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Manager (Strategy & Growth) - Advisory Services - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Orlando
Posted on: March 18, 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 Manager (Strategy & Growth), Advisory Services is the overall project lead across moderate-complexity engagement types and is responsible for determining overall approach and structure of analysis for engagement and key deliverables. The Manager (Strategy & Growth), Advisory Services will need substantial industry knowledge and will serve as the driving force behind team problem solving to help the clients identify strategic priorities, improve financial and market performance, rationalize services, and meet the many challenges that health care reform gives them. The Manager (Strategy & Growth), Advisory Services will assign workstreams to team members and self that reflect skills and development needs while meeting the needs and timelines of the client. This role will have a focus on project economics and will direct team to follow the practices needed to ensure both quality and profitability. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Overall project lead across moderate-complexity engagement types (or workstream lead for higher-complexity engagements) Ability to accurately diagnose the issues the client has identified (as well as underlying issues) and determine the appropriate strategic solutions Build consensus among client stakeholders who play a critical role in the client's ability to successfully implement the identified solutions Determining overall analytical approach and structure for engagement / workstream and including key deliverables Spend time coaching team members to develop approaches for their own sections when appropriate, reviewing and validating their work for accuracy and effectiveness Principal point of day-to-day contact for client project lead Establishes optimal communication cadence with client and demonstrates sufficient executive presence to lead onsite presentations Assigns workstreams to team members and self that reflect skills and development needs while meeting needs and timelines of client Focuses on project economics and directs team to follow practices needed to ensure both quality and profitability Closely monitors actual vs. expected team utilization Effectively and appropriately apply both deductive and inductive thinking Provide subject matter expertise to other Optum Advisory Services business units as it relates to strategic planning Provide support to other Optum Advisory Services business units when strategy expertise is required in dealing with client issues Communicate effectively and accurately in writing and verbally to prospects, clients, and other staff Demonstrate strong relationship management skills and ability to handle challenging interpersonal situations Contribute to practice-level initiatives including business development and thought leadership beyond client project work 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: Relevant Advanced Degree (MBA/MPH/MHA) with 3 years consulting experience OR Undergraduate Degree with 5years consulting experience 3 years of external client/customer facing experience at a consulting firm (Big 4 / Big 6 / Boutique) environment 3 years of experience utilizing formal industry strategy consulting frameworks Minimum of three 3 years of healthcare, payer and/or provider, life sciences experience Proficiency in MS Office Suite - Word, PowerPoint, Excel Familiar with variety of strategy consulting frameworks and problem-solving approaches Ability to travel domestically, up to 50% when required Preferred Qualifications: Graduate level degree in business or healthcare Payer and/or provider experience Experience mentoring junior level staff Experience managing projects that achieved budget and timeline goals Background in healthcare consulting Analytical reasoning and solution-focus problem solving Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision Demonstrated ability to drill down to the root cause of issues and be creative in problem solving Proven written and verbal communication skills 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. California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or 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. All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy 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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