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Risks and Issues Coordinator - Remote - 2225150

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together

Our goal is simple. Use data and technology to help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. When you join us as a Risk and Issues Coordinator, you’ll be engaged in a complex business model that is highly adaptable to build solutions that meet their customer needs in a competitive and effective way.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • This role will play a crucial role in supporting project managers and the technical team to ensure the successful execution of projects within specified timelines and budgets•
  • Work with program manager office to drive the identification of risks and issues required for successful project execution
  • Maintain project agenda, minutes and meeting coordination
  • Communicate and implement program/project risk/issue management plans and strategies (e.g. mitigation, avoidance, transfer, acceptance)
  • Maintain the Project’s Organizational Chart, RASCI, and Staffing Roster
  • Collaborate closely with the Project Manager (PM) to coordinate project activities and maintain documentation
  • Work hand in hand with PM to ensure smooth project execution and timely delivery
  • Support the PM in various administrative tasks as required to ensure project success
  • Conduct thorough project data entry and review to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Participate actively in project meetings, preparing detailed written reports, meeting minutes, and project updates
  • Effectively utilize new software programs to optimize project management processes
  • Document project details and assist in creating and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for internal processes and training documentation.

This role will challenge your ability to work on projects where deadlines and scope shift frequently. You’ll need flexibility, agility and the ability to adapt to change while maintaining strong relationships with stakeholders in a highly cross-matrixed environment.

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:

  • 1+ years of project management or equivalent experience using data and information to make business decisions
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, if required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pursuing PMP Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field related to software development, project management, or a related discipline
  • Alternatively, a minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience in a project coordination role, preferably within the software industry or a related technical field
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with a keen focus on accuracy and precision
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word. PowerPoint, Visio and Excel), with the ability to create detailed reports and analyze data
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively collaborate with team members and clients
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Proactive problem-solving abilities and a willingness to take initiative to address project challenges
  • Willingness to take on new tasks and learn new skills and processes
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and requirements in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, demonstrating initiative and problem-solving skills.

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for this role is $23.22 to $45.43 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. 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.

Application Deadline: This will be posted for a minimum of 2 business days or until a sufficient candidate pool has been collected. Job posting may come down early due to volume of applicants.

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.