VP Data Analytics - Telecommute (Minneapolis preferred) at Optum

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UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Highly skilled, motivated, and experienced senior leader to continue to evolve both the market's understanding of the performance of Bind as well as to inform the continued evolution of the product. Use insightful analysis to redefine how health insurance performance is measured. Lead Bind in its efforts to continue to develop as a data-driven organization. Lead a high performing team to deliver results to clients and identify opportunities for improvement internally. Delivering these capabilities will require coordinating across several aspects of the organization. Focus, enthusiasm, and a dedication to excellence are all personal characteristics highly valued in the Bind organization.
You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Minneapolis, MN Preferred
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead Bind's continued development of a company-wide data driven culture, including high-level data literacy and the use of data as a routine part of Bind's decision-making processes
  • Develop and execute diagnostic methods and tools to gain a deep understanding of consumer's behavior under traditional and Bind plans
  • Continue to evolve data governance processes and quality controls to ensure consistency and accuracy through collaboration with data engineering and other functions
  • Work closely with Bind's prospects and customers to help them understand the nature of Bind's product offerings and to identify opportunities to improve plan performance
  • Design and support the team in executing measurement plans by product feature as well as conduct exploratory data analyses to help better understand trends and behavior that highlight Bind's value and opportunities within these markets
  • Manage the team to develop and maintain business reporting and intelligence dashboards to uncover actionable insights for internal teams
  • Maintain a deep understanding of analytics tools and techniques and the ability to map those to Bind's marketplace dynamics
  • Lead analytics-related discussions with key stakeholders and leadership team
  • Produce technical, internal, and customer-focused reports using state-of-the art tools for visualization, mapping, and presentation, including both static and interactive materials in both print and digital formats.
  • Communicate Bind's capabilities and insights from data analysis and through effective data visualization, reporting, and story telling
  • Manage the business's external data and analytics partners
  • Define and drive business value through the utilization of data assets and analytics
  • Drive education and evangelization of data throughout Bind and externally as needed by communicating the vision and key use case potential of data insights. Democratize data within the organization.
  • Play a strategic role with continuously improving the company's data analysis model and assets to deliver industry-leading performance and insights
  • Ensure quality and integrity of the insights and story from the data analysis models and how those insights align with Bind's overall story

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:
  • Understanding of probability and statistics, data management, and visualization techniques
  • Understanding of healthcare data and healthcare opportunities
  • A knack for statistical analysis and passion to leverage these tools to provide insights and capabilities to meet business goals
  • Track record of thought leadership in the employee benefits consulting community and with large employers
  • Success building and leading high-performing analytics teams through the successful delivery of advanced quantitative analyses and statistical modeling that measure impact of business performance
  • Success in articulating a vision and then building processes, structures, and teams to support that vision
  • Ability to map business problems to possibilities for data insights and solutions
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a highly dynamic environment, strong problem-solving skills, exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Education or commensurate experience in statistics, mathematics, actuarial science, health services research, economics, or any other related quantitative field
  • Knowledge and experience in a health plan environment
  • Ability to identify key opportunities for action in an innovating environment that includes ambiguity and change
  • Ability to build a collaborative culture and relationships across the organization and with external strategic partners
  • Ability to influence course of action when others are directly accountable for outcomes
  • Ability to travel to meet the needs of the role

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $134,200 to $257,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $134,200 to $257,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
*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 bylower 48 law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: VP Data Analytics, Bind, Data, Analytics, Remote, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota
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