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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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

This position will be responsible for supporting business operations for the Optum’s healthcare consulting division, Optum Advisory Services (OAS).  As part of the business operations team, you will be in a critical role responsible for ensuring our consultants and leaders have the processes, information, and data necessary to effectively manage our business.  This role will require collaboration with business and technology departments to identify issues and develop and execute solutions.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support consultants and project managers in the creation and maintenance of projects from opportunity identification through closure
  • Perform analysis/research to investigate project billing issues and take appropriate actions to resolve issues
  • Prepare operational reports to support leadership decision making
  • Act as a liaison between Project Management, Accounting, Finance, and various System Management groups
  • Create written and oral communication artifacts that effectively summarize findings, support fact-based recommendations, and provide appropriate detail to substantiate conclusions 
  • Conduct research studies that may include collecting, analyzing, trending, and presenting data and recommendations to management 
  • Identify and document business process re-engineering opportunities including current and future state process flows 
  • Work closely with business teams to strategize solutions that support long term business objectives 
  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and processes
  • Assess existing processes, recommend, and implement improvements to simplify, automate or create more efficiency

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 or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of work experience, preferably in an operations, finance, or sales support environment
  • 2+ years of building/creating reports and project deliverables 
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to work in highly technical and matrixed fast-paced environment 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following tools/applications: Salesforce, OpenAir, PeopleSoft/ERP
  • Prior experience in a Management Consulting/Professional Consulting organization 
  • Novice report building skills with business intelligence tools (i.e. Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Healthcare experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $90,500 to $161,600. 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 country: United States

City: Los Angeles

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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