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Manager, Advisory Services (Healthcare Consulting) - Telecommute - 889774

Nashville, TN 37201 Work Remotely
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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)


"The Manager, Advisory Services is the overall project lead across"moderate-complexity engagement types and is responsible for determining overall"approach and structure of analysis for engagement and key deliverables. The"Manager serves as the driving force behind team problem solving to help clients"identify strategic priorities, improve financial and market performance,"rationalize services, and meet the many challenges that health care reform"gives them. The Manager assigns work streams to team members and self that"reflect skills and development needs while meeting the needs and timelines of"the client. This role focuses on practice economics and will direct the team to"follow the practices needed to ensure both quality and profitability.


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


"Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build consensus"among client stakeholders who play a critical role in the client's ability to"successfully implement the identified solutions
  • Responsible for"determining overall approach and structure of analysis for engagement and key"deliverables
  • Spend time"coaching team members to develop approaches for their own sections when"appropriate
  • Principal point"of day to day contact for client executive
  • Establishes"optimal communication cadence with client and demonstrates sufficient executive"presence to lead onsite presentations
  • Closely monitors"actual vs. expected team utilization
  • Effectively and"appropriately apply both deductive and inductive thinking
  • Provide subject"matter expertise to other Optum Advisory Services business units as it relates"to strategic planning
  • Provide subject"matter expertise to Advisory Board research as needed
  • Communicate"effectively and accurately in writing and verbally to prospects, clients, and"other staff
  • Demonstrate"strong relationship management skills and ability to handle challenging"interpersonal situations

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:

  • Undergraduate degree and 5+ years professional consulting experience OR advanced degree (MBA/MPH/MHA, etc) and 3+ years consulting experience OR prior healthcare consulting experience including project management, developing and presenting deliverables, and analytics
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite - Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Familiar with variety of problem-solving approaches
  • Client relationship management experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Superior analytical capabilities and ability to drill down to the root cause of issues and be creative in problem solving
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel domestically, up to 80%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional consulting experience, preferably in healthcare
  • Graduate level degree in business or healthcare
  • Strong healthcare industry knowledge
  • Experience managing projects/teams that achieved budget, timeline and deliverable goals
  • Possess analytical reasoning and solution-focused problem solving
  • Ability to lead and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Experience mentoring junior level staff

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)

*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: Manager, Advisory, Telecommute, Healthcare, Remote

Posted: 2020-12-15 Expires: 2021-02-12

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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