UnitedHealth Group Sr Director Strategic Initiatives, OptumHealth - MN, IL, MA or CO in Boston, Massachusetts

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care.

Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm) This Strategic Initiatives Director will drive top-line and earnings growth for OptumHealth via the development of high value business strategies, and drive execution on select initiatives in partnership with OptumHealth leaders.

This leader will advance a portfolio of external and long range (>24 month) opportunities which will shape and drive the overall strategy of OptumHealth and specific initiatives worth at least $100M in top-line and tens of millions of IOI dollars.

The role will also act as a critical point of connection across OptumHealth, a strategic hub between businesses within and out of OptumHealth and accelerating our growth by creating unique value across Optum and UHG.

Primary Responsibilities: Serve as the interface between UHG enterprise, Optum Corporate and OptumHealth to support corporate priorities Advance a set of OptumHealth strategic priorities on behalf of the OptumHealth executive leadership team.

Examples of priorities could include business model transformation, business line strategy development, M&A and partnerships.

Where applicable, align regulatory and external affairs agenda to advance business strategies Build market intelligence capability including strategic customer/ consumer segmentation, voice of the customer/ consumer capability and competitor intelligence.

Infuse market and competitive perspectives into strategy development.

Work in partnership with Sales, Marketing and Product to advance capabilities Drive innovation activities at the business line level.

Translate market intelligence into prioritized white space opportunities, align priorities with Optum Corporate and coordinate efforts to develop business strategies against highest priority areas.

Identify and conceptualize innovation that will advance business goals Develop strategic business acumen among OptumHealth management.

Build organization capabilities and discipline in development and execution of competitive strategies Drive strategy development and incubation for highest strategic priorities and opportunities Frame strategic questions Develop fact base including analysis of industry trends, customer needs, competitive threats, expansion opportunities and internal performance Make recommendations on winning strategies based on evaluation of strategic options, data driven insights Drive decisions on strategic priorities Mobilize execution once decisions have been made.

Work cross-functionally in team-of-teams construct within business segment and cross-enterprise to accelerate strategic implementation Establish relationships across all parts of the organization - OptumHealth, Optum, UHC, and UHG Required Qualifications: MBA or equivalent post-graduate degree 10+ years of experience in strategic design and planning, preferably within health care industry Top global consulting firm experience Experience with various business and product models, both within and external to healthcare industry Experience in analyzing competitive position / customer needs and market trends Preferred Qualifications: Experience within a health services or ambulatory health business Careers with Optum.

Here's the idea.

We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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. Keywords: strategic design, healthcare, consulting, analysis, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Chicago, IL, Illinois, Boston, MA, Massachusetts, Denver, CO, Colorado 1569cf66-f634-47ff-adfd-ee883d93dd48

Sr Director Strategic Initiatives, OptumHealth - MN, IL, MA or CO Minnesota-Eden Prairie 764505