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Project Operations Specialist - Meridian, ID

UnitedHealth Group

Meridian, ID
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745492 Project Operations Specialist Meridian ID

Project Operations Specialist - Meridian, ID (745492)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report progress throughout the project life cycle, using appropriate project planning and scheduling tools

  • Develop / generate / distribute project reports / documentation to applicable stakeholders (e.g., project status, metrics, outcomes, issues, risks, opportunities)

  • Provide subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation, and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques

  • Make presentations to management on project updates, project cycle, and expected results

  • Create, control and improve end to end business processes

  • Lead process design and project implementation teams
    Diagnose process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using principles of process excellence and related tools

  • Ensure projects are completed on time and in scope

  • Establish, develop and maintain effective relationships with applicable project stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Health Administration or related field or equivalent work experience

  • 2+ years of specific experience with documenting processes and practices, often in accepted project methodology, while effectively prioritizing multiple tasks, priorities, projects, and deadlines

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Employees in this position should be working towards or have achieved certification in project management

  • Experience in a healthcare setting


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 Keywords: Documentation, Project methodology, Meridian, ID, Idaho

Job Details

  • Contest Number745492
  • Job TitleProject Operations Specialist - Meridian, ID
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Meridian, ID
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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