IT Project Manager, Software Releases - Schaumburg, IL
January 9, 2018
UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)This role is responsible for facilitating and oversight of the RxClaim release activities (planning, tracking of deliverables, etc.). Responsible for quality and completion of all deliverables that are overseen by the individual Project Managers. Release responsibility will include major MOD releases, weekly patch cycles and emergency patches (as needed). Primary Responsibilities: 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 the System Development Life Cycle Experience acting as a liaison between business and technical teams Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely to leadership Ability to prioritize and balance multiple demands and competing deadlines Ability to work in an enterprise cross matrix organizationPreferred Qualifications: Software Release experience 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 experienceUnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. 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.
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.