Project Manager

  • Location
    Eden Prairie , Minnesota
  • Category
    Business Operations and Management - Operations
  • Job type

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill Project Manager in Eden Prairie, MN, 55344
Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

What is the specific title of the position?
a. Concept Consultant

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment? Please include project background.
a. Savings Performance Optimization Team Implementation: Assisting for the transition and transformation of the Operations Staging Team (OST), Policy and Contracts team under the SPOT team
b. Analytic Future State Testing Program. Assisting with documenting the alignment of the future state for the testing program. Will include hosting requirement gathering sessions; storing project artifacts and developing other documents
c. Managing multiple Concepts “Projects” from intake through closure or handoff to operations

What will this role accomplish for the business?
a. Assisting with the implementation of the Savings Performance Optimization Team (SPOT Model).
b. Documenting the future state for this model
c. Development of the Portfolio planning tool Aha!
d. Sun-set of the current OVM SharePoint planner

Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team?
a. Part of a team. The original role is for a Concept Owner “Program Manager” and we will have four on the team. They will mainly work independently.

Please describe the team
a. Currently OST, but will be Savings Performance Optimization Team soon.
b. Currently 20 FTEs and expanding to 35 FTEs by end of year

What are the top day to day responsibilities for this position?
a. Assisting with the pipeline management of concepts
b. Assisting with the pipeline management of operations volume and capacity planning
c. Working on the Straight Deployment Project
d. Working on the Savings Performance Optimization Team implementation
e. Development of operational readiness plans

What software tools/skills are required?
a. Visio
b. SharePoint
c. Able to create pivot tables, sort & filter in Excel

What skills/attributes are a must have?
a. Project Management experience for small to mid-size projects
b. Ability to analyze root cause issue, problem solve and provide key recommendations for implementation process improvements
c. Ability to develop a highly functioning project team and drive the team and business leaders on all initiative phases including achieving clarity on scope and deliverables
d. Effective data analysis and interpretation skills (ability to encompass business analysis deliverables into work)
e. Skill, willingness and drive to go extremely deep to analyze/solution/drive alternatives
f. Proven success managing large, complex cross-functional initiatives
g. Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement flawlessly
h. Ability to gain acceptance for ideas, plans, actions and then implement flawlessly

What skills/attributes are nice to have, and would set candidates apart?
a. Previous experience with Aha! portfolio tool
b. Agile experience
c. Experience in process improvements using Lean and Kaizen methods
d. Prior SharePoint Development and Design experience

What “soft skills” are required to be successful in this role?
a. Stakeholder management
b. Able to build a recommendation/ process with limited direction “problem solving”

Where is the work to be performed?
a. Optum Campus in Eden Prairie or remote work

What are the work hours?
a. 9:00am CT – 5:00pm CT Monday through Friday

What type of interview process is preferred?
a. Face to Face or WebEx “Video Conference”

Resource Type

Non IT Contractor

What Segment will this Contractor(s) Support?


Is this position for TriCare related work, and if yes, what pay grade equivalency?

No - This position is not TriCare related

If this is Tricare related, does this position require National Agency Check (NAC) clearance?


Minimum Education Requirement

Bachelor's Degree

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