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Information Technology



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Position Type:

Full Time

Talent Analytics Consultant (Human Capital) - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/12/2018

The UHC Talent Analytics & Reporting team at UnitedHealthcare provides insights and perspective on our employees and workforce trends that allow us to fulfill our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.


The primary function of a Talent Analytics Consultant is to support Human Capital Partners (generalists) and Business Leaders’ mission to generate business results through workforce data and insights.  In this role, you will be an integral part of the Talent Analytics team and report to the Director of the Talent Analytics & Consulting team. You will work together with the Director of Talent Analytics & Consulting to translate business objectives and challenges into analytics projects, prioritize client requests, and deliver analytics and reporting to human capital business partners. Projects will include identifying workforce trends and issues, discovering the drivers of workforce engagement and productivity, assessing the effectiveness of various talent initiatives together with centers of excellence partners, and communicating talent analytics findings to inform and influence business decisions.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Proactively build and maintain relationships with Human Capital Partners, and internal partners in Data Management, Reporting and other human capital functions

  • Educate Human Capital Partners on self-service tools, and help build data acumen

  • Create and deliver employee data analyses and reporting to Human Capital Partners and other Center of Excellence stakeholders

  • Interpret the results of data analyses and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations

  • Gather requirements for employee data requests from Human Capital Partners and other client groups

  • Prepare data for analysis by collecting, consolidating, and manipulating data from multiple sources

  • Provide data and support to data scientists executing advanced analytics projects (e.g., comprehensive data modeling, statistical analyses), as needed, in partnership with Director of Talent Analytics & Consulting

  • Compile presentations to effectively synthesize and communicate results and implications of human capital data findings and trends

  • Proactively manage and support projects/initiatives aligned to key priorities of the Talent Analytics function

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices regarding human capital analytics

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher

  • 3+ years of experience using conceptual data analytics to formulate hypothesis, determine assumptions to test, and interpret data / results

  • Excel – strong intermediate skills (e.g. importing data, creating pivot tables, data validation, using IF statements, v-lookups, etc.)

  • Familiarity with business intelligence and reporting tools such as Tableau

  • Data acumen, including the ability to identify trends, anomalies and points requiring additional investigation

  • Ability to integrate and manipulate large amounts of data

  • Curiosity for learning and working in ambiguous, matrixed environments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working experience using quantitative / statistical techniques

  • Familiarity with human capital metrics / measures

  • Consulting / client facing / client management experience

  • Strong communication skills

  • Familiarity with any of the following statistical tools: SAS, R, Minitab, or SPSS

  • Excel - advanced skills (e.g. automating labor intensive tasks, creating dashboards / complex visuals, modeling, using macros & VBA, etc.)

  • PowerPoint competency

  • Understanding of relational database functionality

  • Healthcare industry knowledge 

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.(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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