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Job Category:

Human Capital


United States

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Manager, Human Capital Partner - OptumCare - New York or New Jersey

UHG - New York, United States

Posted: 09/30/2018

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)


The Manager, Human Capital Partner for OptumCare contributes to business performance by providing strategic consulting on organizational design and development and people strategies, talent management and employee engagement, and other Human Capital initiatives for a defined business area.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Strategic and Organization Consulting:
    • Consults on organization design and development and people matters to drive and support business optimization
  • Workforce Planning:
    • Conducts needs assessments for current and future organizational capability needs and develops and executes plans to meet those needs
  • Culture, Vision and Values:
    • Facilitates the embedding and communication of the organizational culture, visions and values which underpin the decisions and actions of leadership, managers and employees of the organization
    • Acts as a change agent and designs processes and approaches, which prepare employees for ongoing change and transformation
  • Leadership and Key Talent Acquisition, Development, Retention
  • Lead a team of human capital professionals across multiple geographies
  • Leads processes and experiences that grow the capacity of the organization's key people resources which include key talent identification, planning and development
  • Encourages building strength through diversity
  • Designs and implements retention strategies at all levels of the organization
  • Maximizes the total compensation, reward and recognition programs
  • Employee Engagement:
    • Partners with leadership to drive high levels of employee engagement leveraging employee engagement surveys and other feedback mechanisms
  • Organizational Change and Integration:
    • Leads the human capital strategies to ensure efficient and effective integration of acquisitions including cultural assimilation and human capital core process implementation
  • Directly partners executives and business leaders in the defined business area as well as the larger enterprise

Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field
  • 10+ years Human Resources generalist experience with expertise in all Human Resources functional areas with a strong emphasis in organization development/effectiveness and leadership development required
  • Prior experience working with C-suite executives
  • Experience in leading, mentoring and developing a team of professionals
  • Experience working in a Human Resources function with a shared service delivery and strategic business partner model
  • Experience and comfort in working in a matrix environment, across multiple geographies
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated history of quickly gaining credibility and partnering with business leaders
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Up to 25% travel required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field


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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