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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Human Capital

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Associate Director, Employee Relations Operations - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 11/15/2018

The Associate Director, Employee Relations will be responsible in managing the day to day administration of employment related operational programs that include the annual background check program; random/post-accident drug screening programs; project managing the integration of acquired organizations into employment related programs; manage employment related training courses; manage the compliance related rideshare programs; manage audits; project manage new program changes, and other related responsibilities. The role will also include auxiliary responsibilities in partnering with other Human Capital functions and other UnitedHealth Group areas to support the employment related and/or background check processes with employees, independent contractors, staffing and other vendor relationships.
 
This position reports directly to the Sr. Director of Employee Relations Compliance, Quality and Operations and is a part of a team of highly skilled professionals that supports multiple projects and business needs. The Associate Director will provide management of a team with leadership and oversight to ensure compliance with a variety of complex laws and regulations as a government contract employer.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Daily leadership and management on employment related programs with a primary focus on annual background checks and random/post-accident screening programs. Uses broad judgment in decision making and raises concerns appropriately
  • Monitor team in compliance through reporting and tracking mechanisms to ensure programs are meeting goals and are successful
  • Effective vendor management oversight in the day-to-day activities that include the request for proposal (RFP) process and contractual agreements with background and drug screening, rideshare, employment compliance training course vendors and other projects initiatives as needed
  • Document standard operating procedures with detailed information on decision making and policy implications. Monitor adherence to processes and policies
  • Project plan, manage and implement new or changes to existing programs that are compliant and business focused while aligned with the goals of the organization
  • Consultation with Employee Relations leadership, Employment Legal and other Human Capital areas regarding new and existing programs or initiatives
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and innovation – Create opportunities to measure progress in mitigating risk to the organization
  • Ensure Human Capital policies, practices, processes and systems are in alignment with UnitedHealth Groups’ core mission and values
  • Mentor, coach and manage department employees to enhance their knowledge and skills

Required Qualifications:
  • 6 or more years of Human Capital experience in related area in a large, multi-state organization
  • 3 or more years of leadership experience in coaching, educating and mentoring employees
  • 3 or more years of experience in the execution of HR programs
  • Strong analytical and demonstrated program/project management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Human Resources, Business or related field or equivalent experience and high school degree
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working employee background/drug screening areas
  • HR Systems knowledge
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability and sound judgment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented with strong sense of urgency
  • Strong knowledge of state and federal employment laws. 
  • Previous work with government contractor provisions
  • Professional Human Resource certifications (e.g., SHRM-SCP, SPHR)

 

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

 

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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: background checks, pre-employment compliance, drug testing, HR operations, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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