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Sr. Technical Project Manager - Santa Ana, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Santa Ana, CA
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738843 Sr Technical Project Manager Santa Ana CA

Sr. Technical Project Manager - Santa Ana, CA (738843)

Position Description

The incumbent will report to the Vice President of Informatics to integrate process, organization, and technology that is used to run major outreach programs in risk management, health care quality, analytics, medical records, and big data systems.  This will require strategy, planning and operational oversight across the teams.

Project Manager Role overview: click here
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead or contribute to the development of program or project scope statements with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program / project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)
  • Identify project duration, effort, sequence, and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives
  • Drive / participate in the capital request process, as appropriate (e.g., presentations, cost - benefit analysis, business case)
  • Monitor and document project milestones and outcomes throughout the project lifecycle to ensure adherence to established quality standards
  • Develop, communicate and implement program and project risk, issue management plans and strategies
  • Develop and implement contingency and recovery plans when deliverables are missed (e.g., identify critical path, document, plan for getting back on plan schedule, Business Continuity Plan, failover planning)
  • Work with technical teams to determine risks and ensure quality assurance
  • Work closely with the VP to support managing the team from a project management perspective
  • Work with Rally For Health wellness portal / app  and agile development
  • Participate in meetings that require technical background in analytics and / or information technology knowledge
Required Qualifications: 
  • Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.
  • 7+  years of project management experience
  • Experienced in working with the technical teams
  • Experience in working on managing multiple projects of high value at the same time
  • Must be able to work in  Santa Ana, California office.  Relocation will not be offered
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Graduate degree
  • Experience with health care analytics
  • 2+ years of process improvement experience as a Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Previous coding experience (any language)
  • Familiarity with the analytics and data science processes and methodologies
  • Experience with Deloitte or IBM global services

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 Number738843
  • Job TitleSr. Technical Project Manager - Santa Ana, CA
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Santa Ana, CA
    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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