Director Tech Project - Program Manager - Telecommute at Optum (Indianapolis, IN or Remote)

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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Direct responsibility for delivery oversight of large-scale program execution
  • 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
  • Support program P&L, building efficient, repeatable processes to deliver profitable growth
  • 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
  • Work closely with Optum consulting teams, product teams, and growth offices to promote and drive data and analytical services multi-year engagements
  • 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
  • Act as a subject matter expert around Medicaid health system data and analytics function, operations, and governance
  • 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

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
  • 10+ years of experience leading initiatives and / or projects
  • 5+ years of healthcare experience with knowledge and background in healthcare provider analytics
  • 5+ years of experience as a subject matter expert with proven track record in the areas of data management and information and data governance
  • 3+ years of experience working with C-level executives
  • 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%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience leading a health system data and analytics function
  • Experience with a State Medicaid program
  • 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
  • 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
  • Background in information technology management consulting
  • Depth around clinical topics, disease prediction, disease states, strategic market assessments
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work on multiple client engagements

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 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)
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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 by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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