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Senior Business Strategy Analyst - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 13, 2021

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)

What makes your career greater with Optum Frontier Therapies (OFT)? You'll work with expert and enthusiastic peers, be part of a culture focused on both clinical outcomes and business results, and contribute to a growing team that prides itself on learning, evolving and challenging the status quo.

As a Senior Business Strategy Analyst of Specialty Distribution, you will be responsible for collecting and analyzing data for potential business expansion. This will include working with pharmaceutical manufacturers, as well as working across the UnitedHealth Group enterprise of companies. You will use data driven results to help determine what areas of specialty distribution OFT invests in for the future. Data results will also drive OFT expansion decisions as it relates to physical warehouse space. The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst will also be responsible for developing reports that are required in our data agreements with manufacturing partners. This role does not reside within IT, but rather sits inside the business and directly works with leadership to support deal evaluation. This role will also communicate with IT as needed, and be responsible for leading data project activities, assisting in the launch of new distribution agreements, conducting team meetings, establishing and maintaining timelines, and communications to all levels of stakeholders.

The Senior Business Strategy Analyst will be responsible for building and managing a team of Business Intelligence Analysts, as the company grows.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support operational and business analytics, process improvement data deep-dives, and the identification and execution of new opportunities to drive increases in efficiency and performance
  • Leverage market and customer research, trends, and competitor analysis to drive revenue, increase profitability, grow market share and enhance customer loyalty
  • Manage Manufacturer data to ensure compliance with fee-for-service arrangements
  • Develop innovative analytic solutions, create actionable insights, and drive better decisions and performance to help the organization achieve its objectives
  • Be detail orientated - getting "into the trenches" to evaluate all aspects of operations; pivotal to success will be the ability to take a hands-on approach to getting the information needed and driving effective and lasting change
  • Develop visionary and creative analytic solutions to measure business performance; identify / quantify drivers, risks, and opportunities and define solutions to mitigate risks and leverage opportunities
  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, projects and/or approaches
  • Be goal-directed, persistent, and driven to achieve positive results; positive influence on others and deals well with setbacks; identifies integration issues, removes barriers, and tracks project status in order to obtain desired results

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 in Business, Finance, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in reporting and analysis, data management, and reconciliation
  • 3+ years in a corporate setting in the healthcare services or specialty pharmacy services
  • 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft Power BI, or other advanced analytical tools such as Qlik Sense, Oracle Analytics Cloud, Tableau, ThoughtSpot, or SAP
  • External client-facing and/or account management or vendor management experience
  • Experience developing and delivering formal presentations
  • Proven history of implementing and executing successful business ideas into action
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a team of direct reports or demonstrated ability to manage and develop team members
  • Experience with Pharmacy Utilization Data
  • Self-starter with an engaging leadership style, solid influencing and facilitation skills that will quickly develop relationships across the organization and with clients, while building a collaborative work environment
  • Ability to demonstrate analytic thought leadership with skills in developing innovative and creative analytic solutions to complex problems
  • Client-focused approach with outstanding interpersonal skills, strong business acumen and critical thinking ability
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills with the ability to anticipate, identify and diagnose problems and make recommendations
  • Ability to demonstrate key successes on business solutions derived from analysis and deep learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an emphasis on being able to logically structure thoughts and create organized visuals for stakeholders

Optum Frontier Therapies has the vision that all people, no matter how unique, can access a better tomorrow.

Focused on reimagining specialty pharmacy for patients with rare disease and advanced therapeutics, we work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other.

Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to Optum Frontier Therapies, part of UnitedHealth Group, and share your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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 Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. 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 Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy

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: Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Analytics, Strategy, Reporting, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Las Vegas , Senior Business Strategy Analyst - Telecommute, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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