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Job Category:

Human Capital



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr. Director - Human Capital Partner Manager - OptumHealth - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/12/2018

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.
OptumHealth is reinventing health care, unlike anyone else in the market place, to help keep consumers healthier and feeling their best.  We empower consumers to take greater ownership of their health. We provide the services and tools they need to engage with the system, manage their care, and improve their health. We deploy our solutions on behalf of employers, payers, providers, and government entities. In all we do, we are committed to the quadruple aim of improving patient satisfaction, lowering costs, delivering quality outcomes and increasing provider satisfaction.
The Sr. Director, Human Capital Partner Manager for Care Services will support the strategic development of our fast-growing business and drive the talent agenda to deliver business results. This leadership role is based in Eden Prairie (Minneapolis), MN, and leads a Human Capital Partner team of seven.  The role includes talent planning (including leadership succession planning) and acquisition, talent development, change management, organizational and performance management, and growth for a business of 5,500 employees.  This role is responsible for creating and driving an effective talent strategy, organizational model, and engaged culture. The person in this role must demonstrate the combination of business acumen and strong Human Resource functional knowledge.
Primary Responsibilities: 
  • Strategic and Organization Consulting: Contributes to business performance by providing strategic consulting on people strategies, organization development and other Human Resources-specific or business initiatives.  Formulates Human Capital strategy and organizational requirements to execute that strategy and plan
  • Workforce Planning: Conducts in-depth supply and demand analyses of the current and future people and skills needs of the organization and develop strategies and plans to meet those needs
  • Responsible for the overall organizational design and effectiveness, talent management, recognition and reward, workforce planning, retention, and culture
  • Change Management: Acts as a change agent to the business and designs processes and approaches which prepare employees for ongoing change and transformation
  • Leadership and Key Talent Development, Retention and Acquisition: Creates processes and experiences that grow the capacity of the organization's key people resources which include key talent identification, planning, development and recruitment; encourages building strength through diversity
  • Culture, Vision and Values: Works with leaders to facilitate the communication of the organization culture, visions and values which to guides the decisions and actions of managers and employees
  • Maximizes the enterprise-wide compensation, reward and recognition programs and develops additional initiatives which will support the goals of the business segment
  • Employee Involvement and Engagement: Identifies through elements of the work environment strategies to increase productivity, employee performance, and employee satisfaction and design metrics to track the effectiveness of these initiatives
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: As opportunities occur, ensures effective Human Capital integration of acquisitions; this may include due diligence, cultural assimilation and talent identification and selection
  • Provides guidance and counsel on people decisions and actions
  • Primarily interacts with business leaders in the business area as well as the larger enterprise
  • Initiates key talent development, sourcing and deployment strategies, which may apply segment-wide or enterprise-wide
  • Monitor and analyze human capital data and trends to identify potential opportunities, needs and issues that could impact business results or put the organization at risk; develop plans to mitigate
  • Lead a team of Human Capital Partners and Human Capital Consultants aligned to the business
  • Encourage team engagement and cohesion
  • Set a high bar for talent on the team, develops each team member to reach their potential, and build a succession plan for own role

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • 10+ years of Human Resources generalist experience with a strong emphasis in HR strategy, talent management, organizational design, and leadership development/coaching
  • 5+ years of experience leading Human Resources teams
  • Experience functioning as a strategic human resources partner with a high degree of business acumen
  • Experience with the design and execution of talent management programs for providers/clinicians including succession planning and internal mobility
  • Experience working in a Human Resources function with a shared service delivery and strategic business partner model
  • Proven ability to establish trust and build relationships with business partners and other members of leadership team
  • Experience working in a matrix environment, across multiple geographies
  • Strong project management skills; demonstrated history of managing significant and complex projects
  • Experience using MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • Operations or Clinical Support experience
  • Experience supporting mergers & acquisitions

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.

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