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Associate Project Manager - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Schaumburg, IL
Date:
01/19/2018
2018-01-192018-02-17
Job Code:
732117
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732117 Associate Project Manager Schaumburg IL

Associate Project Manager - Schaumburg, IL (732117)

Position 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)

This role is responsible for coordinating project activities and ensuring all tasks are completed as required for each release or weekly patch. This position is a direct report to the Sr Release Mgr and will assist with release escalations and issue resolution. Responsible for quality and completion of all deliverables necessary to implement the project. May have sole responsibility for smaller or off cycle releases requiring additional planning and tracking of deliverables.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the work flow of all projects
  • Interact with customers both internal and external to gather project requirements and act as liaison between customer and design team
  • Simultaneously lead several complex projects with varied, multiple deliverables, team members and audiences requiring ongoing prioritization and relationship management
  • Communicate job status information to all team members
  • Promote smooth workflow and communication between departments
  • Create and manage timelines for all projects
  • Ensure workflow progresses efficiently and projects/staff are organized as priorities shift
  • Maintain job tracking and time keeping database
  • Maintain and update project status report and run weekly status meetings
  • Help enhance and improve department processes
  • Communicate consolidated project milestones and deliverables for readiness
  • The ability to generate detailed project status reporting (including critical path impact, dependencies, milestones, resources, cost, work breakdown structures, etc.).
  • The ability to work in a matrix environment across cross functional teams
  • Workflow design, implementation and management experience
  • Strong negotiation skills
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • 3+ years of working with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
  • 3+ years of data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely to leadership
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple demands and competing deadlines
  • Ability to work in an enterprise cross matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software Release Experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Proficiency with MS Project
  • Proficiency with MS Visio
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Healthcare Industry experience

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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: IT project management, SDLC, data analysis,IT project management, SDLC, data analysis, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois

Job Details

  • Contest Number732117
  • Job TitleAssociate Project Manager - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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