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IT Project Manager Senior
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on September 30, 2022
Job Id #59077 Posted September 14, 2022


Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Multiple projects in the End User Technology space including migrating technology to the cloud, Smartbot process automation, and new technology proof of concept and
  • Candidate may also assist in project management activities for legacy tools as needed and assist in other End User Technology projects
  • Candidate will support end user experience initiatives and assist in coordination and presentation of key initiatives to CIO and other senior leadership

Ideal Background:

  • Experience as an IT project manager in a larger organization would be ideal along with experience with hardware / software implementation projects.

Experience:

  • A preferred candidate will have extensive experience working in a project management role supporting technical and software implementation projects.

Top Requirements:

  • Drive the implementation of software upgrades in the End User Technology space: Managing Scope, Schedule and Cost
  • Manage and track the rollout and migration of various End User Technology tools across the UHG user base
  • Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes.

Team and Team size:

  • 1-2 managers, 1 PM, 10-15 technical resources with mix of Optum staff from multiple teams and contract resources.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the implementation of software upgrades in the End User Technology space: Managing Scope, Schedule and Cost
  • Manage and track the rollout and migration of End User Technology tools across the UHG user base
  • Use data, experience, and client interactions to identify pain points, best practices and detailed recommendations
  • Create and manage measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes
  • Identify resistance and performance gaps, work to develop and implement corrective actions
  • Work with project teams to integrate change management activities into the overall project plan
  • Create a technology adoption strategy to include calendar, agendas, target audience, content
  • Demo software and solutions
  • Create and facilitate Champion Programs
  • Create a communication plan to support the Training plan and overall deployment/transition
  • Coordinate train-the-trainer, Support Desk, and end user training sessions

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong working knowledge of IT software and hardware upgrade methodologies
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles and methodologies
  • Strong business acumen and awareness of business trends
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Proven track record in adaptability, teamwork, problem solving, coaching, group process facilitation, influence, strategic thinking, planning, leadership and change management
  • Adept at in-person as well as virtual training

Education & Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional IT experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in roles focused on any of the following: business analysis, change management, process management, systems/solution delivery, or business strategy
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects, from requirements gathering and analysis, through deployment and testing through to transition and training.
  • Proven success supporting business change in mid-size and large organizations
  • Experience managing teams, either directly or in a matrixed environment

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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