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UnitedHealth Group Dir. of Prgrm Mgmt / Data Analytics - Indianapolis, IN/ Telecommute in Indianapolis, Indiana

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of enhancements as well as maintenance and operations of the Optum State Government Solutions State of Indiana enterprise data warehouse and analytics program

  • Lead the continued development of a data and analytics program to meet emerging customer needs, including strategy, operating modeling design, governance structures, data platforms and architecture, and talent

  • Lead implementation of client data and analytics transformation agenda including functional and technology roadmap and required organizational changes to support our client partnership and related agreements

  • Lead the development of standard managed data and analytics program structures and operating models to enable repeatable and scalable programs across a range of customer Medicaid programs

  • Work key client stakeholders and transformation leaders along with Optum analytics to identify and close gaps in current client data and analytics operations and facilitate needed change management to drive performance improvement and a service-oriented mindset

  • Direct responsibility for delivery oversight of large-scale program execution

  • Guide a team of analysts, business intelligence developers, ETL developers, DBAs, senior consultants, and subject matter experts to deliver contractual requirements and data and analytics engagements

  • Build relationships with clients to develop long-term data and analytics programs

  • Act as a subject matter expert around Medicaid health system data and analytics function, operations, and governance

  • Work closely with Optum consulting teams, product teams, and growth offices to promote and drive data and analytical services multi-year engagements

  • Convey the value story of managed data and analytics for organizations moving into value-based care, as well as innovative and/or high-end analytics

  • Support program P&L, building efficient, repeatable processes to deliver profitable growth

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience leading initiatives and / or projects

  • Minimum of 5 years of healthcare experience with knowledge and background in healthcare provider analytics

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a subject matter expert with proven track record in the areas of data management and information and data governance

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with C-level executives

  • Minimum of 2 years of senior leadership experience at the Senior Director level or above within a provider organization or healthcare analytics firm

  • Willingness to travel up to 20%

  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a health system data and analytics function

  • Experience with a State Medicaid program

  • Background in information technology management consulting

  • Depth around clinical topics, disease prediction, disease states, strategic market assessments

  • Experience in understanding health ecosystem – understand parameters around how payers and providers are working, how they work together, and how analytics is enabling transformation

  • Experience developing new business and managing client relationships in a consulting environment

  • Experience in managing vendor/subcontractor contracts and Statements of Work (SOW) for information technology related hardware, software, and services

  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing

  • Ability to work on multiple client engagements

  • Experience and credibility interacting with “C” level executives, including Medicaid and medical directors

  • Experience managing a team of data analysts, with proven success to mentor, guide, develop and grow the team

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

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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