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) Primary Responsibilities:Under the direction of the Project Management lead, assist with project coordination, planning and management Manage sub–project work streams by leading client facing meeting, conducting requirements gathering and documentation Manage scope to meet project success criteria Assist with the development of the project plan Review the project plan to ensure all team members understand assigned tasks and associated deliverable dates Assist with tracking and monitoring project change request Capture project metrics and ensure they are clearly communication to the Project Management team Work with various team members to resolve project/process issues in a timely manner
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience 4+ years of IT/Business Project Management experience Knowledge and experience in application of project management best practices Strong communication and interpersonal skills Ability to work in vast-paced environment Proficiency with MS Office (Including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access) Proficiency with MS ProjectPreferred Qualifications:Proficiency with MS Visio Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Healthcare Industry experienceCareers 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 Manager, Charleston, West Virginia, WV
Internal Number: 750915
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.