If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) The core mission of Optum Connect is to provide end-to-end Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) and core administrative Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services to the commercial market. Optum Connect solutions incorporate products, capabilities, services, and other offerings from across Optum into end-to-end solutions that differentiate from commodity competitors by connecting the breadth of Optum assets into transformative solutions. The Senior IT Project Consultant will have responsibility for large client facing ITaaS Program Implementation initiatives. Primary Responsibilities:Responsible for large client facing ITaaS Program Implementation Initiatives Requires up to 25% travel, tailoring off over time based on Program Length and complexity Spanish speaking is highly sought in this role Partner with Program Delivery Leadership, Product Management, Optum Internal teams, as well as 3rd Party Solution and Service Providers Integrate information technologies into the company for optimal effectiveness Understand current and future business goals and ongoing IT issues to ensure business success Participate in recruitment, orientation and ongoing training of new IT staff Supervise and direct IT personnel Managing projects around systems and data architecture Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously; these will be capital projects involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems related to provider demographics Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with the business, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling issues that arise from the business Anticipating issues and acting proactively to address potential issues Gathering and updating project materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents Speaking to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects Obtaining maximum value from Information Technology project management services Utilizing organizational resources appropriately Management of key projects to ensure successful completion Managing cross-functional interdependencies Improving processes to optimize performance and value over time Providing risk management and issue/problem resolution as required
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience 5+ years of IT Project Management experience 5+ years of working hands-on with all aspects of IT Delivery 5+ years of data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements 5+ years of working with global workforce via remote collaboration meeting tools (Webex) Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions Requires up to 25% travelPreferred Qualifications:Spanish speaking is highly sought in this role Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) Proficiency with MS Project Proficiency with MS Visio Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Healthcare Industry experience 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) 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 management, IT delivery, travel, telecommute, remote, work from home
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.