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UnitedHealth Group Portfolio Manager - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

The Optum Technical Operations organization manages multiple SaaS products in partnership with thousands of health care institutions, provider systems, and payers. This operations organization is tasked with deploying and supporting these technologies quickly, efficiently, at a high level of quality, and to the delight of our customers. The Portfolio Manager plays a critical role, both internally and externally, in support of these goals by creating, deploying and maintaining a best in class operating model across the solution sets for all clients.

Optum is seeking a talented and motivated individual to support the Optum Provider Technology Operations organization and serve our clients in the healthcare market. The portfolio manager will manage the success of multiple solutions and division wide initiatives from inception to delivery. The position will have oversight of financial and operational performance including cross team deliverables, action plans and support of P&L forecasting related to operating expenses. The ideal candidate will have successful experience with operations. This position requires a blend of stakeholder management, project management, process and product knowledge, as well as strong analytical, communication, and leadership skills. The candidate should enjoy working with a team and collaborating with internal staff in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading centralized program management for several Technology Operations initiatives and drive end to end performance across the solution portfolios through issue management, tracking, and resolution across teams

  • Working closely with teams and colleagues across divisions to ensure alignment, integration, and execution of necessary changes to business reviews, metrics reporting and processes.

  • Preparing detailed and accurate status reports on an ongoing basis, mitigating delays to the implementation, and escalating issues to the leadership team when appropriate

  • Relentlessly collaborating across, and communicating with, a myriad of stakeholders while serving with our clients and increasing NPS

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of project management and system implementation experience

  • 3+ years of proficiency in Excel - pivot table, vlookup, cell / sheet linkage, formulas without supervision

  • 3+ years of proficiency in PowerPoint - translate findings into professional presentation for a variety of stakeholders

  • 1+ years of experience with implementation or support of SaaS technologies, or operations leadership

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience organizing, manipulating, troubleshooting, and analyzing large data sets

  • Experience understanding and translating technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Experience working in health informatics or within the healthcare industry or prior experience with Clinical, Claim, and/or Hospital Billing Data Types

  • Proven ability to independently and successfully apply process improvement methods or innovation with measurable business performance improvement outcomes such as efficiency or quality

  • Proven ability to work in a matrixed environment with a variety of stakeholders

  • Proven ability to deliver strategic initiatives

  • Proven ability to lead cross-team resolution and tracking

  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to anticipate and manage conflict and risks

  • Energy, flexibility, and positive attitude in a fast-changing environment

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

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: Portfolio Manager, Project Management, System Implementation, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH