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Senior Project Manager 1, Business PMO - Minnetonka, MN preferred

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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Senior Project Manager 1, Business PMO - Minnetonka, MN preferred(Job Number:729340)

You love to challenge the status quo. You thrive on exceeding goals, always making things better than you found them. Bring that passion to UnitedHealth Group and join us on a mission to help people live healthier lives. As a Senior Project Manager , you'll work alongside a high caliber team as you drive innovation and business forward. You'll roll up your sleeves as you coordinate complete projects, defining performance and results. When you get into the driver's seat of this role, you will show your expertise in determining time frames, allotment of staffing and funding resources and leading others in the organization to make meaningful process improvements. This is no small opportunity.


As a Senior Project Manager , you'll shift scope definition, risk identification, methodology and resource allocation to a gear you didn't even know you have. You'll take on tough challenges and create innovative solutions. Along the way, you'll grow and develop at a pace that energizes your career while you do your life's best work.(sm)


The Senior Project Manager will deliver business objectives as part of the transformative, multi-year  initiative. Goals will be accomplished through building collaborative partnerships with UHC leaders and partners. All aspects of  business activities are included: Organizational Readiness (change readiness, planning, training, process & procedure optimization, business rules), Polaris Configuration,  Production Operations. This position will be a part of the Business PMO team and will report to the  Program Manager for Employer and Individual. 


The ideal location for this role is in our Minnetonka MN office but other locations and telecommuting are possible options.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead or contribute to the development of program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program/project charter, Polaris)
  • Ensure alignment of program/project scope and objectives with the organization's strategic objectives
  • Ensure that all impacted areas are identified, and that appropriate resources are engaged to participate in the scope definition process
  • Ensure that project scope, requirements and approvals comply with current governance guidelines and methodology
  • Monitor scope requirements and identifies scope-related gaps and issues
  • Obtain agreement on project scope from applicable stakeholders, and ensures that requirements sign-off is obtained
  • Ensure that all project deliverables and success criteria are identified
  • Maintain the definition of project scope and objectives throughout the project lifecycle, as needed
  • Identify project duration, effort, sequence, and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, including resource assignments and dependencies
  • Work with resource managers to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution (e.g., resource demand planning)
  • Ensure that resources are acquired to meet project requirements, escalating for assistance where gaps exist
  • Ensure that project schedules include all tasks and activities necessary to achieve project objectives
  • Adhere to applicable project planning processes/methodologies (e.g., UDP) in order to ensure that all required project resources are aligned and available (including testing environments)
  • Manage project schedule, quality, communications and relationships

Job General Project Management
Primary Location US-MN-Minnetonka
Other Location United States
Organization Config & Bus Enablement
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 2
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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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