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UnitedHealth Group Associate Director Pharmacy Analytics - Minnetonka, MN in Minnetonka, Minnesota

UnitedHealthcare, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, is comprised of three specialized businesses dedicated to meeting the health care benefits needs of individuals and groups; all part of something greater, but each with a specialized focus:

UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual works with individuals, small businesses and large multi-site employers to provide innovative, affordable benefits services.

Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality health care that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being.

The Associate Director is a member of the UnitedHealthcare Finance and Analytics Team and is responsible for leading trend management, analytics and modeling, as well as leading a team of individuals in supporting Pharmacy business and trend performance. The Associate Director role is critical in terms of partnering with internal stakeholders and developing the cross functional relationships necessary to drive business results.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide insight and identify opportunity for the pharmacy business based on trend forecast and trend performance

  • Identify issues/unusual trend and provide meaningful explanations and insights as well as help develop mitigation plan

  • Analyze/interpret the results of the analysis and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations

  • Collaborate with stakeholders (including Clinical, Network and others) to drive pharmacy initiatives and support analytics needs

  • Support Ad Hoc pharmacy cost and utilization analytics

  • Drive change and innovation though continually seeking and implementing innovative solutions; create and support a culture that thrives on continuous change; inspire people to stretch beyond their comfort zone; take well-reasoned risk

  • Uses internal networks to accomplish objectives; persuades others; gains the support and assistance of others who have a stake in the outcome; and proactively participates in Company and business unit initiatives

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Accounting or other related field

  • 6+ years of progressive professional experience with emphasis in financial analysis or other analytical functions

  • Demonstrated experience in developing, executing and evolving large scale strategies and capabilities.

  • 2+ years of supervisory experience

  • Ability to interact effectively with different business units, team members, and external client at all levels

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and drive disciplined fact-based decisions.

  • Desire to make an impact, manage multiple tasks and shift priorities quickly

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, with all levels within an organization

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Excel

  • SAS and SQL – analytics experience utilizing these tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in healthcare industry; pharmacy experience with PBM or healthcare industry analytics experience

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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: Associate Director Finance Analytics, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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