You love to challenge the status quo. You thrive on exceeding goals, always making things better than you found them. Bring that passion to UnitedHealth Group and join us on a mission to help people live healthier lives. As a Business Project Manager, you'll work alongside a high caliber team as you drive innovation and business forward. You'll roll up your sleeves as you coordinate complete projects, defining performance and results. When you get into the driver's seat of this role, you will show your expertise in determining time frames, allotment of staffing and funding resources and leading others in the organization to make meaningful process improvements. This is no small opportunity. As a Business Project Manager, you'll shift scope definition, risk identification, methodology and resource allocation to a gear you didn't even know you have. You'll take on tough challenges and create innovative solutions. Along the way, you'll grow and develop at a pace that energizes your career while you do your life's best work.(sm) Employees in this position should be working toward or have achieved certification in project management. Primary Responsibilities:Lead or help develop program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program/project charter, Statement of ---Work, Business Vision Document) Work with resource managers to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g., labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources Establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with stakeholder input (e.g., key performance indicators, scope definition) Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g., mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance) Lead or contribute to the development of program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g.), program/project charter, Statement of ---Work, Business Vision Document) Ensure alignment and understanding of program/project scope and objectives with the organization's strategic objectives and the Voice of the Customer, in consultation with applicable stakeholders Raise awareness of any misalignment or misunderstanding of project scope and objectives with applicable stakeholders Ensure that all impacted areas are identified, and that appropriate resources are engaged to participate in the scope definition process Ensure that project scope, requirements and approvals comply with current governance guidelines and methodology Monitor scope requirements and identify scope-related gaps and issues Ensure that all project dependencies/linkages are identified (e.g., hardware, software, licensing, PRDs, budgets, timelines, regulatory due dates, contracts/NDAs, cross-project dependencies, implementation timelines) Obtain agreement on project scope from applicable stakeholders, and ensures that requirements sign-off is obtained Ensure that all project deliverables and success criteria are identified Manage/support project scope and objectives throughout the project lifecycle, as needed (e.g., revised scope definition, scope creep) Establish/implement/comply with change management processes to drive effective project execution (e.g., launch, deployment, revisions, change control)
Required Qualifications:BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field and/or equivalent education and work experience 3+ years of project management experience working end-to-end on large, complex multi-million dollar projects/programs 3+ years of experience in tracking, planning projects, working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions Experience working in a large matrixed environment Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely to leadership Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities and projectsPreferred Qualifications:Healthcare insurance industry experience PMP certification MBA Degree Agile environment Strong executive focusUnitedHealth 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. Job Keywords: Business Project Manager, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota
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.