Project Operations Specialist

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Optum Idaho

Meridian, ID

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report progress throughout the project life cycle, using appropriate project planning and scheduling tools
  • Develop / generate / distribute project reports / documentation to applicable stakeholders (e.g., project status, metrics, outcomes, issues, risks, opportunities)
  • Provide subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, facilitation, and other areas of expertise based on established project management techniques
  • Make presentations to management on project updates, project cycle, and expected results
  • Create, control and improve end to end business processes
  • Lead process design and project implementation teams
  • Diagnose process improvement opportunities and develop solutions using principles of process excellence and related tools
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and in scope
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective relationships with applicable project stakeholders

Requirements – To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Health Administration or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of specific experience with documenting processes and practices, often in accepted project methodology, while effectively prioritizing multiple tasks, priorities, projects, and deadlines
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Employees in this position should be working towards or have achieved certification in project management
  • Experience in a healthcare setting

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.

Contact Email: brady.nixon@optum.com

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