project health and status to key stakeholders; must be comfortable reporting to executive level.
  • Review and prepare documentation, presentations, and data with accuracy and thoroughness
  • Manage cross-matrixed projects, oftentimes dealing with multiple lines of business.
  • - - - - -Contribute, lead, and own the development of Project/Program documentation (e.g., Project Charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document, Project Plans, Communication Plans and Status/Issue/Risk Reporting).
  • Provide input on and own project timeline, budget, scope, benefit, and quality measures.
  • Develop/contribute to project budgets/forecasts, drive capture of project economics (e.g., cost/benefit analysis, capital planning, staffing impact analysis/assessment) and assist in obtaining approvals from applicable stakeholders
  • Identify, establish, and ensure application of quality objectives, criteria and standards using appropriate quality management methods in coordination with stakeholders. (e.g., key performance indicators, scope definition)
  • Lead and support project/program success through implementation of best in class change management practices in consultation with applicable stakeholders and partners.
  • Actively address issues, risks, and problems that arise during course of project/program.
  • Continually enhance skills and knowledge through new experiences, education, and work assignments. Demonstrate experience appropriate mastery of skills and behaviors and seek feedback for improvement and focus.
  • Ensure development of relationships within team members and ensure effective communication in all applicable mediums.
    • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • 3-5+ years project management experience or similar experience
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to shifting priorities
    • Coachable attitude: willing to both give and receive feedback
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Executive presence: comfort and ability to effectively engage with senior leaders
    • Tenacity: ability and willingness to work through difficult obstacles
    • Ability to balance multiple projects/tasks simultaneously
    • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
    • Strong communication and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Ability to perform data entry, reconciliation, and analysis in a detail-oriented and efficient manner
    • Previous experience in a cross matrixed enterprise environment
    • Excellent facilitation and relationship building skills.
    • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them.
    • Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement across organizational boundaries
    • Successful candidates for this position will be highly motivated, self-starting, and willing to go the extra mile to ensure the success of the team and Business Initiatives.
      • Familiarity with Health Care Company and Health Care Company's products & services
      • Healthcare experience
      • Financial industry experience or related competency
      • Experience with Smartsheet

Keywords: DIVERSANT, LLC, Eden Prairie , Project Manager, Executive , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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