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Technical Strategy and Communications Specialist - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: La Crosse
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position. -Based on leadership decisions and business needs, "all other duties as assigned" will be expected for each positon.The Tech Strategy & Communications Specialist role supports key IT strategic priorities through all stages to ensure deliverables are met on time. In addition, works closely with senior members of OptumServe IT team to implement communication plans around our strategic priorities. -You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from La Crosse, WI or anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support senior IT leaders in formulating, executing and communicating strategic priorities
  • Comfortable leading or co-leading workshops to define outcomes and breakdown work to align to strategic priorities
  • Developing and executing communications at multiple levels within IT
  • Create and implement stakeholder engagement strategies to inform and promote the strategic roadmap
  • Collaborate with senior IT leaders to help define general communications needs and preferences to create sharable content
  • Able to understand value based impacts on the work IT is completing to determine priority and level of awareness required
  • Ensure that all dependencies, deliverables, and success criteria for strategic priorities are identified and managed appropriately
  • Identify potential risks/issues, recommend, communicate and implement risk management plans in support of senior leadership direction
  • Driving strategic priorities to completion by working the matrix teams within IT
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective relationships with applicable stakeholders
  • Other duties as assignedYou'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: -
    • Bachelor's Degree in Software, Business, or related discipline with an emphasis in Project Management and/or Communications. Equivalent combination of education, experience and/or applicable military experience
    • 2+ years of experience working in an agile or scaled agile development environment
    • 1+ years of demonstrated Project Management experience
    • Expertise with Microsoft Office Programs, mainly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint -Preferred Qualifications:
      • National Career Readiness Certificate
      • Portfolio of work available for review -
      • Solid verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills
      • Strategic and creative mindset
      • Solid time-management skills and sound judgment
      • Good organization skills and the ability to balance projects of varying complexity simultaneously
      • Ability to facilitate and negotiate consensus around strategic goals
      • Meticulous attention to detail
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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) -*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyDiversity 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, La Crosse , Technical Strategy and Communications Specialist - Telecommute, IT / Software / Systems , La Crosse, Wisconsin

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