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Project Manager - OptumServe - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely* 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

    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
    • 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 -

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • National Career Readiness Certificate
      • 3+ years of demonstrated project management experience
      • Ability to facilitate and negotiate consensus around project and/or product goals
      • Candidates must have:

        • Leadership experience
        • Solid time-management skills
        • Good organization skills and the ability to balance projects of varying complexity simultaneously
        • Solid verbal and written communication skills, including solid presentation skills

          Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you'll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We've joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We're located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We're supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

          California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $67,800 to $133,100. 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.

          ---All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

          At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
          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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, New York , Project Manager - OptumServe - Remote, Executive , New York, New York

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