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Vice President, Payer Market Innovation - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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)

The Vice President, Payer Market Innovation is responsible for ensuring that we are delivering on our new Total Cost of Care programs effectively. This leader will be expected to be a liaison across multiple business segments to deliver on our out-year growth strategy. This leader will work across Optum to ensure the business case and the return on investment is being validated at the Optum Insight Level. This leader will need to be aware of and understand market trends and competitive intel and work with internal stakeholders to adjust strategy and roadmaps accordingly. This leader is expected to incorporate business acumen and industry expertise to drive top line growth. This leader is accountable for the performance and results of the business through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with matrix partners and stakeholders to monitor and manage progress as it relates to our business pipeline and growth model
  • Manage the product or strategic initiative through the product Accelerate process and/or the business incubation stage
  • Develop business cases with finance, operations, and product business partners for net-new products
  • Work with product business partners to ensure the business integration strategy is successful
  • Support large multi-year and multi-solution deals including both technology and services
  • Support client specific financial models that join multiple solutions and risk models together to back customer needs and Optum financial objectives
  • Support short and long term strategies to ensure growth and achievement of sustainable revenue targets for Optum
  • Solution design opportunities that can drive Product enhancements and further support growth and efficiency gains on holistic partnership deals
  • Develop ongoing Operational support and governance structure as part of the product design efforts to ensure successful transition from ideation to launch for each product
  • Participate in client conversations to ensure voice of customer is brought into our design and strategy

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:

  • 10+ years experience in health plan operations in product, finance, consulting or growth roles
  • 5+ years experience with product strategy, business model development ,and top line growth
  • 5+ years experience in Operational delivery with P&L responsibility
  • Experience driving initiatives in a heavily matrixed environment which requires the ability to influence and hold accountable without direct oversight
  • Proven business development success and sales experience in identifying and recommending new opportunities and initiatives for continual growth
  • Demonstrated experience using hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases
  • Ability to articulate complicated ideas and strategies in a clear, concise fashion
  • Willingness to travel domestically, up to 25%
  • 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:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in business or healthcare
  • Experience mentoring and leading teams
  • Experience in program management, leading large strategic initiatives

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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, in addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

  • 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.

Job Keywords: Vice President, VP, Payer Market Innovation, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Work from Home

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