This role manages and is accountable for professional employees. Impact of work is most often at the local level. Candidate's personal work is self-directed and not prescribed, focused on less structured, more complex issues. Other responsibilities include reviewing the work of others, and developing innovative approaches to problems. Within the PMO, the candidate is sought out as expert, serves as a leader/mentor and is advanced in the following aspects of project management.
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)
Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g., labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources (e.g., resource managers, project managers, application planners, system architects)
Develop/contribute to project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from applicable stakeholders (e.g., cost/benefit analysis, capital planning, staffing impact analysis/assessment)
Establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with input from applicable stakeholders (e.g., key performance indicators, scope definition)
Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
Develop, document and implement project communication plans
Bachelor's degree required or equivalent work experience
3 Years of previous experience in an cross matrixed enterprise environment
5 Years of experience as Project Manager
Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Strong executive communication and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement across organizational boundaries
Business operations strategy definition and execution in a matrixed organization
Careers 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.
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