Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
As a Principal Project Manager, you'll guide teams to drive and manage high-quality execution and operational excellence, as they deliver technology solutions that meet business needs and maximize customer experience, growth and retention. This role will manage the Optum Portfolio of the Enterprise Decommission Program. This Program has a $350M Target for 2019 and similar targets in future years.
This role has responsibility for one of the most challenging and complex capital programs at Optum and UnitedHealth Group. You'll be responsible for driving the conversations that articulate a solution for this very complex program and leading the team that will deliver results.
Socializing the benefits of the Program with Optum Stakeholders and Leadership
Identifying new opportunities and drive teams to identify them as well
Managing very diverse groups and personalities and supporting them in a dynamic environment
Serve as a subject matter expert to internal stakeholders for the Enterprise Decommission Program
Pursue opportunities to decommission technology assets by adopting new technologies or sun-setting those assets to realize in year and future year costs savings
Drive and manage staff across organizational lines to achieve aggressive goals
Compile status reports and share progress with executive Leadership as necessary
Manage and ensure compliance with IT structures/processes/technologies
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
8 years of professional IT Project or IT Program experience
5 years leading teams and managing matrix IT department in a large, enterprise environment
Prior experience leading cross-functional distributed teams
Viable work locations are in: Eden Prairie, MN or Hartford, CT or Irvine or Cypress, CA or in Basking Ridge, NJ Optum offices
Internal Optum Tech experience is required (internals or previous employees)
Health care industry experience
Executive presence and ability to present and communicate with Sr. Directors and VP level audience
Optum experience and knowledge
Driven to achieve aggressive operational targets
Technology 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.
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Unitedhealth Group Inc.