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Full-time Manager, Project Managers-Plymouth, MN

at UnitedHealth Group in Minnesota | MN Jobs

Information Technology careers at UnitedHealth Group. 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. We’re using mobile apps, game technology, the cloud and next-generation security to help millions live healthier lives. 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. This is high performance IT. Are you in? Learn more. And start doing your life’s best work.℠

Manager, Project Managers-Plymouth, MN

The IT Project Manager role is a key position within UnitedHealth Group IT. The IT Project Manager functions as a project team member within the Network Services Group. This position will lead network services related projects across UnitedHealth Group. This position will be responsible for leading a group of other project managers as well.

Key responsibilities:

Overall accountability for project execution for assigned projects within UnitedHealth Group IT Network Services.
Manage a group of Network Services project managers and oversee their project deliverables.
Schedule PM resources.
Perform annual PM reviews.
Drive deliverables to meet project deadlines / milestones.
Track and update project plans and documentation.
Identify and report issues with the project. Mitigate identified issues.
Engage resources (management, service vendors, business segment leads, etc.) for project assignments.
Represent UnitedHealth Group IT and Network Services to Corporate Real Estate as project team member, and to customer. Attend all project and customer meetings.
Single point of contact for all project IT vendors/providers.
Manage all IT aspects of Corporate Real Estate Projects. Responsible for voice, data, cable infrastructure - or any other technology issue related to Real Estate projects.
Determine requirements through interface with customer, corporate real estate and adherence to corporate standards.
Create and submit engagement documentation for voice/data network, cabling, and server infrastructure.
Interface with construction trades as necessary to ensure MDF/IDF construction to UHG design standards.
Document weekly status reports including project progress, key milestones, tasks accomplished, etc. Host weekly status call with project team.
Work within UnitedHealth Group IT processes for equipment and services procurement.
Perform UnitedHealth Group IT's change management procedures to create, submit, and coordinate various change requests associated with UnitedHealth Group IT Network Services current and future projects.
Work with UnitedHealth Group IT data / voice engineers to determine equipment and circuit equipment specifications.
Work with supply chain management for equipment and circuit orders.
Coordinate voice/data network equipment, servers, printers, and cable installation to ensure project deadlines are met, adhering to published lead times and standards.
Work with UHG IT Merger and Acquisition team to deploy enterprise networks and acquisition assimilation.
Coordinate and consolidate various remote site activities, i.e. site surveys, vendor scheduling, site contact reviews, and follow-up coordination for installation of infrastructure related activities (racks, power, cabling, circuits, etc).
Document and validate operational readiness hand-off to monitoring and management teams.

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Required Qualifications

5 or more years project management experience in data network deployment.
Hands on experience with large network rollout deployment activities.
Background in fundamental voice and data network technologies (e.g., LAN/WAN, network routing protocols, IPT, IVR).
Demonstrated success leading complex network initiatives in a matrixed organization.
Demonstrated strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Experience with acquisition integration

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in working with real estate projects and contractors
Experience with VOIP installations and deployments.
Experience with wireless LAN installations and deployments.
Willingness to take ownership and be accountable for delivery of services to the business partner.

Job Title: Manager, Project Managers-Plymouth, MN
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Business: Optum Tech ETP and Info Srvcs
Family: Information Technology
Telecommuter Position: No
Job Level: Director
Overtime Status: Exempt
State: MN
Country: United States
Department: IT Network Services

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