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IT Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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748475 IT Project Manager Eden Prairie MN

IT Project Manager - Eden Prairie, MN (748475)

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:

  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives

  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams

  • Predict emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them

  • Participate in the development of business strategy

  • Develop and manages business 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

  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches


Required Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience

  • 10+ year’s Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 200)

  • 10+ year’s technical experience in one or more aspects of Information Systems Development or Business / Information Systems areas

  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project management

  • Business Analysis project management

  • Budget tracking and complex cost benefit analysis skills

  • Strong understanding of distributed technologies & architecture

  • Solid understanding of mainframe technologies

  • Ability to build and manage relationships across a large enterprise

  • C-level interface and presentation skills

  • Ability to influence decisions from top down and bottom up

  • Solid analytical, problem-solving and financial analysis skills

  • Proficiency in computer software such as Project, Power Point, Excel and Mini Tab

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Health care insurance background

  • PMP Certification

  • Exposure to multiple PM methodologies

  • Process implementation & re-engineering

  • MS Access - ad hoc reporting

  • Big 4 or Professional Services 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 Keywords: IT Project Manager, project management, business analysis, PM methodologies, reporting, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota


Job Details

  • Contest Number748475
  • 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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