IT Project Manager - Boston

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UnitedHealth Group
Analysis, Development, Director, Excel, Genetic, Manager, Management, PMP, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, Re-engineering, Scrum, SDLC, SQL
Full Time, Full-time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams
Predict emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them
Participate in the development of business strategy
Develop and manages business plans to achieve objectives
Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches.
Have segment-wide impact Predicts emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them.
Participates in the development of business strategy.
Develops and manages business plans to achieve objectives.
Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
Experience with managing projects involving 3rd parties toward achieving the internal team's objectives
Ability to navigate and negotiate issues with parties outside of the team's org structure/authority

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

10+ years experience in a large enterprise environment , including Project Management

5 years Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 200)

Business Analysis project management (recent experience)

Professional PM methodology trained in resource management and opportunity management.

Budget tracking and complex cost benefit analysis

Ability to build and manage relationships across a large enterprise

C-level interface and presentation skills

Ability to influence decisions from top down and bottom up

Ability to create and revise Gantt charts, schedules, and identify &proactively address gaps in schedules and risks to on time/on budget delivery.

Proficiency in computer software such as Project, Power Point, Excel and Mini Tab

Preferred Qualifications:

Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project management

Health care insurance background is a strong plus

PMP Certification or Scrum Master

Ability to understand SQL

Understanding of Life Sciences

Understanding of statistics

Post-graduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience.

Exposure to multiple PM methodologies

Process implementation & re-engineering

MS Access - ad hoc reporting

Big 4 or Professional Services experience

Solid analytical, problem-solving

Solid understanding of mainframe technologies
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.

Job Title: IT Project Manager - Boston
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Analytics
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
City: Boston
State: MA
Country: United States
Department: LS - Data & Tools

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P.O. Box 1459 Minneapolis, MN, 55440


Company Information

We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 14 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.(SM) Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at
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