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Program and Strategy Management Lead - Optum Enterprise Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

As the rules continue to change, one company continues to lead. No industry is moving faster than health care, and no organization is better positioned to lead the industry forward than UnitedHealth Group. You will join a team addressing society's greatest challenges in health care -- quality, access and affordability. As the Manager of Strategy and Operations for Optum Enterprise Analytics (OEA), you will strategically support your team committed to evaluating the health outcome and economic impact of health care interventions, policy changes and population health dynamics.  By creating and executing strategic programs and supporting analytics teams coming together to enable an enterprise-wide analytics capability, you will have a direct and personal impact on Optum’s performance and leadership in the marketplace. This is the challenge of a lifetime. Now is the time and this is the place to start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Analyze the overall performance of the Optum Enterprise Analytics (OEA) organization using financial and operational data
  • Develop and execute initiatives to improve organizational performance, business engagement and talent engagement
  • Facilitate OEA teams to engage with Optum businesses to plan and pursue strategic analytic roadmaps
  • Work with Optum partners across marketing, communications and human capital to build the OEA organization and support teams
  • Support senior leadership dialogue to manage the OEA by developing analyses and background materials
  • Lead the thoughtful analysis and support recommendations to select core operational capabilities; lead the implementation and change management activities to support their adoption
  • Support facilitation of an Analytics Council to advise on analytics-related capital investments
  • Facilitate ongoing partnership with Optum Technology and Optum Operations leadership to co-pursue strategic objectives
  • Support development of a global analytics team with thoughtful and consistent engagement of counterparts across representative teams

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters of Business Administration degree
  • 6+ years of experience in health care management
  • Experience facilitating senior leadership-driven initiatives
  • Experience facilitating cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of analytic capability foundations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Management consulting experience
  • Experience leading large-scale change
  • Strong history of collaboration and partnership
  • Ability to work in a complex, matrixed organization
  • Client orientation – demonstrated history of value demonstration to internal or external clients
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: 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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