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Project Manager - Nashville, TN

Eden Prairie, MN 55344
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Optum State Government Solutions implements and operates a range of business services supporting State Governments. Client engagements include multiple Optum services that are internally provided by different teams and delivered in a matrix environment. The Project Manager role is the leader responsible to manage the overall project implementations, and on-going operations ensuring the client receives a high quality, professional and seamless integrated experience.

The ideal candidate has extensive experience as a delivery Project Manager leading implementations with State or Federal government health services contracts. This candidate will be an established project manager with operational credibility and experience in the areas of implementing business service operations and leading efforts that bring best possible products to the marketplace.

Upon contract award, this role will have responsibility for all aspects of project management including establishing relationships, building plans, developing consistent governance and management processes, driving results within the contracted scope and managed budget expectations, and ensuring quality and value are delivered efficiently to the client.

The role will transition to other Optum Government Services programs after implementation and certification are complete. The role will also foster and support business development activities related to enhancements or additional scope.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establish transition teams at the beginning of a new contract with efficiency and clarity for the client
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with the client's leaders and project teams
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with various Optum and UnitedHealthcare delivery teams
  • Gain agreement and establish client management and governance procedures to be followed throughout the engagement
  • Establish and manage the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution and completion of the implementation projects and on-going operational services
  • Deliver results with efficiency, quality, and customer value; measure and report results to the client and to Optum stakeholders
  • Engage client and Optum stakeholders to manage budgets, risks and timely resolution of issues
  • Ensure in scope deployments are completed on time and per contract requirements
  • Ensure operational services are delivered with quality and within KPI and SLA requirements
  • Seek ways to continuously improve quality, effectiveness and efficiency with the client
  • Prioritize multiple demands and ideas based on available resources and client commitments
  • Support decisions and act quickly and effectively to sustain progress
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams (both client, Optum and United Healthcare) in a complex work environment
  • Lead the implementation of Optum Government products including business services and technology platforms, and new products and services under development or enhancement
  • Foster and support business development opportunities while engaged with the client

You'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.

Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-11-10

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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