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UnitedHealth Group

Project Manager - Taguig City, NCR


Nurse Manager



Taguig City, Philippines

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)

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. So give us a hand, because we're out to use data, technology and people in ways that help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. And then, join us as an implementation focused Project Manager where you'll work within a complex business model that is highly adaptable and looking for you to quickly and effectively address emerging needs. Ready? Apply today and find out what it means to have the support and resources of a Fortune 5 company.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consult with stakeholders to ensure alignment and understanding of program/project scope and objectives with the organization's strategic objectives and the Voice of the Customer
  • Raise awareness of any misalignment or misunderstanding of project scope and objectives with applicable stakeholders
  • Identify project duration, effort, sequence and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives
  • Develop/contribute to project budgets and forecasts, obtaining approvals from applicable stakeholders
  • Apply project life cycle methodology and tools as you develop, document and implement project communication plans
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

The most challenging part of this role? Effectively working with multiple project teams and stakeholders on project implementations. Our teams require flexibility utilizing various methodologies and tools. You'll need to drive collaboration in a cross-matrix environment leveraging your ability to build relationships and keep on track with the project scope and timeline.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s/Graduate degree
  • Formal project management training
  • 3+ years of experience in leading strategic project & program implementations
  • 3 years of cross functional experience services industry with leading organizations
  • Experience in successfully managing major projects with at least one implementation
  • Project management experience and skills
  • Knowledge of project financials
  • Sound knowledge of Project Management tools
  • Excellent Excel and Presentation skills
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Function as an agent for change, confidently leading colleagues and project teams with a positive, can-do, partnering attitude
  • Open to flexible work hours, including necessary overlap with US time zones 
  • Leadership ability
  • Ability to stay committed to long-term project goals
  • Ability to direct project outcome based on long term business objectives
  • Ability to quickly/positively change project priorities as business goals shift
  • Ability to engage team members in a cross-functional, virtual environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management/Agile certification: E.g. PMP, PRINCE2 CSM/Agile Safe/PGMP)
  • Healthcare and/or healthcare operations experience
  • Exposure to Project managing automation work/tools
  • Exposure to managing technology projects, platform deployments etc.
  • Broad knowledge of system and technology alternatives

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)

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)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum 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.

Optum is a drug-free workplace. © 2022 Optum Global Solutions (Philippines) Inc. All rights reserved.