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Associate Director Network and Population Health Consulting

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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Associate Director Network and Population Health Consulting(Job Number:712904)

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting.


Optum payer consulting is looking for an Associate Director to expand their offerings within their Networks and Population Health pillar and is looking for a senior clinical resource to support the expected growth of population health management consulting. This role will also potentially support other related areas, as needed, such as quality, compliance and payer-provider collaborations / ACO models. This resource will lead the delivery of and provide SME support for complex engagements. In addition, this resource will also support business development activities, such as new pursuits and support of offering research and development, and have operational leadership duties within the Population Health Management Consulting practice.


Travel is typical for this role and our associates leave out early Monday and return late on Thursday. Location of residence is flexible for this role; however, travel is a requirement


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Business Development (about 25% Time Allocation):

    • Define the business development strategy for a subset of the practice, as required
    • Own and manage sales accounts, leads, pursuits, and proposals
    • Identify and own the development of new NPH consulting solutions that will be brought to market, leveraging research and internal resources
    • Effectively build and maintain relationships with internal and external clients
    • Identify opportunities for sales and business development collaboration with other Optum business segments
    • Develop thought leadership and share point of view in various mediums
  • Program Delivery and Oversight (about 75% Time Allocation):

    • Direct responsibility for the delivery oversight of large scale program execution. Large scale programs are defined as high cost, high complexity and/or high risk
    • Facilitate development of business segment and enterprise level planning and program objective setting
    • Participate in senior level program funding and prioritization decision processes
    • Provide strategic input to the development of program roadmap and timelines 
    • Create a team oriented work climate that enables professional development and encourages creative solutions and strategies
    • Support the management of resources within programs
    • Support program communication plan and execution
    • Require that quality assurance methods are implemented within the program
    • Provide status updates and review of programs to senior leadership
    • Provide coaching and mentoring of project team with the goal of developing and retaining talent within the organization

Job Bus Advisory & Tech Cnsltng
Primary Location US-MN-Eden Prairie
Other Location United States, US-CT-Hartford
Organization Ops Consulting
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 2
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