UnitedHealth Group Operations Business Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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. That’s what makes this opportunity so applause worthy. We have hundreds of business verticals across our matrixed organizations that are bringing thousands of new ideas, services and products to the marketplace every year. Our goal is simple. Use data and technology to help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Project Manager, you'll be engaged in a complex business model that is highly adaptable to build solutions that meet their customer needs in a competitive and effective way.

The Project Manager will execute on Rx Operations projects that impact the consumer experience. These projects are typically complex, with a combination of process and technology enhancements designed to achieve leadership objectives for revenue and NPS targets. The Project Manager will be highly engaged across functional areas and is accountable for overall project execution and success.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead or contribute to the development of program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g. program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)

  • Identify project duration, effort, sequence and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives

  • Drive/participate in the capital request process, as appropriate (e.g. presentations, cost-benefit analysis, business case)

  • Monitor and document project milestones and outcomes throughout the project lifecycle to ensure adherence to established quality standards

  • Develop, communicate and implement program and project risk, issue management plans and strategies

  • As an individual contributor must be able to (self-starter and motivated to action)

  • Ability to successfully engage team members in a cross functional, highly matrixed environments

This role will challenge your ability to work on complex projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently. You’ll need flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years of project management experience using data and information to make business decisions

  • Proficiency in Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint

  • Experience managing project budget and forecasting

  • Agile experience/knowledge

  • Proven experience using critical thinking to solve complex problems

  • Must be able to work in Eden Prairie office as relocation will not be offered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PMP Certification

  • Agile Certification

  • Healthcare/PBM experience

  • Call center operations experience

Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

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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