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Senior Technical Project Manager - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 14, 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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)The Sr. Technology Project Manager is responsible for driving the development of the Education Solutions technology strategy and implementation roadmap. They will develop project plans, build project schedules, manage project meetings, communicate progress and status, enforce quality management, and identify, respond to, and manage risks, issues, and changes, and manage technology project activities, and ensure all project phases are documented appropriately. -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive technology vision, strategy, and roadmap development
  • Engage appropriate enterprise-wide stakeholders to enable awareness and alignment
  • Know the market to effectively identify and frame new technology products
  • Define solutions with high-value requirements, a compelling business case, clear product positioning, priority, and strategic impact
  • Partner with stakeholders to enable successful development, delivery, and adoption of technology solutions
  • Service as the product champion and apply deep expertise to credibly represent, manage, and engage with business(es)
  • Successful execution projects/programs with varying degrees of complexity, change and visibility
  • Demonstrate ownership of the end-to-end project management process. Lead project teams and manage all activities in a project lifecycle. (initiating, planning, executing/controlling & closing)
  • Provide project management expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, and meeting facilitation
  • Inquire to understand issues, bring necessary parties together to obtain information, hold individuals accountable on timeline to meet project goals
  • Effectively build and maintain relationships with teams across the organization
  • Ensure that project documents are current and complete, as well as appropriately managed and stored
  • Conduct project postmortems and creates lessons learned reports to identify project elements that were both successful and unsuccessful
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics
  • Ensure seamless transition from project ideation and strategy through implementation to the business owners as needed
  • Ensure that all project dependencies/linkages are identified (e.g. technology, regulatory, legal) and aligned/addressed, and identify potential needs for subject matter expertise / consultative support
  • Identify potential risks / issues / barriers to execution, and collaborate to develops specific plans to mitigate risk / resolve issues / remove barriers
  • Connect granular tasks to longer-term strategic objectives
  • Prioritize in a time-crunched, fast-paced environment -You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment tath 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 the area of Information Technology and/or equivalent related experience
    • 7+ years of project/program management experience
    • 5+ years combined IT experience in project, program and portfolio management -
    • 5+ years health industry experience and/or in a large complex matrixed organization experience
    • Experience leading large- and small-scale projects- accountable for defining milestones, timing, team roles and responsibilities & delivering outcomes on time
    • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders/resources to move projects and programs forward and overcome any challenges -
    • Experience with report outs and presentations to sr. leadership -
    • Experience negotiating with key leaders to overcome barriers to drive the initiative forward
    • Advanced analytical experience in evaluating and analyzing data
    • Advanced level knowledge of MS Office
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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 compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • PMP Certification
      • Experience working with Care Delivery Organizations
      • Experience with an educational organization
      • Knowledge of Risk Adjustment, CMS 5 Star, HEDIS, and other Pay for Performance Programs
      • Working knowledge of Optum businesses
      • Successfully managed a large technology portfolio or program with multiple business stakeholders
      • Able to balance competing demands and operate with a sense of urgency when neededTo 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)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $97,300 to $176,900. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyDiversity 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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