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IT Project Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
01/16/2018
2018-01-162018-02-14
Job Code:
744481
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744481 IT Project Consultant Eden Prairie MN

IT Project Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN (744481)

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)

 

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
  • Ability, and desire, to work at the direction of group leader (VP/Senior) director on internal department projects and operations

  • Staffing, vital signs action plans, budgets, forecasts, CI Plans, senior leader meetings, department communication plans, portfolio level heat maps/status,, space planning, etc.

  • Navigate and work with other senior leaders in the group independently on those internal activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • 4+ years of working with all aspects of the System Development Life Cycle
  • 4+ years of data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements
  • Experience working with test plans and test cases
  • Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
  • PBM Experience
  • Agile Experience
  • Working knowledge of project financial tracking
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do 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.

Job Details

  • Contest Number744481
  • Job TitleIT Project Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptum Technology

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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