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Senior IT Project Consultant - MN or Rocky Hill, CT

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Senior IT Project Consultant - MN or Rocky Hill, CT(Job Number:700448)

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)


The Optum Solutions and Technology Engagement Team (S&T) is seeking a highly motivated Senior IT Project Consultant that is interested in taking the next step on their career path, acting as an engagement pursuit lead. Step into a critical business engagement role, engaging in new program and project opportunities with our internal business partners. This role requires excellent knowledge of the healthcare domain, including experience with healthcare data warehousing and analytics capabilities, and requires exceptional customer communication & presentation skills. This role requires strong project management and business analysis skills. Candidates must enjoy working in an evolving, fast-paced and dynamic work environment.


Engagement Pursuit Leads are S&T's first line of contact with our UHC and Optum business partners.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with internal partners to usher a project through the engagement process including: 
    • Overview of business need & objectives
    • Identify agile capabilities and success criteria
    • Confirmation of solution design and feasibility
    • Coordination of project estimates across multiple S&T delivery groups
    • Creation/documentation of Statement of Work (SOW) or Agile Teaming Agreement (ATA), and other key engagement artifacts
  • Meeting with partner customers to define, understand, and document project requirements/capabilities
  • Partner with architecture teams to ensure that the high level solution aligns with the business requirements
  • Identifying and documenting design considerations, assumptions, and dependencies
  • Gather estimates for delivery and operational costs
  • Identifying risks and working with S&T delivery teams and business partners to mitigate those risks
  • Regular communication with business partners; the person in this role will act as a liaison between internal customers and S&T technical teams during the engagement phase of a project
  • Coordinate tasks and tight timelines across multiple teams leading to timely engagement delivery
  • Multi-task and handle several engagement projects concurrently

Job IT Project Management
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location US-CT-Rocky Hill, US-Minnesota
Organization Optum Data Management
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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