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Principal Data Analyst, Optum People Analytics - Remote - 2151538

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. The People Analytics team at Optum provides insights and perspectives on our employee population that allow us to fulfill our mission to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. In this role, you will be an integral part of the Optum People Analytics team and report to the Director of People Analytics supporting OptumInsight and OptumRx. You will develop and implement tools to drive improved decision making and business performance by providing executive insights and key trends to People Business Partners. You will collaborate with the team to translate business objectives and challenges into analytics projects, prioritize, share best practices, and deliver analytics and reporting of key business trends to People Business Partners. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Consult with senior leaders on the People Team to understand key priorities and utilize data to help them make better decisions. Discover and communicate meaningful patterns in data and provide context, insights, and analytics
  • Proactive engagement with People Business Partners to track and improve employee-related metrics to measure the return on HC investments
  • Support employee survey and listening strategy
  • Interpret the results of data analyses and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations to help guide people strategy and decision-making
  • Compile presentations to effectively synthesize and communicate results and implications of data findings and trends
  • Collaborate across the broader UnitedHealth Group People Analytics Community of Practice in scaling processes, tools, and analysis for use across the enterprise Priorities Will Include Work On:
    • Employee listening
    • Turnover
    • Strategic Workforce Planning
    • Mobility
    • Executive Insights
    • Non-Integrated Entities (M&A) 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 or equivalent experience
      • 7+ years of experience using conceptual data analytics to formulate hypotheses, determine assumptions to test, and interpret data / results
      • 7+ years of work experience analyzing and interpreting data to provide insights
      • 7+ years of consulting experience with customers and influencing leaders
      • Expert Microsoft Excel skills
      • Expert in design of data visualizations and/or dashboards in BI tools (i.e., Domo, PowerBI, Tableau, etc---) to create actionable insights
      • Demonstrated solid communication skills
      • Solid data acumen, including the ability to identify trends, anomalies and points requiring additional investigation
      • Ability to distill raw data sets into themes and action plans
      • Demonstrated curiosity for learning and working in ambiguous environments
      • Demonstrated high emotional intelligence
      • Growth mindset Preferred Qualifications:
        • Master's degree
        • Healthcare industry knowledge
        • Expert proficiency in statistical techniques
        • Familiarity with human capital metrics / measures
        • Consulting / client facing / client management experience
        • Understanding of UnitedHealth Group business Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges. *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California/Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada/New York City/Washington residents is $101,200 to $184,000. 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. At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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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