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Project Manager

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration, and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) You will enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead to the development of project scope statements, ensuring alignment 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 all project dependencies, - project deliverables, and success criteria are identified, obtain agreement on project scope from applicable stakeholders, and ensure that requirements sign-off is obtained, complying with governance guidelines, monitor scope for scope issues, raise awareness of any misalignment or misunderstanding of project scope and objectives with applicable stakeholders, Manage project scope through change management to drive effective project execution
  • Identify project duration, effort, sequence, and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives, develop and maintain detailed project plans, Acquire project resources, Work with resource managers to drive the demand planning, - ensure resourcing is aligned with available funding, facilitate agreement from applicable stakeholders on schedule, time management and resource plans, and negotiate changes/adjust project plans as needed, Monitor and report progress throughout the project life cycle, Ensure seamless transition from project implementation to the business
  • Develop project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from applicable stakeholders, analyze and maintain financial forecast information, manage project budgets, ensuring appropriate cost controls and project budget, participate in the capital request process, identify procurement needs for external resources, ensure adherence to established financial close procedures and governance guidelines
  • Support establishment of quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with input from applicable stakeholders, monitor and document project milestones and outcomes throughout the project lifecycle to ensure adherence to established quality standards, - monitor the testing process, ensure defects are closed prior to deployment, and proper release/deployment/functionality of the project, ensure that controls are identified and operationalized to allow benefit tracking and reporting
  • Identify potential risks/issues, recommend, communicate, and implement risk management plans in support of lead project manager direction, ensure resolution of identified and assigned risks, recommend contingency plans, develop/monitor/maintain applicable risk/issue logs
  • Develop, document and implement project communication plans, manage communications among all applicable stakeholders, establish, develop and maintain effective relationships with applicable project stakeholders, manage vendor relationships, resolve conflicts among project participants, escalating to others as needed, provide project management resources to applicable audiences, distribute project reports/documentation to applicable stakeholders, implement for ongoing project documentation storage, ensure understanding and buy-in from applicable stakeholders
  • Develops project management and business expertise to establish credibility, develops a compelling case based on facts, acts decisively, and takes ownership of actions, adapts personally to rapid change in direction, identifies the pros and cons of decisions and appropriate courses of action
  • Continually improves management style and documentation, focuses on speed to value, manages roadmap to an iterative approach What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? - - Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. -Some of our offerings include:
    • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
    • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
    • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
    • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Referral Bonus Program
    • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
    • More information can be downloaded at: - You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Software, Business, Engineering, or related discipline with an emphasis in Project Management or -4 years of combination of education, Project Management experience and/or applicable military experience will be considered
      • 2+ years of demonstrated Project Management experience
      • Possess a broad understanding of the 5 stages of project management: Initiation, Planning Execution, Monitor and Control, Closeout. Be able to articulate this understanding with relevant work experience
      • Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Microsoft Project, Visio, and Access -
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. -Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state, -and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to -employment to ensure compliance Preferred Qualifications:
        • 3+ years of demonstrated Project Management experience
        • National Career Readiness Certificate
        • Ability to facilitate and negotiate consensus around project and/or product goals
        • Candidates must have:
          • Leadership experience
          • Strong time-management skills
          • Good organization skills and the ability to balance projects of varying complexity simultaneously
          • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: -The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives - 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: -Project Manager, LHI, OptumServe, VACCN, PMP, UHG, #RPO, Military, remote, telecommute, work from home, work at home, WFH, WAH hiring -immediately, #Green

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Atlanta , Project Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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