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Healthcare Vendor Manager - Eden Prairie, MN more...
Location:Hopkins (Eden Prairie), MN
Company:Optum Operations
First posted:June 14, 2017
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You love to challenge the status quo. You thrive on exceeding goals, always making things better than you found them. Bring that passion to UnitedHealth Group and join us on a mission to help people live healthier lives. As a Healthcare Vendor Manager, you'll work alongside a high caliber team as you drive innovation and business forward. You'll roll up your sleeves as you coordinate complete projects, defining performance and results.

When you get into the driver's seat of this role, you will show your expertise in determining time frames, and leading others in the organization to make meaningful process improvements. This is no small opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead or help develop program or project scope statements, in consultation with applicable stakeholders (e.g., program/project charter, Statement of Work, Business Vision Document)
Work with resource managers to drive the identification of the skills, duration and effort required for successful project execution
Collect, analyze and maintain financial forecast information (e.g., labor, hardware, software), using input from applicable sources
Establish/apply quality objectives, criteria, standards and levels using appropriate quality management methods, with stakeholder input (e.g., key performance indicators, scope definition)
Develop, communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g., mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance)

BA/BS degree
Proven Ability to independently manage the performance of key vendors utilized by payment integrity
5+ years of vendor management experience in large matrix organization
5+ years of operations management experience
5+ years of experience in tracking, planning projects, working with large data sets and making data-driven analytical decisions
Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Available for light travel as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong results focus and an ability to obtain those results through others
Experience in managing operational and/or project teams
Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely to leadership
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance multiple priorities and projects

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: 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.

Job Keywords: payment integrity, vendor management, operations management, healthcare, Eden Prairie, MN

. Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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: 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.

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