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Human Captial Partner - OptumHealth - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 08/24/2018

Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most valuable asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)
With a focus on high impact, this role will help shape and execute the Human Capital strategies for OptumHealth and will lead human capital for specific client groups within the Behavioral Health business. This organization focuses on developing and delivering mental health and substance abuse solutions to the members and communities we serve. This role will be a key enabler of the clinical and operations strategies.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Drives business performance by providing consultative leadership on people strategies, organization development and other Human Resources specific or business initiatives for a defined business or operational area
  • Understands and proactively manages current and future state talent needs of the business, including the influence of internal and external business and market forces
  • Provide data driven consultation to the business managers in the areas of talent management, recruiting strategy and execution and retention
  • Facilitates the definition and communication of the organization culture, vision and values which guides the decisions and actions of the managers and employees of the organization
  • Acts as a change agent to the business and designs processes and approaches, which prepare employees for ongoing change and transformation
  • Develops and executes strategy to grow the capacity of the organization's and business specific leadership, including building strength through diversity
  • Designs and implements retention and growth strategies focusing on key leaders and individuals with core competencies or skills critical to the organization
  • Maximizes the enterprise-wide compensation, reward and recognition programs and develops additional initiatives which will support the goals of the business segment
  • Leads business engagement strategy
  • Identifies opportunities and strategies to increase business and team performance, employee value proposition and workplace experience
  • Change leader; collaborates with leadership to evolve organization in response to changing needs, threats and opportunities; lead change management and business integration efforts
  • Other Responsibilities: Develops the strategic Human Capital Plan, which aligns with the overall segment Human Capital Plan, provides organization consulting on key people strategies in support of the business segment objectives, initiates key talent development, sourcing and deployment strategies, which may apply segment-wide or enterprise-wide

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Human Resources or related field
  • 10+ years of Human Resources experience
  • Agile thought leadership, comfortable with ambiguity, with the ability and confidence to drive business decisions 
  • Experience working in a Human Resources function with a shared service delivery and strategic business partner model 
  • Demonstrated history of quickly gaining credibility and partnering with business leaders 
  • Experience and comfort in working in a matrix environment, across multiple geographies 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) 
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or demonstrated equivalency (e.g., certifications)

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)

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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