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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


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Deputy General Counsel - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 10/16/2018

Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life’s best work.
We are seeking a qualified attorney for a senior position in the UnitedHealthcare legal department with primary responsibility for supporting executive innovation efforts, supporting all aspect of data driven initiatives and executing on key transactions.  You will interface with senior executives on innovation, data policy and execution of technology transactions.
Legal Leadership for Strategic Innovations.  Serve as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert in support of executive business innovation teams.  Partner with executive leaders to develop innovative products and services designed to work within legal norms.  Stay current on emerging technology (e.g. big data, block chain, artificial intelligence, machine learning) and associated legal analysis to enable cutting edge innovation. 
Data as an Asset.   Play a leadership role in the design and implementation of the legal architecture for UnitedHealthcare’s data driven initiatives.  Act as the primary subject matter expert regarding the legal aspects of acquiring, protecting and using data assets.  Develop and support enterprise wide policies regarding data acquisition, protection and use.  Create and drive implementation of contract language best practices across the legal department.  Support the legal team by drafting, reviewing and negotiating data protection, ownership and use provisions in contracts. 
Technology Transaction Execution.  Serve as counsel to executive leadership in the development, structuring and execution of innovative technology transactions.  Provide legal expertise, drafting and negotiation for unique transactions, including complex contracts, joint ventures, development agreements, innovation pilot programs and other strategic initiatives. 

Basic Qualifications
Juris Doctorate Degree.
10+ years of relevant legal experience with law firm or in-house.
Expertise, judgement and presence to advise executive leadership on legal aspects of emerging technologies.
Demonstrated ability to draft and negotiate complex contracts.
Expertise on laws impacting the acquisition, protection and use of data.
Knowledge of managed care, insurance and regulatory matters preferred but not required.
Ability to drive results.  Strong work ethic.
 Adept at working in a fast-paced, performance-driven culture.
Clear and concise communications and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to executive leadership.
Ability to be a creative problem-solver with a focus on flexibility to meet the individual customer’s needs.
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let’s talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that’s serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry’s singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they’re found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that’s second to none. This is no small opportunity. It’s where you can do your life’s best work.

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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