Associate Technology Project Manager – Remote

UnitedHealth Group
May 19, 2021
Atlanta, GA
Job Type


Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the Healthcare industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

As an Associate Technology Project Manager, you will be responsible for analyzing reports, meetings internally and with vendors, tracking purchases, software compliance and tracking contracts. You will be involved in the definition, management, and implementation of technology focused projects/programs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Purchasing
  • Reporting on savings
  • Budget spending tracking
  • Software renewals
  • Approving invoices
  • Phone system recordings
  • Vendor management
  • Network inventory
  • Contract management

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Defining work strategies, aligning these with resources and desired client outcomes, and overseeing planning and execution of the work.
  • Ensuring technology solutions are managed to support business strategies, often working with senior management
  • Directing the integration of technical aspects of all related projects/programs
  • Conducting analyses, needs assessments, and cost/benefit assessments and helping to broker other technology services
  • Monitoring financials to ensure budget compliance
  • Release management

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

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ year of experience in project management or project coordination
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Purchasing background

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

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

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. 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.

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