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Senior Project Manager Raleigh NC Onsite

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for supporting delivery of contractually required services and deliverables for an Optum State Government project. You will be responsible for proactively identifying opportunities, and conducting analysis, needs assessments, cost/benefit assessments pertaining to other IT services as appropriate. This role is a hybrid role and will require someone to be primarily onsite in Raleigh, NC. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day project management activity for the contract
  • Manage Project Deliverables and Artifacts
  • Maintain Project Schedule, Level Resources
  • Serve as a resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Develop/maintain formal Project and Operational schedules, (Project Plans)
  • Review work performed by others and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Lead, motivate and inspire other team members
  • Manage customer relationships and anticipate customer needs to proactively develop solutions
  • Manage vendor contracts (Statements of Work) for Hardware, Software, and Service
  • Business development planning; developing integration services proposals; government procurement; providing pre-sales technical support and designing technical solutions.
  • Develop and negotiate win/win solutions to project issues and operational enhancements
  • Work with end users/customers to understand and develop requirements for evolution of the platform
  • Organize and lead project related meetings with customers, development staff, and sponsor level staff
  • Project Status Reporting, Project Quality Management, and Project Budget Management and Operational reporting
  • Project Resource/Staffing Management
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with programmers, analysts, immediate supervisor, management, system users, operations, other State agencies and the private sector
  • Meet with users for clarification and elaboration as necessary to clearly define a problem and conceptualize a development plan and/or operational enhancements
  • Recognize, gather, correlate, and analyze facts, draw conclusions, define problems, and devise solutions and alternatives; and make appropriate recommendations
  • Forecast and plan resource requirements
  • Authorize deviations from standards
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provide explanations and information to others on complex issuesYou'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.Required Qualifications:
    • PMP or PMI Certified
    • 7+ years of experience with managing delivery of complex application development projects
    • 7+ years of experience managing projects with 10 or more resources
    • 7+ years of experience managing a contract for a program valued at $1 million in revenue or greater
    • 7+ years of Project Management experience including Hardware, Software, and Services related deliverables
    • 7+ years of formal personnel management experience of both direct reports and matrixed resources
    • 7+ years of experience in Microsoft Project
    • Experience with Medicaid or Healthcare data systems
    • Experience in both Agile and Waterfall SDLCs
    • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Located in Raleigh, NC or within commuting distance to the officePreferred Qualifications:
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
      • Certified Professional Quality Assurance Specialist
      • CBIP certification
      • Experience with Medicaid/Health Exchange data
      • Tableau experience
      • Extensive experience with Project and Contract level Change Management
      • Extensive experience with Project and Contract Issue Management
      • Extensive experience with project development methodology and project management methodology and able to apply methodology in a practical manner
      • State Medicaid Data Warehouse or Medicaid Management Information Systems Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyAt UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.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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