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Project Manager & Scheduler - Charleston, WV

UnitedHealth Group

Charleston, WV
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759086 Project Manager Scheduler Charleston WV

Project Manager & Scheduler - Charleston, WV (759086)

Position Description

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop project schedules, update master project schedules, facilitate schedule discussions with release management and other project managers
  • Perform analysis of schedule variances and generate other reports and data requests from team members, managers and client PMO
  • Facilitating working sessions to perform Root Cause, Variance Analysis and Corrective Action Planning and work-arounds
  • Develop summary analysis for schedule related assessment for Senior Leadership
  • Investigate non - standard requests and problems, makes presentations to senior leadership, ensure project documentation is accurate and ensure projects are completed on time and within scope. Pertinent data and facts will be captured for executive review to identify and solve issues and mitigate risks
  • Prioritize your work load and work on ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Serve as an Optum PMO primary point of contact for matters relating to the project schedule and serve as a liaison and support PM

Required Qualifications:

  • BA / BS degree and / or equivalent education and experience
  • 4+ years of project management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in performing project schedule status updates, tracking, planning and working with large data sets and making data - driven analytical decisions  
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • PMP Certification
  • Proficient in MS Project (advanced user), Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS Project Certification
  • Healthcare experience
  • Project management experience implementing large technical solutions
  • Experience in a large matrix environment

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)



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 Number759086
  • Job TitleProject Manager & Scheduler - Charleston, WV
  • Job FamilyInformation Technology
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Charleston, WV
    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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