IT Pre-sales Project Manager/Consultant - Optum Technology - multiple

Sep 19, 2016
Sep 23, 2016
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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) Come be a part of the Operation Planning & Infrastructure Delivery Team and play a defining role in the health care system of tomorrow. We are taking the next step in the evolution of our company by developing and providing advanced enterprise IT solutions to the health care industry. Be part of our vision and success and see your ideas come to life!" We are currently seeking an experienced Senior IT Project Manager in the Optum Technology Organization supporting UHG Information Systems. In this highly visible role, the Senior Project Manager will be engaged in leading a broad range of critical Information Technology projects and programs. Projects will encompass a broad range of corporate services systems with enterprise programs that may run across multiple business lines and the full array of UHG systems. This role may require travel up to 25%. Primary Responsibilities: * Partnering with IT, Business, Contract and Vendor partners to manage and drive plan/system integrations and contract transition activities * Works closely with PMO to track leads to drive dependencies and manage vendor/partner execution as relates to successful IT delivery * Experience in working with software development methodologies as the effort may require integration and alignment of multiple approaches from internal and external software developers * Experience in testing and infrastructure delivery is a major plus as the role will likely involve significant interactions with test process and environments * Adept and experienced managing interactions with senior and executive leadership (Director level, VP level and C level) * Aligning technology solutions with business strategies through the delivery of a portfolio of projects * Proactively identify opportunities, conduct analyses, needs assessments, cost/benefit assessments and broker other IS services * Leading large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives * Predicting emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them * Participates in the development of business strategy * Translates highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences * Influences senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches * Develops detailed project plans in support of IT projects * Solid analytical, problem-solving and financial analysis skills * Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience * 7 or more years Project Management experience in a large enterprise environment (Fortune 200) * 7 or more years of requirements gathering * Infrastructure project related experience * Strong customer facing experience and consultative skills * Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) project management * 5 or more years of budget tracking and complex cost benefit analysis experience * Must have an understanding of Web based solutions and architecture * Prior experience building and managing relationships across a large enterprise at every level with the ability to influence decisions from top down and bottom up * C-level interface and presentation skills Preferred Qualifications: * Health care insurance background * Experience delivering to and/or supporting external customer base * Knowledge of State/Federal compliance and regulations * PMP Certification or Exposure to multiple PM methodologies * Process implementation & re-engineering * Understanding of claims processing * Medicaid and Medicare related experience * Big 4 or Professional Services experience 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: 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