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Project Manager
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on January 28, 2023
Job Id #58344 Posted August 18, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • IBM POC - A production pilot to validate IBM technologies, process and methodology as a potential accelerator for AI and/or digital engagement and call obviation in the enterprise. Success Will Prove:
  • 1) IBM provides a tangible differentiator with AI/ML model with Watson engine and/or conversational bots
  • 2) (TBD) will be obviated from going to a human Initially a POC.
  • If successful, may be opportunity to support scaling rapidly in UHG environment.

Ideal Background:

  • Healthcare background

Team and Team size:

  • 20+, of which majority will be internal to the Tech teams (OmniChannel and EEPS) and some externally with IBM
  • Not yet understood

Top Responsibilities:

  • Involved in the definition, management and implementation of POC
  • Helping to define work strategies, aligning strategies with resources and desired outcomes, and overseeing planning and execution of the work
  • Metrics monitoring, management and risk mitigation
  • Drive delivery process (create work breakdown) to ensure various methodologies come together and team is enabled to meet agreed upon scope within committed schedule, budget, benefit and quality
  • Partner with the various teams to, identify, understand and document issues, risks, decisions, gaps and drive and take accountability
  • Prepare and communicate delivery status to identified stakeholders, including progress, obstacles, risks, decisions, etc
  • Knowledge of appropriate tools and methodologies to support wor
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans (including resource assignments, schedules, dependencies, etc.
  • Develop, communicate and implement project risk/issue management plans and strategies
  • Develop, document and implement project communication plans
  • Meeting scheduling and facilitation

Skills/attributes Required

  • Project Management experience and acumen. Work independently and in team environment.
  • Experience with matrixed environment. Behavioral competencies.
  • Upbeat personality with solid communication skills.
  • Understanding how to escalate effectively, understanding how to explain what is important, facilitate conversations.
  • 5 years+ for each skill/attribute.

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