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 position will be part of the solution delivery management team that is supporting the OptumRx IT team deliver their capital programs and projects. 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 and/or IT leaders 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 Core deliverables - Delivery Roadmap, Status Reporting, Communication Plans, IRAAD, program/project governance structure, Program/Project financials - Budget, ETC, EAC, and variance
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 5+ years of data gathering/analysis and writing system requirements Experience working with test plans and test cases Experience facilitating Joint Application Design (JAD) sessionsPreferred Qualifications:Internal experience with Optum Rx business 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 PBM Industry experienceTechnology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place 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: Senior IT Project Consultant, IT Project Management, PBM, SDLC, JAD, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
Internal Number: 744512
About UnitedHealth Group
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.