14 hours

Business Project Manager - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group
Las Vegas, NV
  • Job Code
780091 Business Project Manager Las Vegas NV

Business Project Manager - Las Vegas, NV (780091)

Position Description

On the one hand, no industry is moving faster than health care. On the other, no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than Optum and UnitedHealth Group. That’s what makes this opportunity so applause worthy. We have hundreds of business verticals across our matrixed organizations that are bringing thousands of new ideas, services and products to the marketplace every year. Our goal is simple. Use data and technology to help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Project Manager, you'll be engaged in a complex business model that is highly adaptable to build solutions that meet their customer needs in a competitive and effective way.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead or help develop  program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g. program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)
  • Work with resource managers to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution
  • Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g. labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources
  • Establish/ quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with stakeholder input (e.g. key performance indicators, scope definition)
  • Define and drive project plan including major deliverables, milestones, critical dependencies
  • Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g. mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance)
  • Develop, document and implement project communication plans
  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others, acts as a resource for others with less experience ­­­­­­­­
This role will challenge your ability to work on complex projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently. You’ll need flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.
Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of project management experience using data and information to make business decisions
  • 3+ years of operational experience.  Examples: Claims processing, medical management, call center, and/or provider network operations
  • 3+ years of business process improvement experience
  • 5+ years of experience working in a complex matrixed work environment with competing priorities
  • 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.
  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Business operations strategy definition and execution in a matrixed organization
  • Familiarity with Optum and Optum’s products & services
  • ­­­Ability to identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Healthcare experience a plus but not required
Optum is a diversified health services and innovation company where data, technology, people and action combine to make great things happen every day. Join us.  Learn more about how you can start doing 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 Keywords: project management, claims, medical management, call center, provider network, operations, process improvement, healthcare, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number780091
  • Job TitleBusiness Project Manager - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyProject Management
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt


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