UnitedHealth Group Senior Project Manager - Telecommute in Phoenix, Arizona

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than UnitedHealth Group. Here, we're on a mission to make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Project Manager, you'll drive innovation forward, impacting millions of lives. This is the opportunity to grow and develop, bring all your study, all your training and your energy to a new level.

As a Senior Project Manager , you'll work within our business model that is highly adaptable, allowing you to quickly and effectively address emerging needs in a changing health care landscape. You will be involved with initiatives crossing business teams and operating groups to coordinate projects, define performance, and drive results. You'll investigate non-standard requests and problems, make presentations to leadership and take pride in completing projects on time and within scope. If your heart starts pounding when you realize the impact you can have by bringing your skills to a team made up of some of the smartest people you'll ever work with, then join us for something special. Join us as we continue to take on challenges and create innovative solutions. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions as you do your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a leader/mentor

  • 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 (e.g., RSA process, Agile, Waterfall)

  • 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)

  • Track project performance

  • Control project timelines and resources

  • Manage project budget

  • Manage project quality

  • Manage project risks/issues

  • Manage project relationships and communications

  • Monitor and report on progress of the project

  • Conduct project evaluation and assessment of results

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field and/or equivalent education and work experience

  • 5+ years of project management experience

  • 5+ years of experience in initiating, tracking, and planning projects; working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, Word and PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities and projects

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that’s second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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.

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