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

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Schaumburg , Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 05.AUG.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 and/or 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 and/or research in health care provider
and/or payer environments. Advanced knowledge of health care, health insurance,
health care research, and/or 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

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree Pharmacy Benefit Management

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

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

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: 7/12/2019
City: Schaumburg
State: IL
Country: United States
Department: OptumRx Pharmacy Svcs
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