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East Region Health Plan Chief Executive Officer

Hartford, CT 06103
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If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)  


Reporting to the CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community and State , the East Region CEO will have complete business performance accountability for all Medicaid operations in the multi-state regional territory. The Regional CEO will identify, develop and execute strategic initiatives designed to promote profitable growth. Working in a highly matrixed environment, this position will ensure alignment and execution of deliverables from key executives and cross functional work groups. Market resources including Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Product Development, Government Affairs, Legal, Compliance, Finance, Network Development, Clinical and Operations will have direct or indirect reporting responsibility to the Regional CEO. Finally, the Regional CEO serves as the key leader in the senior management team that links strategic planning objectives with operational execution. 

If you are located on the East Coast, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leadership
    • Develops strong executive level leadership teams, creates strong engagement in his/her team; fosters open dialogue; creates a feeling of belonging; defines success in terms of the whole team
    • Marshals resources (people, funding, material, support) to achieve growth and retention of new and existing business
    • Prioritizes, sets goals and ensures they are achieved on time and on budget
    • Orchestrates multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently
    • Directs the preparation of forecasts, budgets, proposal development and long-term plans based on objectives, initiatives and resources of the region
    • Reviews and approves performance/service delivery models for functional areas
    • Hires, performance manages, develops, and rewards employees
  • Development of Regional Market Strategy
    • Identifies market opportunities and develops regional strategies and tactics and ensures their execution in the marketplace
    • Works with the senior regional leadership team including Health Plan CEOs to develop and ensure accountability in the execution of region-wide strategies
    • Supports UnitedHealthcare national strategies and messages by tailoring initiatives to fit the local markets within the region
  • Sales and Member Retention
    • Influences sales strategy, tactics and execution
    • Interfaces with Product team
    • Represents the business needs with Product team - for new and existing products
    • Focuses on managing and streamlining the offerings in all markets
    • Consults on marketing and community outreach strategy for individual markets
    • Develops and enhances key relationships with State Partners and advocacy groups, builds loyalty, persistency
  • Compliance / Regulatory Management & Government Affairs
    • Ability to represent State and local market. Can serve as face to market
    • Supports initiatives that require compliance to corporate legal or regulatory policies
    • Focuses on cultivating/managing public policy issues at regional level
  • Matrix Management
    • Work with key UHG leaders to set priorities and oversee results for shared resources including finance and actuarial, clinical, network and provider relations, operations and Optum activities
    • Establish and participate in operating team meetings to review performance against goals, and identify business opportunities for UHG
    • Works across UHG leader team to set strategy and ensure market engagement to promote community relations, corporate philanthropy, improve public relations
    • Performs strategic role as a point of escalation for all functions
    • Ensures service delivery from all shared services partners
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.
Posted: 2020-09-02 Expires: 2020-11-08

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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