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IT Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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744520 IT Project Manager Eden Prairie MN

IT Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN (744520)

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 position will be part of the solution delivery management team that is supporting the ORx IT team deliver their capital programs and projects.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve key Optum Rx business objectives
  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams
  • Participate in the development of business strategy
  • Develop and manages IT delivery plans to achieve objectives
  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • May have segment-wide impact
  • Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously. These will be capital projects involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems related to provider demographics
  • Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with the business, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling issues that arise from the business and/or IT leaders
  • Anticipating issues and acting proactively to address potential issues
  • Gathering and updating project materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents
  • Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects
  • Obtaining maximum value from Information Technology project management services
  • Utilizing organizational resources appropriately
  • Management of key projects to ensure successful completion
  • Managing cross - functional interdependencies
  • Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time
  • Providing risk management and issue/problem resolution as required
  • Core deliverables - Delivery Roadmap, Status Reporting, Communication Plans, IRAAD, program/project governance structure, Program/Project financials - Budget, ETC, EAC, and variance

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 200)
  • 7+ years technical experience in one or more aspects of Information Systems Development or Business / Information Systems areas
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project management experience
  • Business Analysis project management experience
  • Professional PM methodology trained with working experience of Agile
  • Budget tracking and complex cost benefit analysis experience
  • Working understanding of distributed technologies and architecture
  • Solid understanding of mainframe technologies
  • C-level interface and presentation skills
  • Solid analytical, problem-solving and financial analysis skills
  • Proficiency in computer software such as Project, Power Point, Excel and Mini Tab

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Internal experience with Optum Rx business
  • 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
  • PBM Industry experience
  • Health care insurance background
  • Exposure to multiple PM methodologies
  • Process implementation & re-engineering experience
  • MS Access - ad hoc reporting experience
  • Big 4 or Professional Services experience
  • Ability to build and manage relationships across a large enterprise
  • Ability to influence decisions from top down and bottom up

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 Keywords: IT Project Manager, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number744520
  • Job TitleIT Project Manager - 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 LevelDirector
  • 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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