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Sr. Six Sigma Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Eden Prairie, MN
Date:
01/16/2018
2018-01-162018-02-14
Job Code:
743596
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743596 Sr Six Sigma Consultant Eden Prairie MN

Sr. Six Sigma Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN (743596)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions by assisting with Operational Projects throughout the organization! Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Are you a subject matter expertise using Six Sigma methodology in project management, scope definition, risk identification, methodology and resource allocation or facilitation? Assist us with strategic initiatives crossing business teams and operating groups as a SR. Six Sigma Consultant to coordinate and complete projects, define performance and results and manage vendors and service providers. You'll 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 reviewed to identify and solve issues and mitigate risks, prioritize your work load and work on ad hoc projects as assigned. This role will serve as a workstream owner of high profile World Class Quality initiatives and must be able to consult with leaders and mentor project staff on quality tools and practices.

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
  • 5+ years of project management administration and/or project management experience to include tracking/reporting responsibilities for a large portfolio of projects
  • 3+ years experience in tracking, planning projects, working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions
  • Moderate to advanced MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely and to ability to facilitate meetings
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of EnterpriseNow

  • Management and trending of escalated issues

  • Using root cause analysis to drive process improvement project selection

  • Understand how operational metrics tie to NPS results

  • Experience mentoring new Black Belts through BB training

  • Healthcare industry experience

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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 Number743596
  • Job TitleSr. Six Sigma Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

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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