VP Analytics - Schaumburg, IL; Chicago, IL; or Eden Prairie, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Schaumburg , Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.APR.2019


The VP Analytics at OptumRx will lead a wide array of strategic data analytics projects, including healthcare outcomes and value, analytic d...


The VP Analytics at OptumRx will lead a wide array of strategic data analytics projects, including healthcare outcomes and value, analytic development projects that enable innovative healthcare products, and deploy analytic insights that improve business understanding of complex healthcare challenges. Primary Responsibilities Provides strategic oversight and vision related to analytic approaches for product outcomes and modeling, owning the development of business value statements through an analytic insight lens. Provides leadership to product organizations on analytic approaches to demonstrate clinical and financial value in a transparent manner, and develops analytic prototypes pilots to enable rapid launch of products. Engages with technical leadership to develop scalable and repeatable solutions for product maturation. Leads the organization's subject matter expertise related to analytics methodologies and best practices, including measurement, study design, interpretation and communication of analytic results.Communicates strategic and operational analytic concepts and findings to all levels of the organization. This includes developing communication products that summarize conclusions and recommendations from projects, presenting actionable opportunities, and proposing strategic and operational options for debate and consideration by the organization based on key findings. Leads and interfaces with relevant parties to resolve issues, and maintains andor accelerates progress to meet project outcome goals. Engage OptumRx's internal and external clients to present ideas, discuss technical aspects and provide thought leadership around analytic opportunities. Take on the full accountability to develop pilot projects through completion. Required Qualifications Master's degree 10+ years of progressive management experience. 10+ years of progressive experience in healthcare analytics andor research in health care provider andor payer environments. Advanced knowledge of health care, health insurance, health care research, andor advanced analytic methods including predictive and prescriptive modeling. 5 + years of experience with analytic tools such as SAS, R or Python, and a general knowledge or familiarity on new analytic technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing and Blockchain.Strong leadership capabilitiesHighly motivated and a self-starter Demonstrated effectiveness at a senior level in planning, leading, organizing, and directing staff, teams, and projects in multiple locations while simultaneously serving multiple stakeholders Ability to collaborate with all levels within the organization, including executive management, clinical and financial services, product development, information technology, sales and direct reports. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present business leaders. Must be articulate and ability to present well both oral and written formats. Must be able to develop content with limited information.Must be able to travel up to 30 Preferred Qualifications Doctoral degree Pharmacy Benefit Management experience 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) 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 Master Degree, management, analytics, health care, payer, health care research, predicative modeling, SAS, R, Python, artificial Intelligence, leadership, PBM, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois, Chicago, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota Job Title VP Analytics - Schaumburg, IL Chicago, IL or Eden Prairie, MN Shift Day Job Travel Yes, 25 of the Time Business OptumRx Core PBM Services Family Analytics Telecommuter Position No Job Level Director Overtime Status Exempt Posted Date City Schaumburg State IL Country United States Department OptumRx Pharmacy Svcs

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