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UnitedHealth Group Configuration Delivery Lead - Telecommute in Minnetonka, Minnesota

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As Configuration Delivery Lead for the United Healthcare Strategic Platform (USP) Configuration Team, you will help manage and optimize the flow of value through Configuration improving department delivery which supports enterprise platform growth.

In this role, you will represent Configuration in implementing USP program initiatives and coordinate configuration delivery. You will collaborate across the department and across USP. You will also be responsible for project management activities, supporting implementation teams as they define, manage, and deliver system configuration. You’ll partner with the Business Delivery Leads (BDL’s), Release Delivery Leads (RDL’s) and IT Delivery Leads to confirm high level market dates, milestones, and go-live dates.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Plans, and manages configuration delivery for USP initiatives and strategies with Configuration Leads

  • Partners with BDL’s and RDL’s to provide visibility and consensus on Configuration Deliverables

  • In collaboration with the Configuration Leads, manage capability delivery to support and track critical path

  • Partner with other CDL’s/BDL’s and RDL’s where the deployments span multiple initiatives with tight dependencies raising to Configuration leadership and leads, the risks and opportunities to be managed

  • Create and communicate weekly initiative status Configuration leadership to ensure that all required Configuration capabilities and features and their progress, result in configuration meeting or exceeding program expectations

  • Assist in driving on time delivery of Configuration implementation team(s) by influencing timely critical path establishment by IT Release Delivery Leads

  • Provide subject matter expertise in areas including project scope definition, risk identification, capacity planning, reporting, and facilitation while ensuring projects are completed on time and in scope

  • Establishes, develops, and maintains effective relationships with applicable stakeholders (e.g., project team members, team leads, internal customers, functional SMEs, business partners, leadership)

  • Applies healthcare industry business knowledge while coordinating activities across a highly matrixed team of professionals involved in a common purpose to serve our customers

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:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience in matrixed environment

  • 3+ years of experience managing project plans and roadmaps

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborate environment, and maintain ability to independently produce the output to support Configuration delivery

  • Experience in building collaborative business and engineering partner relationships

  • Proven negotiation skills including the ability to influence and gain acceptance from others to achieve a mutually beneficial outcome

  • Ability to understand and interpret complex information from others coupled with solid attention to detail

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely

  • Proven verbal and written communication skills focusing on conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in system configuration for a healthcare administration platform

  • Familiarity/working experience with tools (Aha, CA Agile (Rally), Jira, Clarity) used to manage/monitor Agile like features and user stories

  • Operational experience within multiple lines of business (E&I, M&R, C&S and/or Provider)

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only : The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.