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Workforce Optimization Specialist - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: January 12, 2022

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 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)This role is responsible for leading transformational initiatives in OptumInsight tied to our Workforce Strategy and Talent Supply Chain Transformation Program. -As part of the OI Workforce Strategy team you will partner and collaborate with multiple stakeholders to drive initiatives designed to optimize the makeup and usage of our growing workforce. -Key levers such as labor pyramid management, labor location, contingent labor management, productivity and utilization, billability, and others will have targets established, baselines measured, and a series of ongoing and continuous improvement actions executed as we work towards driving efficiency, effectiveness, employee, and client satisfaction across OI. -This role is part of a team whose primary objective is to deliver the value proposition of our strategy as measured by KPIs and metrics, working closely with business leaders to drive results. -Our strategy is focused on influencing the shape of the workforce with an emphasis on resource demand forecasting in the ninety-day to one year range.This is a key role within the organization and candidates need to have energy, self-motivation, and enthusiasm about influencing change and collaborating with others while being committed to the broader strategy of OI. -Prior experience in workforce optimization, data analytics, or business operations is desirable in the role, with experience in change management projects also being helpful.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.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
  • 5+ years of experience in workforce optimization or data analytics
  • Experience implementing change management initiatives
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft OfficePreferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in process definition and metrics definition
    • Experience communicating across all levels of management -
    • Experience in the concepts of integrated workforce management
    • Experience deploying process changes across a complex organization
    • Understanding of the concepts of workforce management and/or end-to-end people supply chain
    • Business acumenTo 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 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 $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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 PolicyDiversity 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: Workforce Optimization Specialist, Workforce Optimization, Specialist, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

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